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George Murr
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Mary Murr
Ruth Murr
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James Jimmie Murr
Joseph Murr
Bruce Edward Murr
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David Murr
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Samuel Murr
Samuel Alexander Murr
David Murr 2nd Fam Cont'd
Alexander Murr
Michael M. Murr
Tena Murr
Michael Murr (the Potter)
Jacob Murr (Blount Co.)
Jacob L. Murr
Aubrey Murr
Blount County, TN
Murrs of Powell, TN
Murr of Virginia
Murr of Vonore, TN


Aubrey Murr Descendants

Michael Murr (potter) and Susannah ? .

John Murr and Mary Brown.

William Murr born 1809, Mississippi Territory. Washington County, Tennessee.

William Murr born 1809, Mississippi Territory, died after 1870 in Cocke County, Tennessee. William married 1833, Glenda Bailey. Glenda born 1813 Cocke County, Tennessee, died 1860, Cocke County, Tennessee. William son of John and Mary Brown. (1860 June Census list a child 1 month old.)

12 Children:

1a. Mary Murr born 1834, Cocke County, Tennessee.

2b. John Murr born 1836/1875 Texas.

3c. Sarah Murr born 1838.

4d. Martha Murr born 1840.

5e. Thomas Wesley Murr born 5 September 1842, died 27 March 1908.

6f. Nancy Murr born 1844.

7g. Isaac Murr born 1846, died 1860's.

8h. Noah Murr born 7 September 1847, died 2 June 1925.

9i. Albert Murr born 1850.

10j. James Murr born 1855.

11k. Young William Murr born 1857, died ere 18 September 1905.

12l. Joseph Alexander Murr born 5 April 1860, died 7 November 1942.

1a. Mary Murr born 1834, Cocke County, Tennessee.

2b. John Murr born 1836, Cocke County, Tennessee, died 1875, Texas. He was in Civil War Co. C. 26th Inf. Married: Cocke County, Tennessee, Mary ? while in Service. Moved to Collins County, Texas, where they both died.

6 Children:

1. Caroline Glendine Murr born 4 June 1858, Tennessee, died 4 April 1890, Texas. Married: Collins County, Texas, 27 April 1880, George Washington Stibbens.

2. Austin Murr born March 1860, Tennessee, died 3 June 1928, Texas. Married: (1) 19 December 1880, Texas, Julie Lewis, (2) marriage: unknown.

3. Irene Elizabeth Murr born 10 December 1863, Tennessee, died 1 November 1933, Texas. Married: in Texas, James Monroe Gaddy.

4. Martha Mae Murr born 1867, Tennessee, died 10 July 1914, Texas.

5. Lou Murr born 1869, Tennessee. Married: Texas, to S. B. Talbot.

6. John Winford Murr born 3 July 1871, Tennessee, died 22 February 1944, died in Tilliman County, Oklahoma. Married: 28 November 1893, Kaufman County, Texas, Callie Briscoe.

3c. Sarah Murr born 1838. No other data.

4d. Martha Murr born 1840. No other data.

5e. Thomas Wesley Murr Thomas Wesley and Eliza Murr born 5 September 1843, died 27 March 1908, Cocke County, Tennessee. Married: 1865 Cocke County, Tennessee, Eliza Hickey Roberts. Eliza born 14 February 1832, died 23 February 1907, Tennessee. Both buried Roberts Cemetery, Newport, Tennessee. Eliza was the wife of George Roberts who was killed in the Civil War. Eliza was the daughter of Henry Hickey and Eva Bryant. Thomas and Eliza's Headstone

6 Children: (listed in 1870-80 Census)

1. Emmaline Roberts born 1856.

2. William Roberts born 1857, died 1921 Death Certificate #317.

3. Jefferson Roberts born 1860.

* 4. Thomas Wesley Murr born 1864.

5. Andrew Jackson Murr born 1867.

6. George H. Murr born 1869.

* 4. Thomas Wesley Murr born 1864, died 1914, Cocke County, Tennessee. Married: 26 August 1906 to Ollie Kyker
No other data.

5. Andrew Jackson Murr andrew jackson murr.jpg (120355 bytes) born December 1867, died 1907, Cocke County, Tennessee. Buried Roberts Cemetery, Newport, Tennessee. Married: 14 February 1891, Cocke County, Tennessee, to Elmira Angeline Skeen. Elmira daughter of Crockett Skeen and Sarah Smith Skeen.Elmira Skeen Murr

4 Children:

1. Thomas Wesley Murr born 21 February 1892, died ? .

2. Eliza Virgie Bell Murr born 12 February 1893, died 8 March 1991, buried Cocke County, Tennessee.

3. Roy Lee Murr born 25 March 1895, died 19 December 1966, buried Oakland.

4. John Nathan Murr born 13 April 1893, died 7 January 1946, buried Oakland.

1. Thomas Wesley Murr born 21 February 1892, died ? , buried Florida. Married: (1) Johnnie Fout Henderson, daughter of Will Henderson and Ellen Downey Henderson.

Tom married: (2) Polly .

4 Children by Johnnie:

1. Ernest Murr born 1918. Married: Rosalie Sellers.

2. William Downey Murr born 7 December 1920, died 18 May 1967, buried Oakland. Married: Willie B. Hunt.

3. Clyde Earl Murr born 25 February 1922. Married: (1) June 1946, Betty Mae Fritz born 2 November 1924, died 11 July 1954, buried Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana, Missouri.

Clyde E marriage: (2) Bobette Andria.

Clyde E marriage: (3) Vera Benjamin.

4. Ada Virginia Murr born 1927. Single.

2. Eliza Virgie Bell Murr born 12 February 1893, died 8 March 1991, Cocke County , Tennessee. Married: Monroe County, Tennessee, 30 August 1916, Ronald Earl Wilson. Ronald born 10 May 1893, died 20 October 1979, buried Cocke County , Tennessee. Son of Samuel Wilson and Hattie Wilson.

7 Children:

1. Chester Earl Wilson born 3 June 1917, died 28 March 1918.

2. Lucille Wilson born 21 June 1918. Married: 2 June 1945, J. M. Cureton.

3. Ersie Christine Wilson born 13 September 1919. Married: 9 October 1943, Atlas Hyder Patterson.

4. Samuel Mack Wilson born 25 February 1921. Married: 1 July 1944, Lois Elizabeth Graf.

5. Ada Jeanetta Wilson born 13 July 1923, died 26 August 1923.

6. James Edward Wilson born 15 August 1924, died 14 September 1985. Married: (1) 2 June 1953, June Dixon Wells, buried, Newton, N. C.

Marriage: (2) 26 May 1962, Doris Jean Dixon.

7. Gene Fredrick Wilson born 19 March 1928. Married: 12 August 1950, Mary Marteal Mann.

3. Roy Lee Murr born 25 March 1895, died 19 December 1966, buried Oakland. Married: 27 November 1914, Blount County, Tennessee, Lola Ethel Thompson.

8 Children:

1. Unave Murr born 29 September 1915. Married: (1) 13 May 1934, James Riley Pugh born 17 April 1876, died 12 April 1944. Son of W. J. T. Pugh and Josephine Pugh. Marriage: (2) 31 August 1946, Milum Burton McCollum. He was born 12 May 1912. Son of George McCollum and Mary McCollum.

2. Alma Lee Murr born 29 September 1915. Married: 2 January 1937, Jake McGee, born 1 January 1912.

3. Luther Murr born 14 September 1917, died 28 September 1919, buried Oakland.

4. Alva Mae Murr born 15 June 1919. Married: 17 September 1943, Garland James White. He was born 3 October 1918, died 26 September 1968, buried Oakland.

5. Allen Andrew Murr born 15 June 1919, died 12 July 1944, buried Oakland. Single. Killed in Saipan WWII.

6. Edna Lue Murr born 19 September 1921. Married: 27 February 1944, Elmer Hill, born 15 October 1919.

7. Aubrey Lee Murr born 19 September 1924. Married: 22 February 1952, Betty Blankenship, born 26 June 1934.

8. Roy Garlin Murr born 18 April 1927. Married: 1946, Margaret Ann Burrell, born 24 April 1933.

4. John Nathan Murr born 13 April 1896, died 7 January 1946, buried Oakland. Married: 20 November 1916, Blount County, Tennessee, Jama Henderson, born 20 July 1901, died 30 May 1979. Daughter of James Henderson and Mary Dixon Henderson.

1 Child:

1. John "Tubb" W. Murr born 16 December 1917, died 15 January 1983, buried Sherwood, Blount County, Tennessee. Married: (1) Edna "Shorty" McCulloch. Marriage: (2) Reatha Crisp Carroll.

6. George H. Murr (son of Thomas Wesley Murr and Eliza Murr) born 20 March 1869, died 13 August 1937, Cocke County, Tennessee. Married: 20 August 1891, Margaret J. Fine, born 1865. George buried Clark Cemetery, Del Rio, Cocke County, Tennessee.

5 Children:

1. Oscar Murr born 25 June 1892, died 12 July 1952, Cocke County, Tennessee, Clarks Cemetery, Del Rio, Tennessee.

2. Stella L. Murr born June 1893.

3. Cora Murr born June 1894.

4. Jessie Murr born June 1897.

5. Gracie Murr born March 1899.

6f. Nancy Murr born 1844 (Daughter of William Murr and Glenda Bailey Murr).

7g. Isaac Murr born 1846, died 1860's in Civil War Co. C. 26 Inf.

8h. Noah Murr born 7 September 1847, died 2 June 1925, Cocke County, Tennessee. Married: (1) 1866, Mildred Hargrove, born 15 March 1838, died 15 May 1897, buried Hargrove Cemetery. Marriage: (2) , Nancy Webb.

4 Children:

1. Thomas N. Murr born 17 March 1867, died 14 July 1870.

2. John M. Murr born May 1882 (1900 Census - dist. 6).

3. Annie Murr born April 1890.

4. Millie May Murr born May 1892.

9i. Albert Murr born 1850. Married: 9 September 1869, Jefferson County, Tennessee, Cordelia Potts.

10j. James Murr born 1855. No other data.

11k. Young William Murr born 1856, died ere 18 September 1905. Married 13 October 1883, Jane Williams.

5 Children:

1. Ella May Murr born 1880, died 1915, death cert. #310 list father: Y. W. Murr and mother: Jane Williams Murr.

2. Jessie Murr.

3. Roy Murr.

4. Addie Murr.

5. Annie Murr.

The above children listed in 18 September 1905 Court as Minor heirs of Y. W. and Jane Murr dec'd Cocke County, Tennessee. Joseph E. Murr appointed guardian.

 

12l. Joseph Alexander Murr born 5 June 1860, died 7 November 1942, Cocke County, Tennessee. Married: 8 January 1883, Thresa Holbert, born 1863, died 1936.

1900 Cocke County, Tennessee, Census, Dist. 11, Enum #163, Sheet 19, says No Children.

4 January 1905, Cocke County, Tennessee, Petition for adoption and name change, Myrtle Irene Black. Changed name to Mary Murr - not quite 2 years old, born 24 March 1903, abandoned by Mother, left to reputed father M. L. Reid in December 1904, and he left her with J. A. and Theresa Murr.

Sources of Data:
Ruby Murr May
1610 Highway 11-E
Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659

Betty B. Murr
161 Shults Lane
Greenback, Tennessee 37742

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