Emma J. McMurry

16 May 1870–30 May 1953 (Age 83)
Bolckow, Andrew, Missouri, United States

The Life of Emma J.

When Emma J. McMurry was born on 16 May 1870, in Bolckow, Andrew, Missouri, United States, her father, Peter Cartwright McMurry, was 27 and her mother, Mary Lucinda Wright, was 19. She married Dr. Harvey E. Moss on 25 May 1897, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 30 May 1953, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Harvey E. Moss
Emma J. McMurry
Marriage: 25 May 1897
Edward McMurry Moss
Katherine Moss

Spouse and Children

25 May 1897
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Valentine McMurry


    Gerturude M. McMurry


    Clark Charles McMurry


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant spelling of McMurray .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma J Moss in household of Emma S Stone, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma J Moss in household of Harvey E Moss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma S Stone, "United States Census, 1930"

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