Loretta Black Murley

26 May 1884–14 January 1973 (Age 88)
Cumberland, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Loretta Black

When Loretta Black Murley was born on 26 May 1884, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Hayden Murley, was 35 and her mother, Mary Temple Page, was 28. She died on 14 January 1973, in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Forest Collems
1880–
Loretta Black Murley
1884–1973

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 8

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (County Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile, ‘descendant of Murthuile’, a personal name from murthuile ‘sea tide’ (muir ‘sea’ + tuile ‘tide’, ‘flood’).2 Irish (Donegal and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murghaile ‘descendant of Murghal’, a personal name from muir ‘sea’ + gal ‘valor’.3 English: possibly of Irish origin, but it occurs chiefly in southwestern counties, suggesting that it may be a variant of the habitational name Morley , from Moreleigh in Devon.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Larettie Wurley in household of John Wurley, "United States Census, 1900"

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