Margaret Murray

2 May 1867–
Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Murray was born on 2 May 1867, in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Murray, was 60 and her mother, Margaret Hamilton, was 66.

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Family Time Line

James Murray
1806–
Margaret Hamilton
1801–
Margaret Murray
1867–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 1

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884

Age 17

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 41

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Margaret Murray, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Murray, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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