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The  Shelby  Weekly  Democrat
Thursday, October 24, 1929
Page 3, column 3
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QUIETLY  OBSERVE
SIXTY-SECOND  ANNIVERSARY
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[picture]           Mr. and Mrs. John Gray, prominent and respected residents of Shelby county, quietly observed the sixty-second anniversary of their marriage at their home in VanBuren township Sunday.  Relatives among them children and grandchildren were present for the dinner and friends and neighbors gathered in the afternoon to wish them happiness on the event.
          Mr. and Mrs. Gray have been residents of the county during their entire lifetime.  For many years they resided at the old VanPelt farm and moved to their present residence in 1908.  They are known throughout the county and are greatly admired for their citizenship and good will toward their fellow men.
          Mrs. Gray was before her marriage  Miss Julia Stevens and is eighty-three years old.  In spite of their age they were among the most active and happy participants in events of the Sunday affair.
          They are the parents of seven children:  John E. Gray,  Hamilton Gray,  Mrs. Curtis Jarrell,  Miss Linda Gray,  Mrs. Morris Appleton,  Mrs. Warren Nicely  and  Mrs. W. Lee Harrell.  They have twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Submitted by Barb Huff


The  Indianapolis  Star
October 24, 1915
Page 51  Column 7
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SHELBYVILLE.
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         Mrs. Robert McIntyre  of Rushville spent last week here as a guest of  Mrs. H. F[?]. Gray.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla


The  Indianapolis  Star
May 9, 1915
Page 11
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SHELBYVILLE.
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          Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Gray  have departed for an extended trip in the West and to visit the expositions at San Francisco and San Diego, Cal.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla


The  Indianapolis  Star
April 4, 1915
Page 10   Column 4
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         SHELBYVILLE -- The old red mill in Sugar Creek Township is attracting attention in the trial of a case by which  Mrs. Mary Gray  and  Mrs. Clair[?] Smith  are seeking to force the owners of the mill,  John Rasp,  Frederick Rasp  and  Mrs. Kate Garver,  to lower the dam four feet and make it 120 feet shorter.  The plaintiffs ask for the abatement of a nuisance and for damages of $2,000 to their lands because of high water.  Joseph Williams  of Martinsville is [?]perial judge.  The dam has been dynamited several times.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Saturday, March 2, 1907
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          John H. Gray, one of Shelby township's prominent and respected residents, paid this office a welcome call today.  While here Mr. Gray renewed his subscription to the Democrat.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, October 4, 1898
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          Mr. John Gray, who lives on the Vanpelt farm south of town, found one of his best horses dead in its stall last Friday.  During the night the animal got down and ruptured a blood vessel in trying to get up.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
October 8, 1891
Page 3
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          Robert F. Gray,  a Columbus restaurant keeper, has fled, leaving a large number of unpaid bills.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Daily  Democrat
Tuesday, January 5, 1892
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LOCAL  NEWS.
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          Billy Gray  has a force of men employed on the stone work of the new bridge across Little Blue river.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyvillenbsp; Daily  Democrat
Monday, May 6, 1889
Page 1
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ADDITIONAL  LOCAL.
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          Billy Gray  left for Muncie to day.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Tuesday, January 3, 1882
Page 4   column 1
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L O C A L     N E W S.
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          Miss Rose Gray,  handsome young lady from Fairland, is in the city, the guest of  Miss Ina Thomas.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, December 4, 1879
Page 3, column 1
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          James S. Grey, of Brandywine township, was the happy recipient of a surprise dinner on last Thursday.  Some fifty persons sat down to the table which groaned beneath the weight of provisions of all kind.  Mr. Grey was born on the 21st day of January, 1821, in Preble county, Ohio, and came to Shelby county in 1841, where he married  Miss Eliza Vanpelt.  Seven children have blessed their union, six of whom are living.
Submitted by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Republican
Thursday, January 3, 1878.     Number 45.
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COMMISSIONER'S  SALE.
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          Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, as Commissioner of the Shelby Circuit Court, duly appointed in case of  James Gray, et. al. ex parte petition for partition.  No. 2699 will offer at private sale, on the premises, until 2 o'clock, P.M.

Of Saturday, February 2nd, 1878,

in the town of Waldron, Shelby County, in the State of Indiana, the following described premises therein situate, to-wit:  Not[sic] No. 4 and fraction No. 5 in Block No. ?3.  Also, lot No. 5 in block No. 4; also lot No. 6 in block No. 4; also lot No.4 in block No.1; also part of the West half of the South east quarter of Section 30 in Township 12, North of range 8 East, described as follows, to-wit:  Beginning 20 feet East of the North east corner of the lot formerly belonging to Gray and Newton, thence South-east along the Rail Road, 128 feet and 6 inches; thence West 100 feet and 6 inches; thence North 80 feet to the place of beginning, supposed to contain one fourth of an acre, and being the same tract conveyed to Robert Gray by William P. Duty and  Harriet Duty, all of said property having been owned by Robert Gray in his life time.
          If said property is not sold at private sale by 2 o'clock of said day, I will at said hour offer for sale at public sale such part thereof as may then be unsold.
TERMS  OF  SALE :

          Said property is offered for sale in separate parcels to the highest bidder on the following terms, viz:  One third of the purchase money cash, and the residue thereof in two equal payments of one and two years each, the purchaser giving his notes therefor, with solvent free hold security to my satisfaction, with six percent interest per annum from date of sale, and waiving relief from valuation and appraisement laws.  If sold at private sale said property cannot be sold at less than its full appraised value; if sold at public sale, not less than two thirds thereof.
THADDEUS  D.  LEWIS,        
      Jan. 3rd, 1878 --- tw.                                                   Commissioner.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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