Henry Clay Murrah

1847 - 1920  (73 years)


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  • Name Henry Clay Murrah 
    Born 11 Apr 1847  Nashville, Robertson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Unknown 
    Died 9 Jun 1920 
    Person ID I4917  Williams Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2014 

    Father Morgan Murrah
              b.
    30 Nov 1809
              d.
    21 Aug 1869, Williamson Co. IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Nancy S. Forbes
              b.
    25 Dec 1814
              d.
    19 Oct 1884, Williamson Co. IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F224  Group Sheet

    Family Gertrude Brown
              b.
    18 Dec 1851, Bainbridge, IL Find all individuals with events at this location
              d.
    3 Jan 1929, At the home of her son Frank C Murrah, Herrin, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1880  home of her parents Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frank C. Murrah
     2. Charles C. Murrah
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2014 00:45:13 
    Family ID F1608  Group Sheet

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  • Notes 
    • Murrah, Henry Clay -- merchant
      born 1847 in Robertson Co, TN. His father Morgan (1809-1868) came to Wmson Co in 1854. His mother was Nancy (Forbes) (1814-1884), she had 10 children. Henry married in Oct 1880 to Gertrude Brown the d/o John and Martha J. Their children are: Frank C and Charles Curtis. Gertrude was the principle of the Creal Springs Seminary.
    • [Source: Abstracted from "History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson Counties, Illinois"; The Goodspeed Publishing Co; 1887]
    • Mr. and Mrs. Murrah locked the doors of their college December 24, 1916. Work in their classes was received with full credit by the larger universities. Degrees as Bachelor of Arts, science, or philosophy were granted. Only death ended their plans for the future of their work in education and religion.
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