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10. James "Jimmie" Murr James Jimmie Murr(Blacksmith) born 1819 in Washington County, Tennessee died 1904. Married 1st to Ammerille Regan, 29 September 1839 in Washington County, Tennessee. Ammerille born 1810 died 30 March 1875. 2nd marriage to Mary White 30 September 1875 in Washington County, Tennessee. Mary's clothes caught fire in the fireplace and she burned to death in 1894. The funeral was preached first Sunday in May, 1894. Mary was the daughter of Isaac White. Buried in Bethesda Cemetery in Greene County, Tennessee.

4 Children by Ammerille: (Ages determined by Census data of 1850.)

1. William Murr

b. 1839 possibly in war, no other data

2. John Murr

b. 1841 possibly in war, no other data

3. Jackson Murr

b. 1844 possibly in war, no other data

4. Thomas Emory Murr

b. 27 December 1845

d. 29 March 1925

2 Children by Mary:

1. Anna P. Murr

b. 20 June 1879

d. 1954, buried Gray Station, Tennessee

2. James Emanuel Murr

b. 19 Feb. 1880

d. 1961, buried Gray Station, Tennessee

4. Thomas Emory Murr married Sarah White 26 July 1871 in Greene County, Tennessee. Sarah born 10 July 1849, died 28 December 1934. Sarah's parents were William Scott White and Jane Caldwell White. She is buried in Bethesda Cemetery, Green Shed, Fall Branch, Tennessee.Thomas Emory and Sarah White Murr

6 Children:

1. Horace Murr

b. 13 March 1872 Greene County, Tennessee

d. 3 Oct. 1954 Wooden, Iowa

2. Jasper R. Murr

b. 4 April 1875 Greene County, Tennessee

d. 22 Jan. 1963 Greene County, Tennessee

3. Hassie W. Murr

b. 17 Jan. 1878 Greene County, Tennessee

d. 16 June 1887 Greene County, Tennessee

4. Dessie T. Murr

b. 4 April 1880 Greene County, Tennessee

d. 4 Oct. 1951 Greene County, Tennessee

5. Wm. Willie Murr

b. 20 April 1885 Greene County, Tennessee

d. 11 Dec. 1885 Greene County, Tennessee

6. Jennie Maude Murr

b. 2 Oct. 1887 Greene County, Tennessee

d. 19 June 1954 Greene County, Tennessee

1. Horace Murr married Cora Barndon 6 November 1895, Greene County, Tennessee.

8 Children:

1. Martha "Mattie" Murr

b. 29 June 1896

d. 1990 at age 94.

2. Ralph Paul Murr

b. 29 January 1897

d. 16 Oct. 1966

Married Joyce Copp, Mt. Pleasant Henry County, Iowa

3. Mary Malissia Murr

b. 20 Feb. 1899

d. Iowa

4. Thomas Franklin Murr

b. 15 Sept. 1900

d. 17 Aug. 1977 Iowa

Married Alice M. born 2 Feb. 1894 died 25 Oct. 1975 Iowa

5. Charles Murr

b. 22 Nov. 1902

d. 7 Feb. 1977 Iowa

Married Pearl Gladdis Rudisill

6. Juanita Murr

b. 27 Dec. 1906

d. 28 Nov. 1982 Iowa

7. Orville Hugh Murr

b. 27 June 1908

d. 28 Dec. 1986 Iowa

Married Eunice Hardin she died 16 Jan. 1987 Iowa

8. Bernice Ruth Murr

b. 11 May 1912

2. Jasper Ragan Murr married Jessie Pearl Rush, 10 March 1912 in Ellison, Illinois. Pearl born 5 January 1884, died 17 November 1975. Buried in Bethesda Cemetery, Tennessee.

1 Child:

Claude Murr born 23 February 1913, Cedar, Iowa. Died 25 July 1976, Tennessee. Married Madge Loyd 21 August 1934, Fall Branch, Tennessee.

3. Hassie W. Murr born 17 January 1878, died 16 June 1887, buried in Bethesda Cemetery, Greene County, Tennessee.

4. Dessie Tillie Murr married Belvin Wheeler Payne, 22 July 1903. He died 11 April 1914 and is buried in Bethesda Cemetery in Greene County, Tennessee.

4 Children:

1. Hassie T. Payne

b. 27 July 1904

d. 4 Oct. 1904

2. Justine Payne

b. 28 June 1906

d. 11 July 1987

3. Mary Winona Payne

b. 7 January 1908

d.

4. Dessie Maude Payne

b. 15 August 1910

d.

Mary Winona Payne and Dessie Maud Payne
Mary and Dessie Payne

1. Hassie T. Payne born 27 July 1904 died 4 October 1904.

2. Justine Payne married W. R. Ledbetter, 5 June 1926. He died 1967.Sarah Justine Ledbetter

6 Children:

1. Frances Uladine Ledbetter

b. 18 May 1927

d. 18 May 1927

2. Howard Ledbetter

b. 16 July 1928

d.

3. Mary Ann Ledbetter

b.

d.

4. Lindaree Ledbetter

b.

d.

5. Jane Ledbetter

b.

d.

6. Thomas Wheeler Ledbetter

b. 8 June 1936

d. 8 Nov. 1981

1. Frances Uladine Ledbetter born and died 18 May 1927.

2. Howard Ledbetter married Nova Baker, Fort Worth, Texas.

3. May Ann Ledbetter married Dual Mobley, 4 September 1954.

1 Child:

1. Beverly Ann Mobley

b. 1 May 1956

d.

4. Dessie Lindaree Ledbetter married M. M. Pearce, 20 August 1960 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

4 Children:

1. Marcellus Malcom Pearce, Jr.

b. 16 November 1962

2. Joel Lee Pearce

b. 31 August 1964

3. Allen Roy Pearce

b. 20 August 1965

4. Ann Shalon Pearce

b. 19 May 1969

 

5. Wilma Jane Ledbetter married Rev. Ardith Ernist, 9 June 1956 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

3 Children:

1. Richard Gordon Ernist

b. 11 October 1958

2. Randal Mathew Ernist

b. 31 December 1960

3. Heather Marie Ernist

b. 27 August 1966

 

6. Thomas W. Ledbetter married to Basco, 2 February 1957 in Alexander, Virginia.

3 Children:

1. Ronald (foster son) Ledbetter

b. 28 August 1955

2. William Roy Ledbetter

b. 1 December 1957

3. Howard Bismark Ledbetter

b. 9 February 1960

 

5. William "Willie" Murr born 20 April 1885, died 11 December 1885.

6. Jennie Maude Murr married Albert Riggs 12 September 1914. He died 28 January 1938.

1 Child:

1. Arzell Riggs born 18 June 1916; died at birth.

2 Children by James Murr and Mary White Murr:

Anna P. Murr

James Emanuel Murr

1. Anna P. Murr born 20 June 1879, died 1954, buried at Gray Station Cemetery. Married George W. Milburn, 19 January 1896, Washington County, Tennessee. (The name was changed legally in 1904 to Fitzgerald.)

7 Children:

1. James Earl Fitzgerald

b. 1905

d. 22 April 1976

2. Jessie Fitzgerald

b. 19 2

3. Doyle Fitzgerald

b.

4. John Fitzgerald

b.

5. Albert Fitzgerald

b.

6. Lynn Fitzgerald

b.

7. Leroy Fitzgerald

b.

8. Ruby Fitzgerald

b.

John Fitzgerald married Jackie .

3 Children:

1. Genevieve Fitzgerald

2. Joy Fitzgerald

3. Johnny Fitzgerald

James Gordan Fitzgerald age 22 died 14 October 1974. Married Gloria Gail Street. (Father: Dewey Fitzgerald, paternal grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fitzgerald.)

James Emanuel Murr born 1880, died 1961, buried at Gray Station Cemetery. Married 10 October 1931, Washington County, Tennessee to Mrs. Mary Williams, Johnson City, Tennessee.

 

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