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"Tenn Jake's" Last Son

Jacob L. Murr and Eliza Teffeteller Murr

Madison, Tennessee

Jacob L. Murr was Jacob "Tenn Jake" Murr's tenth child. Jacob L. Murr was born 25 December 1852. Married: Eliza Teffeteller.

10 Children:

1. Sarah "Sally" M. Murr born 9 July 1871, died 25 August 1888. Married: 2 February 188 , James A. Stephens.

2. Fannie S. Murr born 28 July 1873, died 1 October 1895. Single.

3. John H. Murr John Henry Murr born 6 February 1876, Blount County, died 19 January 1961, Madisonville, Tennessee. Went to Monroe County in 1898. Married 15 February 1899, Sally Ann Pearson. Sally born 18 June 1875, died 21 September 1973. Both buried at Sunset Cemetery, Madisonville, Tennessee.john sally murr.jpg (78590 bytes)

9 Children:

A1. Grace Murr born 15 December 1899, died 19 August 1977. Married: James Reaford Dial, 27 August 1927. Route 3, Madisonville, Tennessee.

5 Children:

1. James R. Dial, Jr. born 7 August 1928. Married: Josephine Reed.

2 Children:

a. Larry Dial born 22 June 1954, Knoxville, Tennessee.

b. Richard Dial born 15 January 1958, Knoxville, Tennessee.

2. Christine Dial born 12 February 1932. Married: Ralph E. "Sonny" Cloud, Knoxville, Tennessee. Ralph born 9 July 1932.

3. Alice Irene Dial born 12 June 1934. Married: W. E. Stevens, Madisonville, Tennessee.

2 Children:

a. David Stevens born 1964, died 28 August 1993. Killed in car crash at Vonore, Tennessee. Married: Louise Bookart.

b. Roger Stevens born 1966. Married: Misty Dawn Stephens.

4. Alma Lorene Dial born 12 June 1934.

5. Mary Frances Dial born 26 May 1937. Married: Tom Goodman, Jr. Tom born 2 September 1927.

B2. Roy Andrew Murr born 13 June 1901. Married: Alma Lee, 14 August 1926. Alma born 1910, died 9 May 1989. (Source: Roy A. Murr, Route 1, Philadelphia, Tennessee 37846.)

4 Children:

1. Ruby Ray Murr born 28 December 1927, died 13 April 1932.

2. Dorothy Evelyn Murr born 18 May 1930. Married: Clearman.

5 Children:

a. Charlie Clearman born 23 December 1950.

b. Harry Clearman born 8 October 1952.

c. Roger Clearman born 13 May 1958.

d. Cindy Clearman born 4 June 1960.

e. David Clearman born 16 May 1967.

3. Joanne Murr born 30 May 1932. Married: Glen Mowery.

3 Children:

a. Johnny Mowery born 11 August 1953.

b. Neil Mowery born 9 September 1955.

c. Mark Mowery born 30 March 1960.

4. Wayne Murr born 21 January 1938. Married: Joanne Anthony. Joanne born 6 June 1940.

2 Children:

a. Steve A. Murr born 21 May 1960.

b. Jeffery Murr born 25 August 1963.

C3. Beulah Murr born 18 December 1904, died 18 August 1937. Married: Rob S. Redman, Madisonville, Tennessee. No children.

D4. William Murr born 14 December 1906, died 8 March 1977. Married: Orphia Clark.

1 Child (Adopted):

1. Ann Murr born .

Ann has child: Gena Ann born 1977.

E5. Archabald Murr born 18 January 1908. Married: Mary Ruth Manis. Mary Ruth born 30 December 1910, died 31 May 1991. Archabald address: Route 1, Rock Springs Road, Madisonville, Tennessee. Telephone: 442-4317.

3 Children:

1. Graydon Murr born 20 January 1930. Married: Ralph West. Ralph born 12 August 1926.

2 Children:

a. Michael West born 14 January 1951.

b. Leona Ruth West born 9 March 1952.

2. Mattie Glen Murr born 14 January 1932. Married: Ogle West.

1 Child:

a. Tammy West.

3. Phylis Louise Murr born 28 November 1933. Married: Bud Watson.

1 Child:

a. Janice Elaine Watson.

F6. Garnett Lucille Murr born 2 January 1911. Married: Ted Ivans. Ted born 20 April 1912 Chattanooga, Tennessee.

2 Children:

1. Cora Ann Ivans born 4 June 1932. Married: Doss.

2. Helen Virginia Ivans born 31 January 1937. Married: Greene. Address: Chattanooga, Tennessee.

G7. Woodrow Murr born 9 May 1913, died 20 September 1991. Married: 18 March 1941, Marie Crowder, Alcoa, Tennessee. No Children.

H8. Helen Ruth Murr born 6 January 1916. Married: (1) Glen Moore, 25 November 1951. Glen died.

Marriage: (2) Sherman Weakley, Maryville, Tennessee.

I9. Luther Earnest Murr born 10 January 1919, died 15 November 1986. Married: 20 August 1942, Ethelene Watson, Concord, Tennessee 79222. Luther in Service 17 October 1945, U. S. Navy, Carpenter's Mate, 2nd Class.

3 Children:

1. Joel Dale Murr born 1943-44.

2. Tommy Jean Murr born 14 November 1947.

3. Sharon Kathy Murr born 27 March 1949, died 18 August 1984.

4. James M. Murr born 15 September 1878, died 26 August 1907. Buried Ballards Chapel Cemetery, Madisonville. Married: 30 August 1901, Bertie Mae Hobbs. Bertie born 25 February 1885, died 4 February 1968.

1 Child:

1. James Howard Murr born 1904, died 1941.

Married: (1) Ethel Cook, February 16, 1924.

Marriage: (2) Thelma George.

3 Children:

1. Iris Jean Murr married: Tom Wilson.

2. Jama Murr lives in Georgia.

3. Eleanor Murr married 2 or 3 times.

5. Martha J. Murr born 17 May 1881, died 1897-98. Married: 16 October 1895, Isaac Wright Wilburn.

6. Mary Alice Murr born 6 October 1884, died 18 February 1946, buried Ballards Chapel. Married: 27 August 1901, John Lewis Lee. John born 25 September 1879, died 12 November 1954.

3 Children:

1. Mae Lee born 1904, died 30 April 1988, buried Grandview Cemetery. Married: Grady Patterson.

6 Children:

1. Dorothy Patterson married: Ben Mills.

2. Jack Patterson.

3. Clarence Patterson.

4. Blanche Patterson married: Wallace Clevenger.

5. Sarah Patterson married: Marvin Boreing.

6. Judy Patterson married: Douglas Nolan.

2. Willadene Lee married: Fred Hood.

3. Juanita Lee married: Ray Teffeteller.

7. William A. Murr born 4 April 1887, died 20 February 1909, buried Ballards Chapel. Single.

8. Homer J. Murr born 23 August 1889, died 1918. Died of TB. Buried Ballards Chapel.

Married: (1) 23 June 1909, Tot Lebow. Tot born 1893, died 1911, buried Ballards Chapel.

Marriage: (2) Josie Duncan Wright 13 April 1912.

2 Children:

1. Edna Murr married: Lee.

2. Helen Murr married: Roy Reed.

9. Mack N. Murr born 9 March 1892, died 21 February 1916, buried Ballards Chapel. Single.

10. Leonard A. Murr born 3 July 1894, died 12 June 1896, buried Ballards Chapel. Single.

Source: Roy L. Murr
Route 1
Philadelphia,Tennessee
December 15, 1985

"Several of Jacob L. Murr and Eliza Murr's children died with TB."
"Three of the sons, James M. Murr, William A. Murr, and Mack N. Murr, were killed in railroad accidents."  Buried in Ballards Chapel Cemetery, Knox County, Tennessee.

Sources for Jacob L. and Eliza Murr:

Grace Murr Dial Grace Murr Dial and James. R. Dial
Mae Lee Patterson
Roy L. Murr
Route 1
Philadelphia, Tennessee

Archabald Murr
Betty B. Murr
1616 Shults Lane
Greenback, Tennessee 37742

 

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