Isabella Murray

23 May 1807–22 January 1901 (Age 93)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Murray was born on 23 May 1807, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Murray, was 28 and her mother, Mary Davidson, was 28. She married Walter Cross Walker on 18 April 1833, in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1881. She died on 22 January 1901, at the age of 93, and was buried in Napanee, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Walter Cross Walker
1801–1867
Isabella Murray
1807–1901
Marriage: 18 April 1833
Mary Davis Walker
1834–1916
Isabella Walker
1836–1904
George Lockhart Walker
1838–1874
Walter Scott Walker
1840–1898
Robert Burns Walker
1843–1851
James Murray Walker
1845–1938
Allan Stevenson Walker
1847–1888
William Tower Walker
1849–1901
Elizabeth Craig Walker
1852–1931

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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot
Age 4
The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815
Age 8
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
Age 25
The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: regional name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which is probably named with Old Celtic elements meaning ‘sea’ + ‘settlement’.2 Irish (southern Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ (the name of several different families in various parts of Ireland), or a shortened form of McMurray .3 Irish: reduced form of MacIlmurray, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhuire ( see Gilmore ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

McMurray
Gilmore
Murra
Murrah
Murrey
Murri
Murrie
Murry

Sources (10)

  • Isabella Walker in household of James M Walker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Murray in entry for Elizabeth Cowan, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Isabella Walker in entry for William J Cowan and Lizzie Walker, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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