Born: Oct. 1, 1794 in Lee, Virginia
Died: May 14, 1864 in Pike County, Indiana
Buried in Case Cemetery near Iva, Indiana (Pike County)
Married to: Kezziah Ball (1790-1856)
William Jr. 1808-1843
Nellie Elanor Coleman 1811-1852
William and Kesiah (Kezziah) Ball Gray came from Virginia to White Oak Springs in 1811. William Gray served in the War of 1812 and was at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Then in 1813 they entered land near the Highbanks settlement in the virgin forests near the White River. William served with Ge. Harrison in the war of 1812.
Kesiah Ball was a woman of education and culture, William was a tenant farmer on the estate of her father in Virginia and the match was considered an unworthy one by her family. Her father, John Ball, stated he was an own cousin to General George Washington.