Born: February 20, 1832, Otselic, New York.
Died: August 27, 1917, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Buried: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Charles was the son of Asher Miner Ray and Melissa P. Gray, and husband of Julia Tracy Sheffield.
He was educated at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, and earned his Doctor of Divinity from Monongahela College, Jefferson, Pennsylvania (school closed in 1894).
A Baptist minister, he served in North Stonington, Connecticut, for a number of years. His last pastorate was in Plymouth, New York.
Copyright records show him living in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1899.
If you know where to get a good photo of Ray (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),