Emily Bray

F, b. 1 August 1877
  • Emily Bray was born on 1 August 1877.
  • She was the daughter of Peter White Bray and Priscilla Randall.
  • Emily Bray was baptized on 28 October 1877 in Perranuthnoe. At the time of her baptism her father Peter was a gardener of Treveane.

Ethel May Bray

F, b. 1887

Florence Jane Bray

F, b. 1867

Francis Bray

M, b. circa 1895

Frederick Charles Bray

M, b. 23 November 1878
  • Frederick Charles Bray was born on 23 November 1878.
  • He was the son of Peter White Bray and Priscilla Randall.
  • Frederick Charles Bray was baptized on 23 February 1879 in Perranuthnoe. At the time of her baptism his father Peter was a farmer of Chiverton. Frederick was baptised twice, the first time by a dissenting preacher. His parents wished him to be baptised again.

Grace M(addern) Bray

F, b. 23 February 1878, d. September 1961
  • Grace M(addern) Bray was born on 23 February 1878 in Norville, California.
  • She was the daughter of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern.
  • Grace M(addern) Bray appeared as a member of the household of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern in 1880 in Nortonville, California; Digory is shown as a 38 year old miner born England, parents born England, living with Grace, 38, born England, parents born England, Jane 12, born England, a scholar, Bessie 7, born England, a scholar, and Hettie 4, born California & Gracie 2 born California.
  • At the age of 26 years, Grace M(addern) Bray married Floyd Leslie Baird in 1905.
  • On 21 June 1942,her husband, Floyd Leslie Baird died in California at age 72.
  • Grace M(addern) Bray died in September 1961 in Redwood City, California, at age 83.

Children of Grace M(addern) Bray and Floyd Leslie Baird

Herbert Hamilton Bray

M, b. 1881, d. 10 May 1900

Hettie (Etta) Bray

F, b. 6 March 1876, d. 10 October 1957
  • Hettie (Etta) Bray was born on 6 March 1876 in California.
  • She was the daughter of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern.
  • Hettie (Etta) Bray appeared as a member of the household of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern in 1880 in Nortonville, California; Digory is shown as a 38 year old miner born England, parents born England, living with Grace, 38, born England, parents born England, Jane 12, born England, a scholar, Bessie 7, born England, a scholar, and Hettie 4, born California & Gracie 2 born California.
  • Hettie (Etta) Bray married William Conrad Pomin in 1899. Etta and William were both 23 when they married.
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  • Hettie (Etta) Bray appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 in San Francisco, California. She was shown as Etta B (Bray), wife, female, white aged 53 years, married at 23 years of age, born California and both mother and father born England. She was a homemaker. She was living with her husband William.
  • On 23 April 1931,her husband, William Conrad Pomin died at age 55.
  • Hettie (Etta) Bray died on 10 October 1957 in San Francisco at age 81. Her name is shown as "ETTA" .

Child of Hettie (Etta) Bray and William Conrad Pomin

Honor Jane Bray

F, b. 23 October 1867, d. 5 December 1944
  • Honor Jane Bray was also known as Jennie or Jane.
  • She was born on 23 October 1867 in Madron, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Honor Jane Bray was living in the household of Grace Maddern in Madron. Grace is shown as the 29 year old head of the family born Paul. Living with her are her daughter Honor J Bray aged 3 born Madron and her father Thomas Maddern, 52 an agent to a railway, born Paul. Digory's widowed mother Honor Bray aged 60 was living two houses away.
  • Honor Jane Bray immigrated to California, USA, between 1873 and 1876.
  • She appeared as a member of the household of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern in 1880 in Nortonville, California; Digory is shown as a 38 year old miner born England, parents born England, living with Grace, 38, born England, parents born England, Jane 12, born England, a scholar, Bessie 7, born England, a scholar, and Hettie 4, born California & Gracie 2 born California.
  • At the age of 19 years, 3 months and 30 days, Honor Jane Bray married John G W Simmons, son of Unknown Grinnell, on 22 February 1887 in San Francisco, California, USA. The 1930 census showed that John was 26 years old when he married and Jennie was 19. Their marriage was announced on the 20 June 1887 in a Cornwall newspaper. It read: SIMMONS – BRAY - At San Francisco, California, February 22, Mr. John G. Simmons, of San Francisco, to Miss Jennie Bray, daughter of the late Mr. Digory Bray, of Newlyn West. The same edition announced the marriage of Jennie's cousin Catherine (Katie) Williams to Joseph Gould in Queensland. The cousins were married on the same day.
  • Honor Jane Bray and John G W Simmons appeared on the census of 1920 in San Francisco, California. Jennie is shown as a 52 year old, who was born in England as were her parents. There was no occupation given.
  • Honor Jane Bray and John G W Simmons appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 in San Francisco, California. Jennies is shown as a 62 year old white female living with her husband John. She was married at 19 years, and born in England. Both her mother and father were born in England and she immigrated in 1867. She had been naturalised and no occupation was given.
  • On 16 April 1943,her husband, John G W Simmons died in San Francisco, California, at age 82.
  • Honor Jane Bray died on 5 December 1944 in San Francisco at age 77.

Children of Honor Jane Bray and John G W Simmons

James Bray

M, b. 19 June 1869, d. 15 March 1913

John Bray

M, b. 1837, d. 28 April 1910
  • John Bray was born in 1837 in Penzance.
  • He was the son of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census John Bray was living in the household of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams in Madron. John senior was shown as a 40 year old basket weaver, living with his wife Honour aged 30, and sons William 8, and John 4. All were born in Cornwall.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census John Bray was living in the household of Honor Williams and John Bellow Bray in Madron. John senior was shown as a 52 year old basket maker born Breage, living with his 42 year old wife Honor also a basket maker born Breage and sons John 14,born Penzance, Digory 10, Peter 5, and Sampson P aged 1, all born Madron.
  • John Bray immigrated to Victoria circa 1854. A large family of Bray's came on the "Panama" in 1854 - there were two John's one aged 23, the other 19.
  • At the age of 25 years, John Bray married Catherine Hamilton Innes in 1862 in Sandhurst, Victoria.
  • John Bray died on 28 April 1910 in Victoria.

Children of John Bray and Catherine Hamilton Innes

John Bray

M, b. 3 July 1880

John Bellow Bray

M, b. 1799
  • John Bellow Bray was born in 1799 in Breage.
  • At the age of 33 years, John Bellow Bray married Honor Williams on 11 July 1832 in Cornwall. John is shown as a widower residing at Penzance, and Honor a spinster of Madron. They were married by banns, Johns signing his name while Honor signed with her mark. No profession, age or parent details were given. Witnessed to the marriage were John C D Jenkins and Eliza Stephens.
  • John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Madron. John senior was shown as a 40 year old basket weaver, living with his wife Honour aged 30, and sons William 8, and John 4. All were born in Cornwall.
  • John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Madron. John senior was shown as a 52 year old basket maker born Breage, living with his 42 year old wife Honor also a basket maker born Breage and sons John 14,born Penzance, Digory 10, Peter 5, and Sampson P aged 1, all born Madron.
  • John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Madron. John is shown as the 62 year old head, a basket maker born Launceston, living with his wife Honor born Madron and son Sampson aged 10, a scholar born Madron.
  • John Bellow Bray died in Madron. His age was given as 70 on the burial record.
  • He was buried on 1 January 1865 in Madron.

Children of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams

John Bellow Bray

M, b. 8 February 1865, d. 7 December 1913

Grave of John Bellow (Blue) Bray and Alice Harvey - Eaglehawk Cemetery
  • John Bellow Bray was born on 8 February 1865 in Victoria.
  • He was the son of John Bray and Catherine Hamilton Innes.
  • At the age of 23 years, John Bellow Bray married Alice Harvey in 1889 in Victoria.
  • John Bellow Bray died on 7 December 1913 in Victoria at age 48.
  • He was buried in December 1913 in Eaglehawk Cemetery.

John Henry Bray

M, b. 14 November 1881

Julia Bray

F, b. 14 November 1881
  • Julia Bray was born on 14 November 1881.
  • She was the daughter of Peter White Bray and Priscilla Randall.
  • Julia Bray was baptized on 22 January 1882 in Perranuthnoe. At the time of her baptism her father Peter was a market gardener of Penzance.

Lewis A Bray

M, b. circa 1910

Lilias Bray

F, b. 1866

Mabel Daniel Bray

F, b. circa 1884

Mary Elizabeth Bray

F, b. 1876
  • Mary Elizabeth Bray was born in 1876 in Trevene.
  • She was the daughter of Sampson Rodda Bray and Mary Jane Richards.
  • Mary Elizabeth Bray was baptized on 18 September 1876 in Marazion Wesleyan Circuit. At the time her parents were living at Trevene.

Peter White Bray

M, b. 24 May 1846
  • Peter White Bray was baptized on 24 May 1846 in Madron.
  • He was the son of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Peter White Bray was living in the household of Honor Williams and John Bellow Bray in Madron. John senior was shown as a 52 year old basket maker born Breage, living with his 42 year old wife Honor also a basket maker born Breage and sons John 14,born Penzance, Digory 10, Peter 5, and Sampson P aged 1, all born Madron.
  • Peter White Bray appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Madron. Peter is shown as a 14 year old servant, born Madron working as a cattle feeder at the farm of William Matthews.
  • At the age of 28 years, 1 month and 28 days, Peter White Bray married Priscilla Randall, daughter of Frederick Randall, on 22 July 1874 in Paul Parish Church. The marriage record shows that Peter White Bray was a 28 year old gardener of Perranuthnoe. His father was John Bray a basket maker. Priscilla Randall was the 21 year old daughter of Frederick Randall, a butcher and lived in Penzance. They were married by license. Witnesses to the marriage were Charles Read Randall and Emily Randall.

Children of Peter White Bray and Priscilla Randall

Peter White Bray

M, b. 28 February 1871, d. 24 December 1958
  • Peter White Bray was born on 28 February 1871 in Victoria.
  • He was the son of John Bray and Catherine Hamilton Innes.
  • Peter White Bray died on 24 December 1958 at age 87.

Peter White Randell Bray

M, b. 3 February 1876
  • Peter White Randell Bray was born on 3 February 1876.
  • He was the son of Peter White Bray and Priscilla Randall.
  • Peter White Randell Bray was baptized on 23 February 1879 in Perranuthnoe. At the time of her baptism his father Peter was a farmer of Chiverton. Frederick was baptised twice, the first time by a dissenting preacher. His parents wished him to be baptised again.

Sampson Rodda Bray

M, b. 24 March 1850
  • Sampson Rodda Bray was baptized on 24 March 1850 in Madron.
  • He was the son of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Sampson Rodda Bray was living in the household of Honor Williams and John Bellow Bray in Madron. John senior was shown as a 52 year old basket maker born Breage, living with his 42 year old wife Honor also a basket maker born Breage and sons John 14,born Penzance, Digory 10, Peter 5, and Sampson P aged 1, all born Madron.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Sampson Rodda Bray was living in the household of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams in Madron. John is shown as the 62 year old head, a basket maker born Launceston, living with his wife Honor born Madron and son Sampson aged 10, a scholar born Madron.
  • At the age of 21 years, 8 months and 15 days, Sampson Rodda Bray married Mary Jane Richards on 9 December 1871 in Paul Parish Church. Sampson Rodda is show as a full age bachelor, residence Faugan, father John Blue ? Bray, basketmaker. Mary Jane was a full age spinster, father William Richards a farmer of Faugan. Samson signed with his mark and Mary Jane signed her name. They were married by banns. Witnesses to the marriage were Digory Bray and Richard Richards.
  • Sampson Rodda Bray immigrated circa 1890. Samson may have come to Australia before his wife and children through Sydney. The family settled in Eaglehawk, Victoria.

Children of Sampson Rodda Bray and Mary Jane Richards

Samson Rodda Bray

M, b. 9 August 1879, d. 12 October 1912
  • Samson Rodda Bray was born on 9 August 1879 in Victoria.
  • He was the son of John Bray and Catherine Hamilton Innes.
  • Samson Rodda Bray died on 12 October 1912 at age 33.

Sarah Jane Bray

F, b. 1872

Walter Garfield Bray

M, b. 24 May 1881, d. 21 February 1960

Walter Garfield Bray born Nortonville, California 1881, died 1960 San Francisco - taken 7 July 1912
  • Walter Garfield Bray was born on 24 May 1881 in Norville, California, USA.
  • He was the son of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern.
  • Between 1917 and 1918 Walter was registered for the WW1 draught. He was living at 846 Haigh Street, San Francisco at the time and worked as a Sales Manager for John H Spohn & Co at 49 Main Street, San Francisco. He gave his next of kin as Grace M Bray living at 846 Haigh Street (Grace was his mother). Walter was 37 years old at the time of medium height and stout build with grey eyes and a bald head.
  • At the age of 37 years, Walter Garfield Bray married Carrie Belle Ensign, daughter of Eugine J Ensign, in 1919.
  • Walter Garfield Bray appeared on the census of 1930 in San Francisco. Walter was shown as a 48 year old Manufacturers broker, born California living with his wife Belle C, parents born Ohio, also 48 and a Eugene J Ensign, 79, Bell's father, a widow whose parents were both born in Ohio.
  • Walter Garfield Bray died on 21 February 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA, at age 78. His social security number was SSN     554-46-3019.

William Bray

M, b. 1833
  • William Bray was born in 1833 in Cornwall.
  • He was the son of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census William Bray was living in the household of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams in Madron. John senior was shown as a 40 year old basket weaver, living with his wife Honour aged 30, and sons William 8, and John 4. All were born in Cornwall.
  • William Bray immigrated to Victoria in 1856.
  • William Bray married Jane Lilias Glass circa 1865 in Sandhurst, Victoria.

Children of William Bray and Jane Lilias Glass

William Bray

M, b. circa 1720

William Daniel Bray

M, b. 1 October 1863, d. 27 March 1897
  • William Daniel Bray was born on 1 October 1863 in Victoria.
  • He was the son of John Bray and Catherine Hamilton Innes.
  • William Daniel Bray died on 27 March 1897 in Victoria at age 33.