Mary E Murray

1864–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Murray was born in 1864, in Georgia, United States, her father, John N Murray, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth or Betsey Benton Huffaker, was 38.

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Family Time Line

John N Murray
1822–
Elizabeth or Betsey Benton Huffaker
1826–1889
James Madison Murray
1859–1905
Mary E Murray
1864–
Frances Heggie "Fannie" Murray
1873–1962

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World Events (3)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 29

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

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 (2)

  • Mary E Murray in household of John N Murray, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary E Murray - Government record: birth-name: Mary E Murray

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