Jane Murray

March 1583–1630 (Age 46)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

The Life of Jane

When Jane Murray was born in March 1583, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, her father, Robert Murie, was 26 and her mother, Janet Weims, was 30. She married Henry Douglas about 1595, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1630, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Henry Douglas
1564–
Jane Murray
1583–1630
Marriage: about 1595
Janet Douglas
1600–1645
Margaret Douglas
1602–
Henry Douglas
1605–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1595
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Female1600–1645Female

    Margaret Douglas

    Female1602–Female

    Henry Douglas

    Male1605–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Murie

    Male1557–Male

    Janet Weims

    Female1553–Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1583–1630Female

    John Murie

    Male1584–Male

    Elspet Murie

    Female1587–Female

    Robert Murie

    Male1589–Male

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

Sources (2)

  • Jennie Murray in entry for Henre Douglas, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jean Murray in entry for Henry Douglas, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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