Our Murray Family History

A Civil War veteran, Isaiah Murray was 41 years of age when he enlisted. Prior to his enlistment, he was a riverboat pilot on the Ohio River. He was 5 ft. 7 in. in height with brown hair and had gray eyes (National Archives Pension Record).

During the Civil War. Isaiah served in Company C of the 63rd regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was discharged on December 9, 1862, from Captain Ormsby's company.

According to some papers a cousin found in the Beaver Falls Library, Isaiah's parents may have come over from Scotland in 1774 on the ship Diana.

Family Group Record
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Husband: Isaiah MURRAY
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Birth: 27 Oct 1820 
Death: 19 Jun 1863 Rochester, Beaver Co., PA 
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Marriage: 4 Jan 1838 Freedom, Beaver Co., PA 
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Wife: Sarah S. SMITH
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Birth: 6 Apr 1825 
Death: 4 May 1881 
Burial: Lacock Cemetery, Rochester, Beaver Co., 
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Children
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1 F Margaret Jane MURRAY
Birth: 12 Mar 1842 
Death: 
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Marriage: 
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2 F Melinda B. MURRAY
Birth: 21 Feb 1845 Rochester, Beaver Co., PA 
Death: 21 Jun 1927 Rochester, Beaver Co., PA 
Burial: Lacock Cemetery, Rochester, PA 
Spouse: George Henry WILKINSON (m bef 1866) 
Spouse: John NEARY 
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3 M James George Washington MURRAY
Birth: 17 Jul 1849 
Death: 
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Marriage: 
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4 M John Sharp MURRAY
Birth: 9 Jul 1853 
Death: 
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5 F Sarah A. MURRAY
Birth: 11 May 1856 
Death: 
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Spouse: SHELLHASS 
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6 _ Francis E. MURRAY
Birth: 9 Jun 1858 
Death: 
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