Daniel Murray

#5953, b. about 1829, d. 1 Nov 1894
Last Edited:22 Apr 2011
FatherMichael Murray b. 1800, d. about 1840
MotherAlice Sharkey b. about 1805
RelationshipSon of Michael Murray

Children of Daniel Murray and Rose Durnin

Outline of Life Events:

BirthDaniel Murray was born about 1829 at County Louth, Ireland.1,2
Immigration, Imm-childrenHe arrived with his mother and siblings on 5 Oct 1842 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, on the ship Georgiana. The ship originated in Liverpool, England. The family traveled in the steerage section, and carried two boxes and a quantity of oatmeal.3,4,5
MarriageHe married Rose Durnin, daughter of James Durnin and Mary Sharkey, on 12 Aug 1850 at St. Helena Parish, LA.6
Census1860Daniel Murry (given age 30) was enumerated on the 1860 census at Greensburg, St. Helena Parish, LA, with his wife, Rose; William Murry (given age 8), Phillip Murry (given age 5), John Murry (given age 3) and George Murry (given age 1). They were enumerated in the home of J. R. Wamack, age 23, who is listed with no real estate value, and personal property valued at $320. Daniel Murry was a farmer, with real estate valued at $500 and personal property of $150. They lived next door and down the road from some Sharkeys, which were probably his relatives..1
Census1870On the 1870 census, Daniel Murray (given age 40) was the head of a household, living in Greensburg, St. Helena Parish, LA, with his wife, Rosa Murray (given age 40). Also living in this household was William Murray (given age 18), John Murray (given age 13), George Murray (given age 11), Thomas Murray (given age 8), Robert Murray (given age 3) and Patrick Murray (given age 1). Daniel was a farmer with $100 of real estate and $200 of personal property. They lived next door to some Sharkeys..7
DeathDaniel Murray died on 1 Nov 1894 in Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2
BurialHe was buried at Sharkey Cemetery in west of Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2


  1. [S364] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S344] U.S. Genweb, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Website.
  3. [S346] Ponchatoula Times. Ponchatoula, LA.
  4. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S557] Ancestry.com. N.O. Passenger Lists, 1820-1945.
  6. [S347] David Alan Murray website. Website. Online http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/4069/ (no longer active).
  7. [S368] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.