Velma Geraldine Murray

20 June 1906–10 December 1974 (Age 68)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Velma Geraldine

When Velma Geraldine Murray was born on 20 June 1906, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Ely Murray, was 27 and her mother, Mary Wallace Mamie Trent, was 26. She married Hoyt Pound about 1926, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. She died on 10 December 1974, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Hoyt Pound
Velma Geraldine Murray
Marriage: about 1926

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about 1926
Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Geraldine Murray in household of Thomas E Murray, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Velma G Murray in household of Thomas E Murray, "United States Census, 1910"

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