Arthur Floyd "Butch" Murray

4 May 1939–23 July 1993 (Age 54)
Lebanon, Linn, Oregon, United States

The Life of Arthur Floyd "Butch"

When Arthur Floyd "Butch" Murray was born on 4 May 1939, in Lebanon, Linn, Oregon, United States, his father, Nile J. Murray, was 24 and his mother, Amanda Elmira Barmettlor, was 22. He lived in Austin Township, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 23 July 1993, in Idaho, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Payette, Payette, Idaho, United States.

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Nile J. Murray
Amanda Elmira Barmettlor
Nyla Joan Murray
Arthur Floyd "Butch" Murray
Larry Gale Murray
Judy Sandra Murray

Parents and Siblings


    Amanda Elmira Barmettlor




World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 6

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 16

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Arthur Floyd Murray in household of Nile J. Murray, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Arthur Floyd Murray in household of Alfred F Murray, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Floyd Murray in entry for Velma M Murray, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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