Fitzhugh Lee Murray

#5914, b. 14 Apr 1899, d. 3 May 1975
Last Edited:7 Feb 2017
FatherWilliam Hugh Murray Jr. b. 1 May 1878, d. 10 Sep 1953
MotherEdna Georgiana Steidtmann b. 9 Jul 1878, d. 6 Apr 1955
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Michael Murray

Outline of Life Events:

BirthFitzhugh Lee Murray was born on 14 Apr 1899 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1,2
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Wm. Hugh Murray (given age 22) on the 1900 Census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2
Census1910, sonFitz Hugh Murray (given age 11) was enumerated as the son of Hugh Murray (given age 32) on the 1910 Census, living at Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.3
DraftRegFitzhugh Lee Murray was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living in South Bend, St. Joseph County, IN. He gave his occupation as steel worker for James Stewart Co., c/o Studebaker Corp. in South Bend. He gave the name of Edna Murray in Ponchatoula, LA, as his nearest relative. Fitzhugh was described as being of medium height and build, with blue eyes and light hair.4
Census1920, sonFitzew Murray (given age 20) was enumerated as a son of W. H. Murray (given age 41) on the 1920 Census, living at Wadesboro Road at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.5
MarriageFitzhugh Lee Murray married Alice Lewis in 1921 at Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.6,7
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 58, when his wife, Alice, died in a car accident on 18 Feb 1958 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.8
ResidenceAt the time of his brother William's death in 1970, Fritz Murray lived in Livingston, Livingston Parish, LA.9
DeathHe died at age 76 on 3 May 1975 in Livingston, LA.1
BurialHe was buried at Hiram Stafford Cemetery in Satsuma, Livingston Parish, LA.1


  1. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online
  2. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S406] 1910 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S273] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  5. [S375] 1920 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S717] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Marriage index. Tangipahoa Parish Courthouse, Amite City, Tangipahoa, LA, USA.
  7. [S473] (Newspaper Unknown). LA. Obituary article.
  8. [S357] Wetmore Cemetery. Tangipahoa, LA, USA. Headstone.
  9. [S1544] The Baton Rouge Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. obituary.