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Murray, James Archibald[1]

Male 1844 - 1925  (81 years)


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  • Name Murray, James Archibald 
    Born 25 Feb 1844  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jun 1925  [1, 3, 5
    Buried Wellsville Cemetery, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1368  A367
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father Murray, Robert Wood,   b. 14 Sep 1819, Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1884, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Archibald, Jessie or Janet,   b. 12 Apr 1824, Craighall, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1873, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 1841  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Family ID F404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Steward, Emma Jane Littlewood,   b. 10 Dec 1849, Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1911, Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [1, 6
    Married 20 Jan 1865  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Murray, Sarah Agnes Littlewood,   b. 28 May 1866, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1926, Saint Anthony, Fremont, Idaho USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Murray, Jessie Littlewood,   b. 2 Jul 1868, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1943, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Murray, James Littlewood,   b. 28 Sep 1870, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1952, Richmond, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Murray, Robert Littlewood,   b. 10 Apr 1873, Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1873  (Age 0 years)
     5. Murray, Mary Littlewood,   b. 18 Apr 1874, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1874, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Murray, David Littlewood,   b. 17 Oct 1875, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1875  (Age 0 years)
     7. Murray, Thomas Littlewood,   b. 19 May 1877, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1877, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Murray, Joseph Littlewood,   b. 2 Nov 1878, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1944, Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     9. Murray, John Littlewood,   b. 22 Dec 1881, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1959  (Age 77 years)
     10. Murray, George Littlewood,   b. 17 Mar 1885, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1953, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     11. Murray, William Littlewood,   b. 16 Jan 1888, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1953  (Age 65 years)
     12. Murray, Emma Littlewood,   b. 6 Sep 1891, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1968  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DISCREPANCY: I found a reference for "James Murray, died November 19, 1925" in the microfilm "Obituary Index" at the BYU-Idaho family history library. The obituary is supposed to be in the "News" [Deseret News] November 24/25:4 Sec. 2. I have not seen the article yet.

      ORDINATION: James Murray was ordained an Elder in Feb 1865 (Source: microfilm #0027410, LDS Church membership records for Wellsville Ward, Cache Stake, page 37).

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Our Family, Genealogies and Facts, Lana Archibald, Garland, Utah USA, (Online at < freepages.rootsweb.com/~archibald/genealogy/ >, 6 Feb 2019. ).

    2. [S155] Record of Members. [1859] - 1920; Annual Genealogical Report, Form E, 1907-1919. Wellsville Ward, Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Wellsville Ward, Utah, Page 37.

    3. [S154] Cemetery Index, Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Utah USA, (Headstone transcriptions, US GenWeb Archives ).
      Headstone, Wellsville Cemetery: James Archibald Murray, b. 25 Feb 1844, d. 4 Jun 1925.

    4. [S193] History of Robert Wood Murray, Sarah Brenchley, (Viewed online 2 Apr 2005 at
    5. [S186] Obituary Index, Utah.
      Index reports obituary for James Murray, d. Nov 19, 1925, can be found in the "News" [Deseret News] Nov 24/25:4 Sec. 2

    6. [S162] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998), Emma Jane Littlewood (AFN:20QR-DK).
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