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Biographical Sketch for
David Murrie Family

David Murrie-+  +--John------------+  +--Nancy--------------+
             |  |                  |  |                     |
             +--+                  +--+  John Bonner--------+
             |  |                  |  |
Mary Brown---+  |  Jane Murray-----+  +--Helen--------------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  Norton B. Brunning-+
                |                     |
                |                     +--William
                |                     |
                |                     +--Melvina------------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  Charles Gorham-----+
                |                     |
                |                     +--Elizabeth----------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  James Bonner-------+
                |                     |
                |                     +--Catherine----------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  John Bonner--------+
                |                     |
                |                     +--John A.
                |                     |
                |                     +--Edward J.
                |                     |
                |                     +--Laura L.-----------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  Albert C. Corris---+
                |                     |
                |                     +--David
                |                     |
                |                     +--Robert Grant-------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  Nellie Slocum------+
                |                     |
                |                     +--Freddie A.
                |
                |
                +--Mary------------+
                |                  |
                |  Joseph Bower----+
                |
                |
                +--David-----------+  +--James B.-----------+
                |                  |  |                     |
                |                  +--+  Mary J. Dixon------+
                |                  |  |
                |  Jennett Barrie--+  +--Alexander----------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  Eva R. Dixon-------+
                |                     |
                |                     +--Jane---------------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  William Rose-------+
                |                     |
                |                     +--Ellen J.-----------+
                |                     |                     |
                |                     |  John Rose----------+
                |                     |
                |                     +--David
                |                     |
                |                     +--James
                |                     |
                |                     +--Mary
                |                     |
                |                     +--Jennett
                |                     |
                |                     +--John
                |
                |
                +--Helen------------+
                |                   |
                |  Thomas Horn------+
                |
                |
                +--((seven other children))

loose factoids:

Earl D. Murrie
 born 9/16/1873  died 4/3/1896
married
 Martha J.
 born 4/10/1876  died 7/1/1893 of appendicitis.

Robert E. Murrie
 born 1896  died 2/3/1971 at 73 years
married
 Evaughn  born 1913.

Lloyd E. "Red" Murrie
 born 7/28/1910  died 10/21/1980
married
 Louise E. Simons  born 1/9/1911.

John W. Murrie
 born 1913  died 1971
married
 Gwen M. born 1915

Roy Lloyd Murrie
 born 7/8/1880  died 3/22/1948
married
 Cora Amelia Wallis born 10/20/1879 died 5/3/1966

James R. Murrie
 born 8/9/1859  died 1/30/1933 (obituary)
married
 Francis Webb born 4/23/1866  died 3/13/1883

Inez Murrie born 7/19/1874 died 3/8/1926

Ida May Murrie born 3/6/1883 died 4/14/1883

Ann McKinly Murrie born 9/11/1819 died 6/31/1859

George Murrie born 4/6/1851 died 2/2/1859

George Murrie
 born 1825 died October 31, 1898 (obituary)

Elizabeth Murrie born 1827 died 1904

George R. Murrie
 born 2/14/1911  died 3/24/1986
married
 Alice P.  born 3/30/1913  died 8/1/1966

Charles B. Murrie
 born 1870 died 1898
married
 Sarah E. born 1869 died 1959

Catherine Murrie
 born 12/9/1861 died 12/18/1883
married
 William E. Minto

James R. Murrie
married
 Inez Worth



David Murrie

Farmer and pit sawyer. Married Mary Brown in Scotland. Eleven children. Four children came to United States (see tree above). Died in Scotland in 1826.

Mary Brown

Married David Murrie. Died in Scotland in 1824.

Children of David and Mary Brown Murrie


John

Read biographical sketch written in
1891.

Born on November 22, 1816, in Perthshire, Scotland. Came to the United States on January 19, 1842. Bought land in section 10 of Newport Township. Married Jane Murray on October 3, 1845, in Newport Township. She was born on January 24, 1827, in Glasgow, Scotland. Her parents were William M. and Nancy Riley Murray. She died on September 25, 1903. Twelve children. Visited Scotland in 1871. Died on September 22, 1892, in Russell, Illinois.

Mary

Married Joseph Bower. Moved to Smithland, Iowa.

David

Read biographical sketch written in
1877.

Born in 1813, in Perthshire, Scotland. Married in 1833 to Jennett Barrie. She was born in 1810 in Perthshire, Scotland. She died on October 11, 1877, at age 66 years 1 month and 24 days. Nine children. Died on October 30 (18?), 1886, at Millburn, when 74 years old (obituary).

Helen

Married Thomas Horn. Died on August 21, 1879, in Newport Township

(seven others)

Did not come to the United States.

Children of John and Jane Murray Murrie

Nancy

Born in 1846. First wife of
John Bonner. Died April 27, 1872, in childbirth, with child.

Helen

Born about 1847. Married Norton B. Brunning. Moved to Boone County, Iowa.

William

Born about 1849. Died on April 6, 1859, of scarlet fever, at age 10 years 3 months and 22 days.

Melvina

Born about 1851. Married Charles Gorham of Rockefeller. He ran butter factories. Lived at Julian and West Streets, in Waukegan, Illinois.

Elizabeth

Born about 1853. Married James Bonner about October 22, 1877. Moved to Freemont, Nebraska. Died January 11, 1913, at age 61.

Catherine

Born about 1854. Second wife of John Bonner. Children. Died in 1922.

John A.

Born about 1855. Died on November 7, 1885.

Edward J.

Born about 1857. Died on May 20, 1861, of scarlet fever at age 3 years 7 months.

Laura L.

Born in 1859. Second wife of Albert C. Corris (born 1851) of Russell, Illinois. Mr. Corris had 3 children by previous marriage: May; John; Asa. Three children of this marriage: William, born 1894, married Mildred Radke (born 1906) in 1937, farmer, later a carpenter, died in 1985; Myrtle; Laura. Mr. A. C. Corris was born in 1851 and died in January of 1913. Died in 1952 at age 93 years.

David

Born on December 24, 1860. Lived on family farm, which is now a part of the Sterling Lake Forest Preserve. Died on June 29, 1921.

Robert Grant

Born on October 12, 1865. Went by the name of Grant. Married Nellie Slocum. She was born in 1873. She died on December 31, 1953, at age 80 years. Lived on family farm. Died on January 13, 1938.

Freddie A.

Born about 1867. May have married a Miss Young, from Gurnee. Moved to Nebraska.

Children of David and Jennett Barrie Murrie

James B.

Born on May 20 (7?), 1842, in Fifeshire, Scotland.
Soldier in Civil War. Married Mary J. Dixon on October 3, 1866. She was born on April 6, 1843, at Hartford, N. Y. She was the daughter of John and Rebecca Allen Dixon. She died on June 12, 1928. Children. Was elected Collector of Newport Township. Was a Justice of the Peace. Died on November 19, 1921.

Alexander

Born on October 28, 1844, in Scotland. Married Eva R. Dixon. She was born on August 16, 1851, in Newport Township. She died on August 28, 1940, at age 89 years (obituary). Children: Earl D., born about 1874; Martha J., born about 1876; Elmer. Was blacksmith in Millburn. Died on January 14, 1931, of pneumonia.

Jane

Born August, 1852, in Illinois. Married William Rose. Children. Moved to McHenry County, Illinois.

Ellen J.

Born about 1857 in Illinois. Married John Rose.

David

James

Mary

Jennett

John


Children of James B. and Mary J. Dixon Murrie

Herbert J.

Born about 1867 (1865?) Married Mary C. (unknown last name) (1875-1956). Children: Henry W., born 1899, died 1926. Died 1933.

Isabella

Born about 1869.

Charles

Born about 1872.

Inez

Born about 1877.

Jessie Irene

Died on December 17, 1881, at age 15 months.
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