Fannie Mae Murrell

May 1887–1971 (Age 83)
Johnson, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Fannie Mae

When Fannie Mae Murrell was born in May 1887, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States, her father, William J. Murrell, was 26 and her mother, Minnie Belle Smith, was 20. She married James Augustus Houston on 10 November 1904, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in King Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1971, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Augustus Houston
Fannie Mae Murrell
Marriage: 10 November 1904
Denver D Houston
Elma Houston
Minnesota M. "Sota" Houston
Remmel Murrell Houston
Herman J Houston
Willie Marie Houston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1904Johnson, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

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    World Events (8)

    1888 · Bauxite Mining Began
    Age 1
    Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 22
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Merrill .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Wife Fanny M Houston in household of Head James A Houston, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Hannie Murrel, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Fannie Houston in household of J G Houston, "United States Census, 1940"

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