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John Ramsey Murray

Male 1816 - 1905  (88 years)


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  • Name John Ramsey Murray 
    Born 21 Dec 1816  , Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Nantwich, , Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    tea dealer 
    Residence 1861  Nantwich, , Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1863  [1
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Tinsmith 
    Died 9 Nov 1905  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Blank 
    Death 9 Nov 1906 
    • Tombstone Reads.
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/137376054 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-92258 
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I92258  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Family Elizabeth Hall,   b. CALC 8 Aug 1821, Audlem, , Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1898  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Hamilton Hall Murray,   b. CALC 17 Mar 1851, Trent Vale, , Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1910, Niagara Falls, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     2. Mary Emma Murray,   b. 1854, Nantwich, , Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 96 years)
     3. Elizabeth Hall Murray,   b. 6 Sep 1855, Trent Vale, , Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1941  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F252539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death of John Murray. - There died near Preston last Friday morning Mr. John Murray, a gentleman well and favorably known in this community, where he has been a resident for many years. Deceased ha been in feeble health for a few years death being due to the infirmities of old age. He was in his 92nd year. He leaves to mourn his loss two daughters, Mrs. Suddaby, of Berlin, Mrs Bliss, who cared for him in his declining years, and one son, Mr. Hamilton Murray, His wife predeceased him some years ago, Funeral services were conducted last Saturday afternoon at the residence of the deceased, by Rev. Mr. Johnson, of the Presbyterian church of Preston, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Preston cemetery.

      The Daily Telegraph Fri, Nov 17, 1905 Page 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-3 Page 4.

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Left Side] John Ramsey Murray/ Died Nov. 9, 1906/ Aged 90 Years/ Native Of Wigtonshire, Scotland/ Elizabeth Hall/ His Wife/ Died Feb. 5, 1898/ Aged 77 Years/ Hamilton H. Murray/ Their Son/ Died June 14, 1910/ Aged 60 Years/ "There Is No Death: What Seems So Is Transition"/ Murray/ [Front] H. H. Suddaby/ Born 1888/ Died 1961/ N. E. Suddaby/ 1877 - 1970./ [Right Side] Jeremiah Suddaby/ Died May 29, 1910/ In His 68th Year/ For Thirty-Three Years Principal Of/ Berlin Public Schools/ Widely Known-Universally, Respected - Dearly Beloved/ Elizabeth Hall Murray/ His Beloved Wife/ Native Of Nantwich Cheshire Eng./ Sept. 6, 1855, Jan. 20, 1941 Aged 87 Yrs./ He That Liveth And Believeth In Me Though He/ Were Dead, Yet Shall He Live. St. John Chap. 25, 26/ Suddaby.

    3. [S2942] Census - England - 1861, England, Cheshire, Wrenbury, Nantwick, Class: Rg 9; Piece: 2622; Folio: 9; Page: 13; GSU roll: 543001.
      John Murray 45, b. Scotland, tea dealer
      Elizabeth 38 b. Audlen, Cheshire
      Hamilton 10 Trent Vale, Staffordshire
      Elizabeth 8 Trent Vale, Staffordshire
      Mary E. 6 b. Nantwich Cheshire, Staffordshire
      Alexander J. 2 b. Nantwich, Cheshire, Staffordshire

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:John Ramsay Murray Gender:Male Age:90 Birth Date:abt 1815 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Death Date:9 Nov 1905 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1816 - , Wigtonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tea dealer - 1861 - Nantwich, , Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Nantwich, , Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tinsmith - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Blank - 9 Nov 1905 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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