James N Murray

12 March 1864–13 June 1931 (Age 67)
Rockport, Spencer, Indiana, United States

The Life of James N

When James N Murray was born on 12 March 1864, in Rockport, Spencer, Indiana, United States, his father, John Sumner Murray, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Ebright, was 22. He married Pricilla A. Barnett on 19 December 1895, in Warrick, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Luce Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 13 June 1931, in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67.

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James N Murray
Pricilla A. Barnett
Marriage: 19 December 1895
James Everett Murray
George D Murray
Walter Murry
Earl Murray

Spouse and Children


    Pricilla A. Barnett


19 December 1895
Warrick, Indiana, United States



    George D Murray


    Walter Murry


    Earl Murray


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • James N Murry in household of John Murry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Murray, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James N Murray, "United States Census, 1930"

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