Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Murrays in:
 • Woodlawn Cemetery
 • Woodlawn (Baltimore County)
 • Baltimore County
 • Maryland
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Alvay Edward Murray
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 28, 1891
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1962
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County
Florida, USA


Alvay E. Murray, 72, 1080 Braddock Rd., Cumberland, died Sunday morning, Jan. 14, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was born April 28, 1890,*[1891] in Meyersdale, son of the late Alvay and Louise *[Louisa] (Strange) *[Strang] Murray. His wife, Elizabeth Dorothy Glessner Murray, preceded him in death. He is survived by nine children: Mrs. Earl Davos, California; Alvay J. Murray, Mrs. Charles Shannon, Mrs. John Claypoole, Baltimore; Dr. William E. Murray, Leonardtown, Md., Harry A. Murray, Johnstown, Dr. Jack L. Murray, Mrs. Jack Carnell, Mrs. Stanley Goodrich, Cumberland; also 21 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Howard Murray of Johnstown and one sister, Mrs. Harry A. Von Moose, Somerset. Mr. Murray served 50 years with the B & O Railroad, retiring in 1960. While vacationing in Florida for the winter, he suffered a heart attack at the home of a granddaughter in Fort Lauderdale.

The Republic, January 18, 1962

Son of: Alvay Murray & Louisa Strang
Husband of: Elizabeth Dorothy Glessner, who proceeded him in death ~

"Mr. Murray served 50 years with the B & O Railroad, retiring in 1960."

The 1930 census lists him as Brakeman for Steam Railroad.
WWI & WWII Draft Registrations list employer as: Baltimore & Ohio RR CO

MURRAY, Alvay E.

Alvay E. Murray, 70, of 1080 Braddock Road, died yesterday in Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Beach Hospital where he had been a patient since December 29. Born in Meyersdale, he was a son of Alvay and Louisa (Streng)*[Strang] Murray. He had resided in Cumberland since 1939. His wife, Elizabeth (Glessner) Murray died in 1949. Mr. Murray was last employed as a conductor on the Capital Limited of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, retiring in October 1960, after 50 years of service. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen Lodge 440, Potomac Lodge 100 AF&AM, Cumberland Consistory of Scottish Rites Bodies, and Ali Ghan Temple. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Louisa Davis, Santa Anna[sic], Cal.; Mrs. Bernie Shannon, Baltimore; Mrs. Vivian Carnell, Mrs. Ann Goodrich, both of here; four sons, Alvay James Murray, Baltimore; Dr. Jack L. Murray, city; Harry A. Murray, Johnstown; Dr. William E. Murray, Leonardtown, Md.; one brother, Howard A. Murray, Johnstown; one sister, Mrs. Anna VanMoose, Somerset, Pa.; 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Kight Funeral Home; services Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Baltimore, on Thursday.

The Cumberland Evening Times, January 15, 1962

Family links: 
  Alvay Murray (1852 - 1932)
  Louisa A. Murray (1859 - 1922)
  Elizabeth Dorothy Glessner Murray (1895 - 1949)*
  Alvay James Murray (1913 - 2006)*
  Vivian Arlene Murray Carnell (1923 - 2011)*
  Donna M Murray Claypoole (1931 - 2012)*
  Charles Arthur Murray (1884 - 1903)*
  Alvay Edward Murray (1891 - 1962)
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Woodlawn (Baltimore County)
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Created by: GeorgiaCA
Record added: Mar 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66594336
Alvay Edward Murray
Added by: Dennis Healy
Alvay Edward Murray
Added by: Dennis Healy
Alvay Edward Murray
Added by: Dennis Healy
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Robert Duran ~
 Added: Jun. 3, 2011

 Added: Mar. 7, 2011

 Added: Mar. 7, 2011
There is 1 more note not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service