Clifford Wilton Murray

#5939, b. 28 Jul 1891, d. 10 Jan 1968
Last Edited:10 Jul 2017
FatherWilliam Hugh Murray b. 31 Oct 1854, d. 5 Oct 1917
MotherFrances Armilda Hillerman b. 10 Jan 1857, d. 22 Jan 1948
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Michael Murray

Children of Clifford Wilton Murray and Gertrude Jean Kupper

Children of Clifford Wilton Murray

Outline of Life Events:

BirthClifford Wilton Murray was born on 28 Jul 1891 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1,2
Census1900, daughterHe was enumerated as the daughter of William Murray (given age 45) on the 1900 Census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.3
Census1910, sonClifford Murray (given age 18) was enumerated as the son of William Murray (given age 55) on the 1910 Census, living at Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.4
MilitaryClifford Wilton Murray served in the military about 1918 as a Private during World War I.5
Census1920, sonClifford Murray (given age 28) was enumerated as a son of Francis Murray (given age 63) on the 1920 Census, living at Wadesboro Road at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. He worked as a truck farmer for his own account.6
MarriageClifford Wilton Murray married first Gertrude Jean Kupper, daughter of Anton Herbert Küpper and Cecilia Schaffer, on 8 Feb 1922 at St. Joseph Church at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Witnesses were Leona Murray, James Kupper, and Killian Kupper.7,8,9
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 36, when his wife, Gertrude Jean, died on 30 Apr 1928.7,10
Census1930Cliford W. Murray (given age 38) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was, his son(s) Cliford and Russell, his mother, Francis Murray (given age 73). Clifford was a truck farmer, widowed, and owned his home.11
DeathClifford Wilton Murray died at age 76 of a heart attack on 10 Jan 1968 at Orange Memorial Hospital in Orange, Orange County, TX.2,12
BurialHe was buried on 12 Jan 1968 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in West Orange, Orange County, TX. His grave is located at Entrance Garden A.2,12,5


  1. [S547] World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online
  2. [S1143] Death certificate for Clifford W Murray. Online Orange.
  3. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S406] 1910 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online
  6. [S375] 1920 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S853] Mattie Kupper. E-mail message, Oct 2012.
  8. [S717] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Marriage index. Tangipahoa Parish Courthouse, Amite City, Tangipahoa, LA, USA.
  9. [S382] Jim Perrin, Personal research files.
  10. [S343] Russ Murray. E-mail message, Sep 1999.
  11. [S376] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  12. [S379] Grandma B's little black scrapbook. "Murray/Steidtmann photos & articles". Scrapbook pages. Held by Joyce Rivette.
  13. [S667] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Death certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
  14. [S617] Kathryn Halfacre. E-mail message, Oct 2011.