Samuel Aloysius Murray

June 1869–3 November 1941 (Age 72)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Aloysius

When Samuel Aloysius Murray was born in June 1869, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Murray, was 43 and his mother, Margaret C Hannigan, was 42. He married Jennie Dean Kershaw on 20 March 1916. He died on 3 November 1941, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Old Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Samuel Aloysius Murray
Jennie Dean Kershaw
Marriage: 20 March 1916

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  • Marriage
    20 March 1916
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 8
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 21
    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.

    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 (12)

    • Saml W Murray in household of Wm Murray, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel Murray, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Samuel Murray, "United States Census, 1930"

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