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Thomas Ward Murray
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1870
Spanish Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1914
Vernal
Uintah County
Utah, USA

The Sudden Death Of Ward Murray. Ate Hearty Supper Tuesday Night, Died on Wednesday Morning.

Thomas Ward Murray died suddenly Wednesday morning at his home in the eastern part of the city. Tuesday night he was well and ate a hearty supper. During the night he was stricken and gradually grew worse until about six in the morning when he died. Heart trouble is thought to have been the immediate cause of death. The funeral was held this afternoon in the Vernal First Ward House in the presence of a large congregation.

Deceased leaves a wife, who is the mother of four children, three boys and one girl. There were three children, all girls, by his first wife. Mr. Murray was born in Spanish Fork August 6, 1870 and has been in this valley for 28 years. He has been engaged in the cattle and ranching business at which he has always been more or less prosperous. He was well thought of by all who knew him.

Surviving Mr. Murray are: the mother in Mill Ward and the following brothers and sisters, John Murray, Vernal; Samuel Murray, Naples; Hatch Murray, Maeser; Joseph Murray, Maeser; William Murray, Maeser; Mrs. Mary Merkley, Maeser; Mrs. Maggie Harrison, Glines and the following half-brothers and sisters, Jerry Murray, Roosevelt; Andrew, Riley; Stephen Hyrum, Johnathan, Mrs. Sarah Peterson, Mrs. Rebecca Snow, of Jensen.

-Vernal Express, October 16, 1914, transcribed by Rhonda Holton

Thomas Ward Murray is the son of Mary Ashby and Jeremiah Hatch Murray.

He married first Margaret Caldwell January 1, 1891. He second married Zinna Palestine Nickell January 31, 1905.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah Hatch Murray (1844 - 1909)
  Mary Ashby Murray (1851 - 1922)
 
 Spouses:
  Maryett Caldwell Murray (1875 - 1903)
  Zinna Palestine Nickell Murray (1881 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Murray (1896 - 1899)*
  Arlie J Murray (1906 - 1974)*
  Arthur Valentine Murray (1907 - 1980)*
  Albert Lee Murray (1912 - 1984)*
  Thomas Ward Murray (1915 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jeremiah Murray (1863 - 1949)**
  Sarah Ellen Murray Petersen (1866 - 1930)**
  John Richard Murray (1867 - 1915)*
  Andrew Richard Murray (1868 - 1936)**
  Elizabeth Hannah Murray (1869 - 1869)*
  William Riley Murray (1870 - 1937)**
  Thomas Ward Murray (1870 - 1914)
  Elizabeth Caroline Murray Snow (1873 - 1931)**
  Mary Lovina Murray Merkley (1873 - 1947)*
  Samuel Ashby Murray (1874 - 1942)*
  Margaret Murray Harrison (1876 - 1952)*
  Stephen Robert Murray (1877 - 1943)**
  Jeremiah (Hatch) Murray (1878 - 1958)*
  Hyrum Smith Murray (1879 - 1930)**
  Joseph Smith Murray (1880 - 1958)*
  Johnathen Moys Murray (1882 - 1953)**
  William Ashby Murray (1882 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Maeser Fairview Cemetery
Vernal
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Plot: L450_S8
 
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
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Thomas Ward Murray is my 1st cousin 3 times removed.
- Rhonda
 Added: May. 17, 2009
 
 
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