(Abt 1842-1898)
William BRAY
(1868-Bef 1930)
(1879-After 1940)
Arthur Remphrey BRAY
(Abt 1917-2008)


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Irene Lavan PEALER

  • Arthur R. BRAY Jr.
  • Russell A. BRAY Sr.+
  • Sue Ann BRAY+
  • Vivian BRAY
  • Marjorie BRAY

Arthur Remphrey BRAY

  • Born: Abt 1917, Ashley, Luzerne, PA, USA
  • Married: 1 Nov 1940, Luzerne, PA, USA 1
  • Died: 26 Jun 2008, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, PA, USA

   Research Notes:

"Arthur Bray
June 26, 2008

Arthur R. Bray Sr., a resident of Davis Manor for the past five years, passed away on Thursday evening at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

Born in Ashley, he was a son of the late William and Susan (Remphrey) Bray. Prior to his retirement he worked for the Penn Central Railroad and was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Mountain Top. Arthur was an avid hunter and fisherman and also enjoyed gardening.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were a daughter, Sue Ann Larson; two sons, Russell A. Bray Sr. and Arthur R. Bray Jr.; a great-grandson, Victor Joseph Bray; two brothers, William and Charles; and a sister, Marion Buss.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, the former Irene Pealer, Mountain Top; daughters Vivian Korch, Nanticoke, and Marjorie Bray, Mountain Top; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren...." 2

   Marriage Information:

Arthur married Irene Lavan PEALER, daughter of Elias PEALER and Ann WICK, on 1 Nov 1940 in Luzerne, PA, USA 1. (Irene Lavan PEALER was born in 1921 in Elmira, Chemung, NY, USA and died on 12 Oct 2012 in Mountain Top, Luzerne, PA, USA.)

   Marriage Notes:

Arthur Remphrey Bray, laborer, born in Ashley Pa., residing at R D 1 Mountain Top, Pa., 23, single, son of Wm Bray (deceased) & Susan Remphrey, and
Irene Lavan Pealer, housework, born in Bingainton NY, residing at R D 1 Mountain Top, Pa., 21, single, daughter of Elias Pealer (deceased) & Ann Wick


1 Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, no. 8154 D.


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