Biography of William H. Ray
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Ray, William H., son of Emery B. and Eliza A. (Thomas) Ray, was born in Windham county, Connecticut, December 2, 1837, and was educated in the public schools of his native town. In 1854 he removed to Freetown, where he has since resided, and has always been engaged in farming and painting, in which he has been most successful. He was married, in 1872, to Mary, daughter of John Manchester, of Fall River; she died in 1877. Mr. Ray has never taken a very active part in public affairs and has never sought or held public office. He is a man of few words and prefers to listen rather than be listened to.

From:
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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