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Families covered: Ray of Bury St. Edminds, Ray of Haughley, Ray of Wickhambrook

Richard Ray of Whepsted, Suffolk (bpt 06.01.1572-3, d by 1677)
m. Elizabeth
1. John Ray of Denston & Wickhambrook (bur 23.12.1666)
  A. Walter Ray of Denham, Suffolk (bpt 12.12.1634, d before 13.06.1693)
  The following is partly supported by 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Edited with extensive additions', vol 1, 1900, 'Griggs, Hammond, Powell, Ray', p265).
m. (12.06.1667) Elizabeth Orbell (dau of Thomas Orbell of Standfield & Denston, son (by Anne, dau of Thomas Lilly of Denston) of William)
  i. Walter Ray of Bury St. Edminds & London (bpt 27.08.1668, d 10.08.1735, grocer)
  m. (1692) Elizabeth Ling (b 06.03.1658-9, d 01.10.1739, dau of Peter Ling of Bury St. Edmunds)
  a. Elizabeth Ray (bpt 16.01.1693, d before 22.09.1774)
  m. (03.10.1729) Henry Craske (d 04.09.1743, Rector of Bury St. Edmunds, son of William of Bury St. Edmunds)
  (1) Ray Craske (bpt 25.04.1732, d young)
  (2) Walter Craske (b 07.05.1735, dsp 07.05.1790, Rector in Bury St. Edmunds)
  m. (31.03.1769) Magdalen Fowke of Bury St. Edmunds (a 1790)
  (3) Elizabeth Craske (bpt 05.05.1733, d 24.11.1805)
  m. Roger Hasted (b 1721-2, d 20.09.1794, Alderman of Bury St. Edmunds)
  b. Mary Ray (b 1695-6, d 09.08.1746)
  m. (03.08.1720) Edward Isaack Jackson (son of Edward of Holkham by Theophila, dau of Matthew ISaack of Hitcham)
  c.+ other issue - Anne (d unm 04.05.1772), Catherine (b c1700, d unm 21.07.1770)
  ii. Richard Ray of Denham (bpt 05.10.1672, bur 09.04.1716)
  m. Elizabeth (bur 27.03.1723)
  a. Walter Ray (bpt 24.06.1702) probably the Walter of Ipswich (d by 1770) who had the following family
  m. Elizabeth mother of at least Walter
  (1)+ issue - Walter (bpt 27.03.1729), Anne, Elixabeth, Rebecca
  b. Richard Ray (bpt 29.10.1703, bur 18.09.1704)
  c. Elizabeth Ray (bpt 16.03.1700)
  m. (before 22.08.1722) _ Hustler
  iii. Henry Ray (bpt 29.11.1677, a 1712) possibly the Henry of London (d before 08.07.1763, grocer) who had the following family
  m. Rachel (a 0763)
  a. Elizabeth Ray (d infant)
  iv. Orbel Ray of Bury St. Edmunds (bpt 13.05.1679, bur 17.09.1753)
m. (15.05.1701) Rebecca Garnham (b c1678, d 26.01.1750, dau of Isaac Garnham of Bury St. Edmunds by Mary, niece of Jacob Johnson of Bury St. Edmunds)
  a. Garnham Ray (bpt 26.03.1701-2, d 09.02.1771, Rector of Bradfield St. George)
  m. (31.07.1736) Sarah Fairclough (b 1710-1, d 26.07.1748, dau of Nathaniel Fairclouigh of Stowmarket by Elizabeth)
  (1) Orbell Ray (bpt 11.09.1747, d 16.08.1829, Rector of Wyverstone, youngest son)
  m. (18.02.1773) Priscilla Broke (b 1748-9, d 23.06.1821, dau of Philip Broke of Nacton (son of Robert of Nacton by Elizabeth Hewet) by Anne Bowes)
  (A) Orbell Ray (b c1773-4, dsp 09.04.1832)
  m. Elizabeth Bridgeman (b 1712-3, d 06.08.1810, dau of Edward Bridgeman of Coney Weston)
  (B) Philip Ray (b 08.03.1776, d 14.10.1847, Major General) had issue
  m. (01.01.1805) Anne Dalton (b c1772, d 26.09.1864, dau of William Dalton of Bury St. Edmunds by Bridget Squire
  (C) Walter Ray of Wicken Hall (b 07.1778, d 21.02.1853) had issue
  m. Catherine Hussey (b 03.1778, d 31.08.1859, dau of Thomas Hussey of Salisbury of the family of Nsh Court)
  (2) Rebecca Ray (bpt 24.06.1737)
  m. John Simpson
  (A) John Simpson (a 1739)
  (3) Sarah Ray (b c1743, d 20.12.1825)
m. Richard Moseley (Rector of Drinkstone, son of Thomas (of the family of Moseley of Owsden) by Sarah, sister/heir of George Goodday of Fornham All Saints))
  (4)+ other issue - Orbell (bpt 03.08.1740, d young), Garnham (bpt 26.07.1743), Fairclough (bpt 29.10.1745)
  b. Orbell Ray (bpt 25.07.1708, d 01.05.1768, Alderman of Bury St. Edmunds)
  m1. Mary (b 1702-3, bur 21.05.1742)
  (1) Mary Ray (bpt 23.09.1735, d 27.09.1758)
m. Frederick Wollaston (b 14.07.1735, d 08.03.1801, Rector of Debden & Woolverstone, prebendary of Peterborough)
  m2. Mary (bur 19.09.1755)
  m3. Elizabeth (b 1716-7, bur 01.05.1793, widow of James Wickes)
  c. Rebecca Ray (bpt 06.10.1704, a 1767)
  m. Samuel Harrison (d 03.05.1765?, "E. India Director"?)
  d. Susan Ray (bpt 29.11.1706, d 02.10.1788)
  m. James Oakes of Bury St. Edmunds (b c1701, d 24.08.1759, Alderman, son of William of Manchester)
  e. Elizabeth Ray (bpt 22.09.1711)
  m. James Coppin
  (1) Elizabeth Coppin (a 1767)
  f.+ other issue - Walter (bpt 17.07.1711), Rebecca (bpt 11.05.1703, bur 05.06.1703), Margaret (bpt 10.08.1716, bur 02.05.1717)
  v. John Ray of Dunstal Green, Dalham (a 1712)
  m. Mary (bur 15.09.1727)
  vi. Elizabeth Ray
  m1. (12.03.1690) Francis Atkins of Sansfield
  m2. (before 1712) Thomas Elliott of Chippenham, Cambridgeshire
  a. Mary Ellot (a 1729)t?
  vii. Margaret Ray (bpt 04.06.1674)
  m. Thomas Clarke of Postlingford then Garboldisham (a 1712)
  a.+ issue (a 1712) - Walter, Ray, Francis, William, Orbell, Richard, Margaret, Elizabeth, Jane (a 1735)
  B. John Ray of Wickhambrook (bur 09.01.1680-1)
  m1. Anne Brewington (bur 08.12.1671, dau of Clement Brewington of Wickhambrook)
  i. John Ray of Wickhambrook (bpt 02.09.1668, a 1701)
  a. John Ray (a 1701)
  m2. Martha (a 1681)
  ii.+ other issue (a 09.1701) - Richard (bpt 03.07.1679), Martha (bpt 26.03.1675), Margaret (bpt 11.01.1676-7)
  C. Richard Ray (bpt 10.12.1635, d 02.05.1683)
  m. Anne (bur 18.11.1715)
i. Richard Ray 'of Haughley' (b 08.03.1675-6, d 08.05.1758, Vicar of Haughley, Rector of Wetherden, 2nd son)
  m. (14.06.1701) Margaret Walklate of Uttoxeter (b 1680-1, d 04.08.1753)
  a. Richard Ray of Haughley (b 30.09.1721, d 16.02.1811)
  m. (1770) Elizabeth Lock (dau/heir of John Lock of Mildenhall by Elizabeth, dau/heir of William Dixon of London)
  (1) Elizabeth Ray (bpt 21.05.1772, bur 17.01.1774)
  (2) Elizabeth Ray (bpt 14.10.1779, d 22.08.1826)
m. (08.06.1801) Charles Tyrell of Gipping & Plashwood (d 02.01.1872, son of Rev. Charles of Gipping & Thurston by Elizabeth)
  b. Dorothea Ray (b 31.07.1704, d 12.06.1743)
  m. Sir Thomas Rawlinson, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of London (b c1710, d 02.12.1769)
  ii. Walter Ray of London (b 03.01.1682-3, d before 23.07.1737, youngest son)
  m. Catherine (a 1737)
  a.+ issue - Walter (bpt 13.02.1710-1, d young), Catherine (bpt 07.09.14, bur 05.03.1715)
  iii. Margaret Ray (b 26.10.1677, bur 09.12.1714)
  m. Robert Rawlinson (bpt 0412.1680, bur 07.12.1747, Rector, m2. Mary Manningham, son of Daniel by Elizabeth)
  iv.+ other issue - John (b 03.12.1674, a 1715), Erasmus (b 04.08.1680, d 07.01.1713), Anne (b 20.12.1674, d unm bur 03.07.1729), Mary (b 05.11.1681, d 28.11.1685), Rosamund (a 1683)
  D. Henry Ray (bpt 13.05.1644, d by 02.1657)
2. Richard Ray (a 1641)
  m. (20.12.1620) Elizabeth Overing (d before 19.04.1648)
3. Martha Ray
  m. (30.04.1635) John Cooke
4. Elizabeth Ray (d before 13.05.1701/2?)
  m. (02.12.1630-1) John Bulbrooke

Main source(s): MGH (NS4 vol 11 1906), Part 1 (March 1904), 'Oakes of Nowton, Rawlinson of Stowlangtoft, Heigham of Dunston, Hasted, and other families, all of the said County', p17+)
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