Laura Murray

21 May 1793–13 March 1865 (Age 71)
Florida, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Murray was born on 21 May 1793, in Florida, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Daniel Murray, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Raymond, was 37. She married Whipple Arnold on 3 March 1795. She died on 13 March 1865, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roswell Gould Murray Sr.
Laura Murray
Marriage: 12 August 1822
Carlos Whipple Murray
Mary Elizabeth Murray
Harriet Myers Murray
Roswell Gould Murray Jr.

Spouse and Children

12 August 1822
New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 4

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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