Wesley Mearl GRAY Mini tree diagram

Williamette Naomi JONES3,4,5,6,1,2

19th Dec 19131,2 - 27th Nov 19511

Life History

19th Dec 1913

Born in San Bernardino County, California.1,2

before 1936

Married Wesley Mearl GRAY in Riverside County, California.6

27th Nov 1951

Died in Los Angeles County, California.1


  • Her birth record gives us Naomi's first name, but the middle name isonly an initial N.

    California Birth Index, 1905-1995
    Willemet N Jones
    Birth 19 Dec 1913 San Bernardino
    Mother's Maiden Name Vannatta

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Riverside, California, City Directory, 1936, p 131
    Gray Wesley M (Naomi) Used Cars h 3451 Market

    In the 1937 Riverside City Directory her name is misspelled as Neomi.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Riverside, California, City Directory, 1937, p 132
    Gray Wesley M (Neomi) crpntr h 3743 2d

    By 1939, Wes had moved to nearby Palm Springs where he is now servingas assistant mangaer of a hotel, under his brother Earl as manager.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Palm Springs, California, City Directory, 1939, p 29
    Earl T ( Edna K) Gray mgr Royal Palms Hotel & Annex r 226 N PalmCanyon dr  Phone 247
    - p 30 -
    Gray Wesley M (W Naomi) Asst Mgr Royal Palms Hotel r 225 N Palm Canyondr

    They are in Long Beach by 1941.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1941, p 244
    Gray Wesley M (Naomi) aviator h 51 Corona av

    Naomi's Social Security records reveal her full name, confirmed by aresearcher comment on the record in Ancestry.com.

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Williamette Naomi Gray  [Williamette Naomi Jones]
    Birth 19 Dec 1913 California
    Death 27 Nov 1951 Los Angeles County
    Mother's Maiden Name Natta
    Father's Surname Jones


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