Alva Theadore " Ted" Murry

5 November 1923–20 September 1993 (Age 69)
Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alva Theadore " Ted"

When Alva Theadore " Ted" Murry was born on 5 November 1923, in Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri, United States, his father, Alva Euel Murry, was 23 and his mother, Lillian Mae Knouse, was 24. He married Evelyn Ardyth Applegate on 19 December 1947, in Toledo Election Precinct, Lincoln, Oregon, United States. He lived in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States for about 5 years and Green Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 20 September 1993, in Glades, Florida, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Matlacha, Lee, Florida, United States.

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Alva Theadore " Ted" Murry
Evelyn Ardyth Applegate
Marriage: 19 December 1947

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19 December 1947
Toledo Election Precinct, Lincoln, Oregon, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 8

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Murray 1–4.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Theodore Murray in household of Aloy Murray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alva Theadore Murry in household of Alva E Murry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alva T Murry, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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