William Hugh Murray

#5902, b. 31 Oct 1854, d. 5 Oct 1917
Last Edited:13 Apr 2012
FatherPatrick Murray1 b. Mar 1827, d. 9 Dec 1911
MotherElizabeth McCarroll1 b. about 1830, d. 1884
RelationshipGrandson of Michael Murray

Children of William Hugh Murray and Frances Armilda Hillerman

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationHe was a carpenter.1
BirthWilliam Hugh Murray was born on 31 Oct 1854 at Wadesboro, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1
Census1870, household memberWilliam Murray (given age 17) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Patrick Murray (given age 45), living in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2
MarriageWilliam Hugh Murray married Frances Armilda Hillerman, daughter of T. D. Hillerman and Emily Williams, on 20 Jun 1877 at Wadesboro, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. They were married by Felix S. Mix, Justice of the Peace. The wedding was witnessed by Joseph W. Magee, Miss Lottie Bogan, and Mrs. Emily Morse.3,4,5
Census1880William Murry (given age 25) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in Tangipahoa Parish, LA, with his wife Francis Murry (given age 23), son(s) Hugh Murry (given age 2), daughter(s) Alice Murry (given age 6/12). William's occupation was Laborer.6
Census1900William Murray (given age 45) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. With him was his wife Francis, son(s) Emmet, Charles and Claud, daughter(s) Leona, Clifford and Ethel . William and Frances owned their farm free and clear.7
Census1910William Murray (given age 55) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Frances A. Murray (given age 52), son Clifford Murray (given age 18) and Charles Murray (given age 16). They were truck farmers, living between the farms owned by William's son, Hugh, and Hugh's wife's brother, William Steidtmann.8
DeathWilliam Hugh Murray died at age 62 of heart disease and dropsy on 5 Oct 1917 in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1
BurialHe was buried at Wetmore Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.9,10

Citations:

  1. [S666] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Death certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
  2. [S367] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S717] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Marriage index. Tangipahoa Parish Courthouse, Amite City, Tangipahoa, LA, USA.
  4. [S362] Hunting for Bears. Marriage Record Index, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.
  5. [S382] Jim Perrin, Personal research files.
  6. [S369] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S406] 1910 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S344] U.S. Genweb, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Website.
  10. [S346] Ponchatoula Times. Ponchatoula, LA.
  11. [S671] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Death certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.