Ray family papers, 1855-1886
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Brief Description:

The Ray Family papers (1966-01-0) contain correspondence, drawings, school papers, and a newspaper clipping relating to the family of Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray (1846-1918). Other family members represented in the papers include her mother Jane Wadhams Stevens (1815-1862), grandmother Phoebe Collins Wadhams (1773-1867), cousin Alida Collins Benson (1834- ), and uncle Edward R. Stevens.

Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray was the daughter of Henry Ward and Jane Wadhams Stevens. They resided in Bridgeport, but after Henry's death in 1850, his widow and daughter moved to Litchfield, Conn., to live with Jane's mother. Addie attended the Hartford Female Academy and married cotton broker William Ray in 1870. They lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., and had four children.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/1966-01-0
Created by: Ray family
Volume: 2.0 Folders
Acquired: 01/01/1966.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Ray, Addie Stevens
Ray family
Schools - Connecticut
Stevens, Edward R.
Stevens, Jane Wadhams
Wadhams, Phoebe Collins
Wadhams family
Genres/Forms of Material
Correspondence
Drawings
Manuscripts
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Helen Ray  Gift
PreferredCitation: Ray family papers (1966-01-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759
Finding Aid Revisions: July 2015