Mary Murray

15 October 1853–13 July 1894 (Age 40)
Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary

When Mary Murray was born on 15 October 1853, in Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Murray, was 31 and her mother, Jane Nichol, was 27. She married George Gartley on 27 December 1883, in Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 July 1894, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 40, and was buried in Pond Mills, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George Gartley
Mary Murray
Marriage: 27 December 1883
John Allen Gartly
A John Gartley
Jane Gartley
William Gartly
James Gartley
Isabella Gartley
Adam Forbes Gartley

Spouse and Children

27 December 1883
Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada


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+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 14

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 16

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 30

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Murray in household of George Murray, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Murray in entry for Edward Francis Forbes and Helen Barbara Lapier, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • May Murray in entry for James Smith and Bella Gartley, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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