|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1833|
New York, USA
|Death: ||May 9, 1909|
Born in Rochester. James came to Nebraska and located in Everett Precinct in May of 1872, and engaged in farming until he was elected County Judge in 1881; he was Justice of the Peace, and Deputy County Clerk for several years. In 1840, he came to Wisconsin, locating in Milwaukee County.
He enlisted in the Twenty-eighth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, as First Lieutenant, Company H, and was promoted Captain of Company H after one and one-half years service. He entered the service in 1862, and was mustered out in September, 1865, after the close of the war; he shared in all the engagements of his command.
At the close of the war he returned to Wisconsin, and remained there until he came to Nebraska. He was married to Catherine Slane, a native of Waukesha County, Wisconsin in April, 1866; she died at Waukesha, November, 1870, leaving three children -- Mark W., Mary A. and Catherine. The Judge married again in April, 1872; she was Anna Wallace, a native of Livingston County, New York. They had three children -- Maria Luella, Margaret Estella, and James Wallace.
The judge is a member of G.A.R; he was a member of the Legislature in Wisconsin in 1867; was a member of the County Board of Supervisors in 1861, and County Clerk of Waukesha County in the years 1869 and 1870.
Annie Wallace Murray (1842 - 1899)*
Maria Luella Murray (1875 - 1883)*
James Wallace Murray (1881 - 1895)*
Created by: Carl W. McBrayer
Record added: Jan 13, 2006
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