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James Gray
Anne Duncan (Or Scot)
(1797-Bef 1877)
James Kinnaird
(1791-Bef 1841)
Ann Urqhart
(1795-After 1841)
John Duncan Gray
Isabella Kinnaird
Edward Mortimer Gray


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Ann (Paul) Cowie

Edward Mortimer Gray 2 3

  • Born: 6 Jun 1858, Aberdeen 4
  • Marriage: Ann (Paul) Cowie on 3 Mar 1888 in Carlton, Melbourne 1
  • Died: 13 Aug 1931, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  General Notes:

E M Gray arrived in Victoria from Scotland with his sister Ella per SS Cuzco in June 1885 and set up as a travelling salesman in Ararat before marrying Ann Cowie at Carlton in 1888
Before the 1914-18 war he had a DeDion-Bouton motor car to travel throughout western Victoria as a manufacturers representative. His two sons had belt-drive Indian motorbikes and could make Ararat to Ballarat in one hour.


Edward married Ann (Paul) Cowie, daughter of Alexander Cow and Williamina Hay, on 3 Mar 1888 in Carlton, Melbourne.1 (Ann (Paul) Cowie was born on 9 Feb 1861 in 62 Skene Square, Old Machar, Aberdeen 5 6 7 and died on 13 Dec 1941 in Malvern, Melbourne 8 9.)

  Marriage Notes:

married by license at St Andrews Presbyterian Manse, Carlton, Victoria on 3/3/1888. Witnesses to my grandparents' marriage were my grandfather's sister Ella Gray and Alexander Boyd Galt.


1 Paul Turton Gray, Family Name: COWIE
Given Name(s): Ann
Sex: Female
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Family Name: GRAY
Spouse's Given Name(s): Edward Mortimer
Birth Place:
Death Place:
Registration Year: 1888
Registration Number: 1026

2 PTG Database April 2007.

3 Paul Turton Gray.

4 Paul Turton Gray, As far as I know, apart from a great-aunt who married a Galt, the only Grays in my family stem from my grandfather born in Cullen and married in Melbourne.

5 Public Records Office - Victoria,, COWIE ANNIE P 30 JUL 1883 CUZCO B 420 005

6 Scotland's People - Document Image,, 1861C, Birth. 1 mth old - census was taken 7th April 1861.

7 Paul Turton Gray, My dad said that his mother Annie Paul Cowie was born Aberdeen 9/2/1861 but there is no IGI or census record confirming this.

8 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index,, Family Name: GRAY
Given Name(s): Annie Paul
Sex: Unknown
Event: DEATH
Father's Name: Unknown
Mother's Name: UNKNOWN - Unknown
Spouse's Family Name: Spouse's Given Name(s):
Age: 81
Birth Place: Death Place: Malvern
Registration Year: 1941
Registration Number: 12486

9 Paul Turton Gray, She died at Ararat 13/12/1941.