Samuel C McMurtry

8 February 1797–April 1873 (Age 76)
Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel C

When Samuel C McMurtry was born on 8 February 1797, in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph Patton McMurtry, was 34 and his mother, Mary Gragg, was 26. He married Julia Ann Morris from January 1833 to December 1833. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 11 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died in April 1873, in Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oxford, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel C McMurtry
Julia Ann Morris
Marriage: from January 1833 to December 1833
Amanda McMurtry
Artminth McMurtrey
Arminta Mcmurtery
Henretta McMurtry
Edna McMurtry
John William Mcmurtery
Oscar Mcmurtery
Ilene Mcmurtery
Edna McMurtrey
Joseph A. McMurtrey
Mary G McMurtrey
Melvina McMurtrey
Orson McMurtrey
Chestina McMurtrey
Abigail McMurtry
Zilla McMurtry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from January 1833 to December 1833
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 6
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 22
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Muircheartaigh (Scottish Gaelic Mac Muircheartaigh) ‘son of Muircheartach’, a personal name meaning ‘navigator’, from muir ‘sea’ + ceartach ‘ruler’. This modern form of an Irish and Scottish surname with many variants has an additional r in the final syllable. Compare McMurdo , and Moriarty .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ensign Article Feb 2003 "True Community: Latterday Saints in San Bernardino 1851-1857 by Marilyn Mills

    (The 1860 Census shows that Samuel and Julia Ann McMurtrey had two children born in California in the 1850's. Zilla's death record says she was born in San Bernardino, California so this history is p …

    Sources (17)

    • Saml Mc Murtry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Samuel Mcmurty in entry for Amanda Brown, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Samuel Mcmurtrey in entry for Chestina Mcmurtrey Coffin, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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