Dorma Lee Murray

1931–31 October 2009 (Age 78)
Sparks, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Dorma Lee

When Dorma Lee Murray was born in 1931, in Sparks, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Calvin Clifford Murray, was 36 and her mother, Minnie Mae Dibler, was 33. She lived in North Choctaw Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1940 and Dallas, Collin, Texas, United States in 2009. She died on 31 October 2009, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Clifford Murray
Minnie Mae Dibler
Donnieta Cozzette Murray
William H. Murray
Don Clifford Murray
Joseph Calvin "Joe" Murray
Joe O Murray
Dorma Lee Murray
Evelyn Missouri Ambuehl
Norma Glee Murray

Parents and Siblings





    Don Clifford Murray


    Joseph Calvin "Joe" Murray


    Joe O Murray


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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 10

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 23

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: regional name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which is probably named with Old Celtic elements meaning ‘sea’ + ‘settlement’.2 Irish (southern Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ (the name of several different families in various parts of Ireland), or a shortened form of McMurray .3 Irish: reduced form of MacIlmurray, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhuire ( see Gilmore ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorma Lee Murray in household of Calvin C Murray, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorma Lee Richardson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dorma L Richardson, "BillionGraves Index"

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