Members of the family of Carol Jean Matthews pictured on her wedding day.
Testimonial Dinner in honor of Pauline Gray and Arthur Brooks Meal in church parish hall standing center is pastor, Rev. Baddy seated behind him left Agnes Harrison Gross right Emma Harrison Braxton behind them is Shirley Anderson seated standing left is Delarce Dory and right is James Edwards II
Written by Robert Ridgely Gray
Rear left to right Benay Gray, Avis Matthews, Carol Jean Matthews, Denise Stovall, Front Barrett Mathews, Stephany Gray
Myron Gray's mother, Emma Christine, is in the doorway with one of the Gray children (unknown which); his aunts, Eliza and Pauline are at the table; his uncle, James Gray is standing. Left to Right: Eliza, James, Emma Christine with one of the Gray children, and Pauline Gray.
The Baltimore Afro American November 22 1930 pg. 15 Lakeland High Loses Article Football loss of Lakeland High School’s boy’s team against Rameses A.C. The score was zero all at half time. Dudley made the first score and Brown the extra point. Carr made the second touchdown and Brown again kicked the extra point. Outstanding players of the high school were Ghost Gross, Flash Gray and the caption, Brisco.
The Baltimore Afro American January 24, 1925 p3 Lakeland, MD On Sunday services were held at Embry AME Church at 10:30 and 11:30. Rev Turner preached at 11:30 and Rev Rhodes of Washington DC at 8 o'clock. On Friday night Oscar, Louis and James Gray had a party at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Gray. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hodges, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moody, Bessie and Julia Mack, Eunice Johnson, Veola Siler, Sophia Slaughter, Rosa Harrison, Olivia Thomas, Bertha Lyles, Lucy Randall, Joseph Thomas, Charles Lomax, Rudolph Dock, Eonch Brooks, Ashby Tolson, James Thomas, Jeff Stevenson from Pennsylvania, and young Leon Robinson.
James Henry Gray received friends and family for a birthday celebration at his home at the corner of 54th Avenue and Pierce Avenue
Children of Clarence and Cristine Gray at family home on 54th Avenue at Pierce Avenue
rear left McKenley Gray, DeWana Gray, Millie Gray, Vicurtis Gray Henton, Edward Gray, Barnette Gray, second row Michael Gray, Gregory Gray Seated James Henry Gray, "Pops"
In front of family home on 54th Avenue in Lakeland
First Gray Family Reunion
On a Sunday afternoon in the 1960s, sisters Eliza and Pauline Gray relax for a moment with some of their nieces and nephews: (left to right), Myron Gray, Paul Butler, Linda Gray Butler, Eliza Gray, Mildred Gray, Pauline Gray, DeWana Gray, a friend of DeWana’s, and Lester Gray. (Courtesy of the Gray family.)
Children of James Henry Gray Standing are unknown, Luke, unknown seated are Pauline, William and Eliza.
At home on 54th Avenue
Left to Right: (seated) Myron's aunt, Pauline Gray, and an unidentifiable couple. (Standing) Myron's mother, Emma Christine, Uncle Robert "Ridgley" (a long-time principal with school named after him in Capitol Heights), Robert's wife Mildred, Uncle Oscar, Uncle Oscar's wife Arleen, and Uncle Will. These aunts and uncles are siblings of Myron Gray's father, Clarence Gray Sr.
McKinley Gray with son
Front row, left to right: Uncle William Gray, Aunt Pauline Gray, Uncle Oscar Gray, Clarence Gray Sr., Uncle Robert "Ridgley"; Back row, left to right: friend of Uncle Jim, Uncle Jim, Cousin Ruby Edgerton.
During family reunion
Two seated on the porch of the Gray family home located on the corner of 54th Avenue and Pierce Avenue