Frances M Murray

9 July 1886–15 July 1986 (Age 100)
DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frances M

When Frances M Murray was born on 9 July 1886, in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Joseph Murray, was 30 and her mother, Mary Catherine Snyder, was 28. She married Earl Cleveland Boring on 18 January 1907. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 15 July 1986, in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Morningside Cemetery, Sandy Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Cleveland Boring
Frances M Murray
Marriage: 18 January 1907
James E Boring
Colonel Edward Boring
Floyd Murray “Toad” Boring
Hugh Boring

Spouse and Children

18 January 1907
Du Bois, BonClearfield County, Pennsylvania



    Colonel Edward Boring


    Floyd Murray “Toad” Boring


    Hugh Boring


Parents and Siblings

    James Joseph Murray


    Mary Catherine Snyder




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 19

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frances Bomig in household of Jessie M Bomig, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Francis Boring in household of Earl Boring, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances M Murray in household of James J Murray, "United States Census, 1900"

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