Samuel Murray

11 October 1923–13 September 2007 (Age 83)
Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Murray was born on 11 October 1923, in Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, Leo Thomas Murray, was 33 and his mother, Gertrude Alice Leslie, was 35. He married Shirley Ann Shaw on 27 December 1947, in Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States. He lived in Colfax Township, Huron, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 13 September 2007, in Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Murray
Shirley Ann Shaw
Marriage: 27 December 1947

Spouse and Children


    Shirley Ann Shaw


27 December 1947
Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Leo Thomas Murray


    Gertrude Alice Leslie





    Jane Murray


World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 22

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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)

  • Samuel Murray in household of Lee T Murray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel J Axe - Whether Murray, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Samuel J Murray, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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