Ray lost her father Frederick, who was a city councilman, in January 1901. Her grandfather, who also was Frederick Fieger, died just a few months later in May 1901. Ray was only four years old.
Here are the newspaper death notices for both Fredericks:
|The Pittsburgh Post, January 7, 1901|
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|The Pittsburgh Post, May 2, 1901|
Ray Fieger Jay was the only daughter of Frederick Fieger, who also had five sons. Ray didn't have children of her own, but she lived a long life. She died in Pittsburgh at the age of 82 on March 31, 1979.