J. E. Ray Family Collection, 1920-1930 | East Texas Research Center
Primary Creator: Walker, Aldrich Nelson
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
James Oscar Ray lived in the Nacogdoches area his entire life. Born in San Augustine September 10, 1855, he married Anna V. Clayton February 21, 1877. Together, they raised 8 children. According to the federal censuses, Ray worked a number of professions: grocer (1880), bartender (1900), and collection agent (1910). He died in Nacogdoches January 3, 1929.
One of Ray's grandchildren was Aldrich Nelson Walker (1/5/1910-1/5/1981). Walker was born to Deedie Ray and William Robert Walker January 5, 1910. Born and raised in Nacogdoches, Walker never married nor had any children. The 1930 federal census listed him as an electrician. He died on his 71st birthday in Fort Worth.
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