Joseph William McMurrin

5 September 1858–24 October 1932 (Age 74)
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph William

When Joseph William McMurrin was born on 5 September 1858, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph McMurrin Jr, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Leaing, was 32. He married Mary Ellen Hunter on 1 April 1880. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 October 1932, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Joseph William McMurrin
Mary Ellen Hunter
Marriage: 1 April 1880
Joseph William McMurrin
Stephen Hunter McMurrin
Chelta Margaret McMurrin
Everard Leaing McMurrin
James Waldo McMurrin
Rulon Clark McMurrin
Mary Lucile McMurrin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1880
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 9
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of McMorran .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Joseph W McMurrin in entry for Stephen Hunter McMurrin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph W Mc Murrin in household of Joseph Mc Murrin, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph W Mc Murrin in entry for Rulon Clark Mc Murrin and Vera Hawley, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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