Rebecca Murray

1763–31 August 1819 (Age 56)
Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Murray was born in 1763, in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Capt. James Murray, was 34 and her mother, Rebecca McLean, was 34. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Samuel Brown. She died on 31 August 1819, in Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Brown
1759–1816
Rebecca Murray
1763–1819
James Brown
1789–
Samuel Brown
1791–
John McLean Brown
William Brown
Margaret Brown
1807–1858

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    James Brown

    Male1789–Male

    Samuel Brown

    Male1791–Male

    Margaret Brown

    Female1807–1858Female

    John McLean Brown

    MaleMale

    William Brown

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 13

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 17

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

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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Story Highlight

From "Find A Grave" Memorial # 233174624

Rebecca MURRAY (Wife of Samuel Brown) ABT 1766 - 31 Aug 1819 Tombstone photo available at: http://pennsylvaniagravestones.org/view.php?id=20647 Source: https://pennsylvaniagravestones.org/ She m. Sam …

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