Valentine Patrick Murray

Male14 February 1885–13 April 1951

Brief Life History of Valentine Patrick

When Valentine Patrick Murray was born on 14 February 1885, in Union City, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Patrick William Murray, was 47 and his mother, Adelia Hyde, was 46. He married Charlotte Marie Wilken about 1930. He lived in Union Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 13 April 1951, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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  • Valentine Murry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Valentine Murray, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Valentine Murray in household of Patrick Murray, "United States Census, 1900"

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Age 1

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1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

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1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

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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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Valentine Patrick Murray

Valentine (born on Valentine's Day) spent most of his life in military service. He enlisted as a private at the age of 17 (lied about his age) and served in the Philippine Islands (Manila) during the …

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