Mr. Gray was a native of Ireland, born in Claremorris, County of Mayo, on the 6th of July, 1819. He was the fourth son of John and Eliza Wilson Gray. His father was a member of a highly respectable family in the north of Ireland, and held in early life, a position in the civil service of the government and was sent to Claremorris on official duty. He there married Eliza Wilson, the daughter of George Wilson, a wealthy merchant of the town, and having resigned his office, took up his permanent residence in that place.
|Date of Birth||6th Jul 1819|
|Date of Death||29th Jun 1869|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||Mr. Gray was a native of Ireland, born in Claremorris, County of Mayo, on the 6th of July, 1819. He was the fourth son of John and Eliza Wilson Gray. In the year 1840, he emigrated to this country, and coming to Michigan, visited his elder brother.|
|Occupation||In 1848, he was elected City Attorney, and the same year married Mary Stewart, daughter of Charles H. Stewart, Esq., and revisited Ireland with his bride, returning in 1849. surviving him, are the widow and three sons, Charles, William and Robert.|
|Names of Siblings||Of his surviving brothers, Sir John Gray, formerly Lord Mayor of Dublin, and editor of the Dublin Nation, and an intimate friend of Daniel O'Connell, is now member of Parliament for Kilkenny, and Wilson Gray, formerly Attorney-General of Australia.|