Thomas Archibald Murray

12 July 1861–30 November 1922 (Age 61)
Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Archibald

When Thomas Archibald Murray was born on 12 July 1861, in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, United States, his father, Robert James Wood Murray, was 41 and his mother, Jessie Archibald, was 37. He married Mary Agnes Hendry on 18 January 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 30 November 1922, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Archibald Murray
Mary Agnes Hendry
Marriage: 18 January 1883
Margaret Hendry Murray
Jessie Hendry Murray
Mary Agnes Murray
Elizabeth Hendry Murray
Thomas Hendry Murray
Sarah Hendry Murray

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 6
    Nebraska is the 37th state.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 20
    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

    Scottish: habitational name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which derives from Celtic mori- ‘sea’ + treb- ‘settlement’. The founder of the Scottish house of Murray was a Fleming named Freskin who was granted Strathbrock in West Lothian and Duffus in Moray by David I. The family took its name from the region in the late 12th century.Irish and Scottish: shortened form of McMurray .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ a personal name meaning ‘mariner’. Occasionally it may be a shortened form of McMurray .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Thomas Murray in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Thomas Murray, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Thomas Murray, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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