Fannie Murray

about 1857–1896 (Age 39)
Cainsville, Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Fannie

When Fannie Murray was born about 1857, in Cainsville, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Murray, was 32 and her mother, Frances Murray, was 30. She married Walter Watson in 1877, in Tennessee, United States. She lived in Wilson, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Civil District 17, Wilson, Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died in 1896, at the age of 39.

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Walter Watson
Fannie Murray
Marriage: 1877

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    Walter Watson



Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 5

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 11

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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 (3)

  • Fannie Merry in household of Jas L Merry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fannie Murry in household of James L Murry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fannie in entry for Beulah Gresham, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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