Near Waynesboro in Wayne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Gray Family Cemetery
Erected 1978 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 44.444′ N, 88° 39.127′ W. Marker is near Waynesboro, Mississippi, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 45 and Jimmy Ramey Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 45. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Jimmy Ramey Road, Waynesboro MS 39367, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clinch Gray (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Philadelphus Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); First Auto Bank (approx. 4.5 miles away); Wayne County Civil War Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wayne County War Memorial Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway (approx. 4.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
More about this marker. This marker contains unorthodox abbreviations. It should normally read:
This family was established in Wayne County by Clinch Gray, a native of North Carolina. He immigrated to this region in 1808, one year before the County was organized within the Mississippi Territory. Gray signed Mississippi's first constitution in 1817. He was buried here, 1824.
Also see . . . The Order of First Families in Mississippi. (Submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.