David Murray

12 October 1807–29 July 1876 (Age 68)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

David Murray was born on 12 October 1807, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Elizabeth Clark on 18 July 1830, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 29 July 1876, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

David Murray
1807–1876
Elizabeth Clark
1806–1883
Marriage: 18 July 1830
Helen Steel Clark Murray
1831–1866
William Murray
1833–
John Clark Murray
1836–1917
Jane Wilson Murray
1838–
Elizabeth Murray
1840–
David Murray
1842–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 July 1830Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1811 · The Tron Riot
    Age 4
    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
    1815
    Age 8
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1830
    Age 23
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which derives from Celtic mori- ‘sea’ + treb- ‘settlement’. The founder of the Scottish house of Murray was a Fleming named Freskin who was granted Strathbrock in West Lothian and Duffus in Moray by David I. The family took its name from the region in the late 12th century.Irish and Scottish: shortened form of McMurray .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ a personal name meaning ‘mariner’. Occasionally it may be a shortened form of McMurray .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Murri
    Murry
    Murrah
    Murie
    Merhi
    Murrey
    McMurray
    Murra
    Murrie

    Sources (9)

    • David Murray in entry for Helen Clark Murray, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • David Murray, "Scotland Census, 1841"
    • David Murray, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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