Oliver Murrel

1834–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Oliver

Oliver Murrel was born in 1834, in Kentucky, United States as the son of Elizabeth Murrel. He had at least 1 daughter with Nancy Majors.

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Oliver Murrel
1834–
Nancy Majors
1837–
Elizabeth Murrel
1859–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Elizabeth Murrel

    Female1805–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 16

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Muriel, in Soria, Gaudalajara, or Valladolid.2 English (East Anglia): from the female personal name Muriel, of Breton origin. This was common in East Anglia during the Middle Ages, where it was introduced by Breton settlers following the Norman invasion.

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

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