Charles Richard Murray

#5942, b. 7 Jan 1893, d. 19 Jan 1982
Last Edited:10 Dec 2016
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 Charles Richard Murray and Louise Mary Kolwe

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthCharles Richard Murray was born on 7 Jan 1893 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1,2
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of William Murray (given age 45) on the 1900 Census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2
Census1910, sonCharles Murray (given age 16) was enumerated as the son of William Murray (given age 55) on the 1910 Census, living at Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.3
MilitaryCharles Richard Murray served in the military about 1918 during World War I.4
Census1920, sonCharlie Murray (given age 26) 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 stirman for a concrete mixer.5
MarriageCharles Richard Murray married Louise Mary Kolwe, daughter of Bernard G. Kolwe and Mary Wolfe, about 1921.4,6
Census1930Charles Murray (given age 35) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Louise Murray (given age 26), his son(s) Elmer, his daughter(s) Ione. They rented their home. Charles was a truck farmer.4
Census1940Charles Murray (given age 46) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Louise Murray (given age 36), his son(s) Elmer and Charles, his daughter(s) Ione, his mother, Francis Murray (given age 83). They lived on a farm which they owned, and which was valued at $150.7
DeathCharles Richard Murray died at age 89 on 19 Jan 1982.8

Citations:

  1. [S346] Ponchatoula Times. Ponchatoula, LA.
  2. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S406] 1910 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S376] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S375] 1920 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  7. [S740] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S381] Martha Bjorkgren, Box of stuff collected from Grandma B's house.