Clarence Marion McMurtrey

25 August 1892–12 December 1963 (Age 71)
Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Clarence Marion

When Clarence Marion McMurtrey was born on 25 August 1892, in Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, James Calvin McMurtrey, was 38 and his mother, Frances Adeline Scott, was 33. He married Mabel Sophia Scott on 12 January 1910, in Fremont, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 December 1963, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Marion McMurtrey
Mabel Sophia Scott
Marriage: 12 January 1910
Leone Mabel McMurtrey
Ruth Ellen McMurtrey
James Ephraim McMurtrey
Alma Marion McMurtrey
Jay Clarence McMurtrey
Alta Adeline McMurtrey
Blaine Lemuel McMurtrey
Billy Junior McMurtrey

Spouse and Children

12 January 1910
Fremont, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 4

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport

Age 19

The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of McMurtry .

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

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Story Highlight

History of James Henry McMurtrey written by Annie Eliza McMurtrey November 1982

James Henry McMurtrey was born 9 October 1876 in Green Hill, Lauderdale, Alabama. He died 22 July 1947 in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho and was buried July 1947 in Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Idaho. …

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Marion McMurtrey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Clarence Mc Martrey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Mcmurtey in household of James B Mcmurtey, "United States Census, 1900"

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