John Irwin Murray

1768–7 March 1834 (Age 66)
Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Irwin

When John Irwin Murray was born in 1768, in Dauphin, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Murray, was 39 and his mother, Rebecca McLean, was 39. He married Margaret Murray in 1790, in Swatara, Reilly Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. In 1817, at the age of 53, his occupation is listed as member of congress. He died on 7 March 1834, in Liberty Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chillisquaque, West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Irwin Murray
1768–1834
Margaret Murray
1770–1850
Marriage: 1790
John Murray
1796–1866
Rebecca Murray
1799–
James Murray
1803–
Mary Murray
1805–
Eleanor Murray
1809–
Anna Bella Murray
1811–
Margaret Murray
1813–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1790
Swatara, Reilly Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States
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World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

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

Age 8

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 18

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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  • John Murray, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Irwin Murray, "Find A Grave Index"

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