Grace Truman Murchison

21 August 1896–14 November 1974 (Age 78)
Halls, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Grace Truman

When Grace Truman Murchison was born on 21 August 1896, her father, Lawrence Headen Murchison, was 28 and her mother, Lucinda Alice Mitchell, was 26. She married William Ewell Mullen on 5 August 1914, in Dyer, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Halls, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 14 November 1974, at the age of 78, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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William Ewell Mullen
Grace Truman Murchison
Marriage: 5 August 1914
Alice C. Mullen

Spouse and Children

5 August 1914
Dyer, Tennessee, United States


    Alice C. Mullen


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form (in which the Gaelic patronymic prefix Mac has been translated into the English patronymic suffix -son), of Gaelic Mac Mhurchaidh, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh, composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, hence ‘sea warrior’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Muller in household of Ewell Muller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Wright in household of J F Wright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace T Wright in household of Jesse F Wright, "United States Census, 1940"

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