Humphrys genealogy

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My wife's ancestors - Murray - Contents

John Murray

John Murray,
born 14 July 1839, Alford, Aberdeenshire.
See entry in tree by Rhonda Huston.
At home in 1841 census at Mid Mill, near Alford.
At home in 1851 census.
He mar 10 June 1865, Alford, to Isabella Glassie [born 1842, "Isabel" on grave].
Living Alford as at 1870.
Emigrates to America, 1870-72:
By 1872 they had emigrated to America and were living Leavenworth, Kansas.
Still at Leavenworth in 1878.
Later moved to Elbert, Colorado.
He died 1911, Elbert, Colorado, age 72 yrs.
She died 1913.
They are bur at Elbert Cemetery (or Elbert-Kiowa Cemetery), N side of Elbert, Colorado. See map and street view. See photo of grave.
John and Isabella had issue:

  1. Agnes Murray,
    born 18 Nov 1865, Alford,
    died as baby, 1865, Alford,
    did NOT die Leavenworth, Kansas.
    There is another Agnes.

  2. Sarah Murray,
    born 18 Oct 1866, Alford,
    died 1917, Santa Barbara, CA, age 51 yrs.

  3. Agnes Murray,
    second Agnes,
    born 19 Oct 1868, Alford,
    died 1876, Leavenworth, Kansas, age 8 yrs.

  4. Christina Murray,
    born 30 Sept 1870, Alford,
    died 1917, Leavenworth, Kansas, age 47 yrs.

  5. Isabella Murray,
    born 19 Aug 1872, Leavenworth, Kansas,
    died 8 Sept 1873, Leavenworth, Kansas, age 1 yr.

  6. John Murray,
    born 8 Sept 1874, Leavenworth, Kansas,
    mar 1 Jan 1900, Fairplay, Colorado, to Matilda Lee,
    he died 14 Feb 1953, Santa Monica, CA, age 78 yrs,
    had issue:

    1. Harry Lee Murray, born 12 Oct 1902,
      mar Esther Swartz,
      died 24 Nov 1951, Denver, Colorado, age 49 yrs,
      had issue:

      1. Lillian Murray,
        researched family tree,
        mar --- Akers.

      2. Joan Murray.

    2. Isabel Murray, born 6 Aug 1904.
    3. Frank Malcolm Murray, born 28 Apr 1910,
      died 13 July 1940, age 30 yrs.

  7. Anne Murray,
    born 1876, Leavenworth, Kansas,
    died 1956, Denver, Colorado, age 80 yrs.

  8. James Murray,
    born 1878, Leavenworth, Kansas.
    See tree by Susan Sparke.
    He mar Lillian James.
    He died 1927, Elbert, Colorado, age 49 yrs,
    They are bur at Elbert Cemetery, Elbert, Colorado. See grave.
    James and Lillian had issue:

    1. Marvin James Murray, born 1903,
      mar Sarah Edna Meade,
      had issue:

      1. Vera Murray,
        Vera Luella Murray, born 1926,
        mar Boyce Treadway,
        had issue:

        1. Linda Treadway,
          mar --- Wilson,
          had issue:

          1. Rhonda Wilson.
            DNA match to Janet Noltie.

James Murray and Lillian James.
Courtesy of Rhonda Wilson.
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