John B. Murray

John B. Murray

Male 1863 - 1932  (69 years)

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  • Name John B. Murray 
    Born 12 Apr 1863  Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Oct 1932  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I296  Larry and Carole King Murray Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father James C. Murray,   b. 18 Jun 1839, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Sep 1911, Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Catherine Guthrie,   b. 23 May 1846, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1919, Camden, Lorain County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 28 Apr 1862  [1
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet

    Family Lena Abby Pierce,   b. 06 Nov 1870, Penfield, Lorain County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1960, Oberlin, Lorain County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Claire I. Murray,   b. 25 Mar 1893, Wellington, Lorain County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1975, Lorain County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Kathryn P. Murray,   b. 05 Feb 1901, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1989, Lorain County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John G. Murray Grocery Store in Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio
    John G. Murray Grocery Store in Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio

  • Notes 
    • He's found in the 1880 census in Wakeman, Huron County, OH: MAZLONE, John (58); wife Catherine (57); "others" John MURRY (17) and Jake WERREN (30). The Mazlones were born in NY; John was born in Ohio; Jake was born in Switzerland. John Mazlone was a farmer; John Murray a laborer; and Jake Werren a cheesemaker.

      He's found in the 1920 census in Wellington, Lorain County, OH: MURRAY, John B. (56); wife Lena A. (49); daughter Kathryn (19). They were all born in Ohio. John's parents were born in Ireland; Lena's were born in New York. John was a grocer / own store; Lena was a saleslady / grocery store.

      He's found in the 1930 census in Wellington, Lorain County, OH: MURRAY, John B. (66); wife Lena A. (59). They were both born in Ohio. John's parents were born in Irish Free State and Lena's were born in New York. John was a merchant / grocery store.

      His obituary from the Chronicle Telegram (October 31, 1932):
      J. B. Murray Dies
      Wellington, Oct. 31 - John B. Murray, 69. died at his home here this morning at 3:30, after an illness of two years.
      Mr. Murray came to Wellington from Penfield, thirty years ago, and for nineteen years owned and managed the John Murray Grocery store. He was an active member of the Kiwanis club and helped to sponsor all community activities.
      He is survived by his wife, Lena A.; two daughters, Miss Kathryn Murray, a teacher of Amherst, and Mrs. Clare Ehman ot Cleveland: two brothers, M. P. and J J L. Murray, both of Wakernan: a sister, Mrs. P. T. Rooney ot Kipton; and a host ot friends.
      Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9:30 in the St. Patrick's church of which he was a member. Burial will be made in the Greenwood cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S546] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Wakeman, Huron, Ohio; Roll: 1288; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0042; FHL microfilm: 1241288.