Catherine Murray

1830–1901 (Age 71)
Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Murray was born in 1830, in Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Boyd Murray, was 36 and her mother, Catherine Dill, was 31. She married George Fielding in 1856, in Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 February 1901, in Noel, East Hants, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

George Fielding
1800–1881
Catherine Murray
1830–1901
Marriage: 1856
Armanella Fielding
1857–1944
Foster Morton
George Fielden
1859–1885
John Fielden
1861–1900
Alton Fielding
1863–1932
Caroline Irene Fielding
1864–1955
John Boyd Murray Fielding
1865–1933
Joseph Fielding
1866–1930
Morton B. Fielding
1867–
Isabella Fielden
1871–
Hartland Hooper Fielding
1872–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1856
Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Boyd Murray

    Male1794–1864Male

    Catherine Dill

    Female1799–1877Female

siblings

(9)

    Agnes Murray

    Female1825–1900Female

    Rachel Murray

    Female1827–1872Female

    Female1830–1901Female

    Eleanor Jane Murray

    Female1833–1926Female

    Sarah Murray

    Female1835–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1861

Age 31

In 1861, Hants County was divided for court sessional purposes into two districts named East Hants and West Hants.
1869

Age 39

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1871

Age 41

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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)

  • Catherine Fielding in entry for Isabella Fielding, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Catherine Murray in entry for Nellie Murphy, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
  • Catherine Murray in entry for Hartland H. Fielding, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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