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date: 16 October 2019

Gray, Williamlocked

(27 June 1750–03 November 1825)
  • Samuel Willard Crompton

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Gray, William (27 June 1750–03 November 1825), merchant and public official, was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of Abraham Gray, a shoe manufacturer, and Lydia Calley. His family moved to Salem sometime between the years 1760 and 1763. Gray served an apprenticeship under Samuel Gardner before he entered the counting house of ...

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