John's Genealogy!!!

New Pictures From Gay Family Bible (Click Links)

Julius Brown Gay (1830-1887) 

John Floyd Gay (1864-1944)

 William Martin Teague Sr.(1843-1915)

Julia E. Teague (1865 - 1955)

Pages from Julius Brown Gay's Bible


Family Page


There are also some notes that were written by my great aunt Julia S. Gay


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I love history so now I am tracking my family. This data is not well organized but here goes.

These are the different families that I am following:

Gay, Teague, Teel, Moatts and Johnson

William Martin Teague Sr.(1843-1915) ran for mayor of Montgomery, AL around 1905. Here is a campaign flyer.

Revolutionary War Activity:

Loederic Teel

Elijah Teague (1726 - 1780)

Civil War units my family served in:

Thomas Jefferson Teel was in the 53rd Alabama Cavalry.

William Martin Teague was in the 3rd Alabama Infantry.

Other Civil War Units

Civil War Medals:

Can someone help me identify these Union medal?

World War II

Paul T. Johnson (my grandfather) was in the navy during WWII. He served in the pacific on a supply ship for the Island hopping campaigns. His ship was reported lost at sea when it was separated from his convey. Stay tuned for news clipings!!

James Gay b. march 20 1743/44 died Feb 1819 lived in Iredell Co. NC

(I believe he was born in Ireland if anyone has info on his ancestors I
would be grateful.)

He had three children

Rachel Gay
William Gay b. Oct 28th, 1772 in 4th Creek Settle, NC
John Gay b. March 20th, 1770 Lancaster, PA

John Gay married Elizabeth Watson
they had 6 children

Hiram Watson Gay b. 1794 in Iredell Co. NC d. 1840 in Irdell
Watson Gay
Granville Gay
Franklin Gay
Portland Gay
Miles Gay

Hiram Watson Gay married Patsy Mays.  They had 5 children.

George Watson Gay
Julius Brown Gay b. Sept 9, 1830.  d. Dec 31st 1887
Emiline Gay   (married Jessie Thrasher)
Loretto Gay   (Married Thomas Morrison)
Elizabeth Gay

Julius B. Gay married Frances Jeannette Wright (b. Jan 24 1843, Chambers co.
AL d. June 1883 Montgomery Co., AL).  They were married on October 11, 1860
in Montgomery Co, AL near Pine Level.

They had 6 children
Charles LynnGay b. Nov 8, 1862 d. Jul 4, 1928
William David Gay b. Oct 8, 1867
Edwin Wright Gay b. Nov 17, 1869 d. Jun 29, 1927
Minnie Lee Gay b. Jul 28, 1872 d. Jul 13, 1929
Frances Julius Gay (female) b. Aug 4, 1877
John Floyd Gay b. Dec 17, 1864 d. 1944

Julius Brown Gay remarried Feb 17, 1885 to Mary Ellen Jones (d. Sept 14th
1937). They were married on Woodley Rd. in Montgomery Co., AL

They had one child
Julius Brown Gay jr. (b. Apr 3, 1886 d. Jan 17, 1927)

Ida Belle Gay was born June 1890 and died July 13, 1932.  There is no record
of the father.

Julius Brown Gay Died in Los Angeles in 1887 if any one knows what he was
doing please let me know.  He was buried in Montgomery, AL.

This is where the Bible information ends.  The rest of the family is as
follows.  Again please send any additional info.

John Floyd Gay Married Julia E. Teauge (b. 1865 - d. 1955)

They had two children
John Floyd Gay Jr. b. 1895 d.1968 in B'ham AL
Eugene Gay

John F. Gay Jr. married Dorthy Rose Mitchell (b. 1902 in Hamilton, Ontario
d.1978 in B'ham, AL)
They had two children
John Floyd Gay III b.April 4, 1930 in Birmingham, AL  he is currently living
in Toledo, OH
Dorthy Gay b. Dec 21, 1936 d. Jan 22, 1995 in B'ham, AL

Dorthy Married several times but had no children

John F. Gay III married Mary Paula Johnson in 1962 (divorced in 1990)

They had two children
Melissa Gay b. Jul 18, 1968
John Floyd Gay IV b. Feb 3, 1970

Melissa married Brian Cooksey in 1995 and is living in Nashville, TN
John married Mary Catherine Powell in 1995 (divorced in 1999) and is living
in Atlanta, GA.

This info again is from the family Bible that was owned by Julius Brown Gay.
I have not verified the info.  If there are any addition please send mail to