FAMILY

Parents

Pleasant Gray 1805-1849
Hannah Elizabeth Holshouser 1808-1867

 SIBLINGS

Michael Gray 1827-1906
Eveline Pervit or Pewett Gray 1829-
John A.W. “Jack” Gray 1830-1874
Oliver H. Gray 1835-1853

David Crockett Gray 1838-1897
Mary Frances (Mollie) Gray 1843-1920
Hannah Elizabeth (Bettie) Gray 1846-1893

 

Spouse & Children

William Sharkey 1827-1893


William Jr. Sharkey 1859–1881
George Pleasant Sharkey 1861–1932
Minnie E Sharkey 1863–1914
Edward Sharkey 1865–1892
Mary Frances "Mollie" Sharkey 1868–1882 Walter James Sharkey 1873–1957
Frank A Sharkey 1878–1950
Amanda Elizabeth (Bessie) Sharkey 1880–1907 Armand Gray Sharkey 1882–1957


Sources

1850 United States Federal Census

1860 United States Federal Census

1870 United States Federal Census

1880 United States Federal Census
U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

Web: Western States Marriage Index, 1809-2011
 

Amanda Texanna was the second daughter of Pleasant and Hannah Gray.  After her fathers death, she made the long journey with her mother from Huntsville, Texas to Marysville, California at the tender age of fifteen in the year 1856.  She remained in California until her death.

Facts
Age 0 — Birth Feb 9, 1841 • Huntsville, Montgomery county, Republic of Texas per Gray family bible At SHSU Thomason room


Age 2 — Birth of Sister Mary Frances (Mollie) Gray (1843–1920)
17 Sept 1843 • Huntsville, Texas


Age 5 — Birth of Sister Hannah Elizabeth (Bettie) Gray (1846–1893) 9 July 1846 • Huntsville, Texas


Age 8 — Death of Father Pleasant Gray (1805–1849)
9 Jun 1849 • 400 miles from St. Joseph MO on Platte, Cherry County Nebraska


Age 9 — Residence 1850 • Walker, Texas Living with widowed mother and siblings


Age 12 — Death of Brother Oliver H. Gray (1835–1853)
4 Mar 1853 • Huntsville, Texas


Age 15 — Immigration
1856 • Overland from TX to Marysville
Mike Gray brought his mother and siblings to Marysville CA from TX in 1856


Age 15 — Residence
1856 • Marysville, Yuba County, California
Per 1856 Yuba Co Directory Mike Gray is listed as member of Eureka Fire Engine No 1 company, same as William Sharkey, later his brother in law. Mom reports "elsewhere I saw Michael Gray described as the late Sheriff and Ex Officio Tax Collector of Yuba Co.


Age 16 — Marriage 21 jan 1858 • Marysville, Sutter County, California per mom, Gray family bible in Huntsville, etc.. Minister: JA Bruner In Yuba co. marriage book 1, p 80: http://www.yubaroots.com/marriages/groom-s-t.htm Also Gray bible William Sharkey (1827–1893)


Age 18 — Birth of Son William Jr. Sharkey (1859–1881)
25 Mar 1859 • Marysville, California


Age 19 — Residence
1860 • Chico, Butte, California, United States


Age 20 — Birth of Son George Pleasant Sharkey (1861–1932) 16 Feb 1861 • Missouri Bend, Butte County, California


Age 22 — Birth of Daughter Minnie E Sharkey (1863–1914) 14 Apr 1863 • Missouri Bend, Butte County, California


Age 24 — Birth of Son Edward Sharkey (1865–1892)
23 June 1865 • Missouri Bend, Butte County, California


Age 26 — Death of Mother Hannah Elizabeth Holshouser (1808–1867) 21 Dec 1867 • San Mateo, California; buried Union cemetery Redwood City


Age 27 — Birth of Daughter Mary Frances "Mollie" Sharkey (1868–1882) 13 Feb 1868 • Missouri Bend, Butte County, California


Age 29 — Residence
1870 • Chico, Butte, California, United States


Age 32 — Birth of Son Walter James Sharkey (1873–1957)
Sept 2, 1873 • Missouri Bend, Butte County, California


Age 33 — Death of Brother John A.W. "Jack" Gray (1830–1874)
23 June 1874 • Terrell, Kaufman, Texas, USA


Age 37 — Birth of Son Frank A Sharkey (1878–1950)
25 Nov 1878 • Biggs, California


Age 38 — Birth of Daughter Amanda Elizabeth (Bessie) Sharkey (1880–1907) 8 Jan 1880 • Oroville, Butte County, California


Age 39 — Residence 1880 • Oroville, Butte, California, United States


Age 39 — Residence 1880 • Oroville, Butte, California, United States


Age 39 — Residence 1880 • Oroville, Butte, California, United States


Age 40 — Death of Son William Jr. Sharkey (1859–1881)
22 Sept 1881 • Byron Springs Station, Contra Costa CA; buried Old Oroville cemetery


Age 40 — Birth of Son Armand Gray Sharkey (1882–1957)
13 Jan 1882 • Oroville, Butte County, California


Age 41 — Death of Daughter Mary Frances "Mollie" Sharkey (1868–1882) 4 Aug 1882 • Biggs, California; buried Old Oroville cemetery, California


Age 45 — Death 30 Sept 1886 • Biggs, California; buried Old Oroville cemetery, California per Gray family bible At SHSU Thomason room; Plot Sec E, Row 10, Lot 3


Burial

Oroville, Butte County, California, USA

BIRTH FEB 9, 1841 - Huntsville, Montgomery County, Republic of Texas

DEATH 30 SEPT 1886 - Biggs, California; buried Old Oroville Cemetery, CA

Amanda Texanna Gray

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Founder of Huntsville, Texas