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CPT Thomas D. Murray

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CPT Thomas D. Murray

Birth
Ireland
Death
21 Jul 1910 (aged 74)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial
Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section O
Memorial ID
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H/Mary L
M. Farrell lot
In the cemetery records the death year is entered as: 191_
Mentioned as Captain Thomas Murray in obituary for spouse.
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First Lieutenant Company F
Twenty Fourth Regiment
New York Volunteers
Mustered out as Captain.
_____________________

OSWEGO- July 22- Captain Thomas Murray, a former prominent resident of this city died at his home in Rochester yesterday morning after a lingering illness.

Captain Murray was born in Ireland seventy five years ago and when very young came to Oswego. He followed the shoe making trade until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he went to the front as First Lieutenant of Company F Twenty Fourth New York Volunteers. He served throughout the Rebellion and was mustered out with his regiment, as Captain.

At the close of the war he entered the retail shoe business and conducted a store on East Bridge street up to twenty two years ago when he moved to Rochester where he has since resided.

His widow who is a sister of E.H. Farrell of this city; five sons, Edward, John, Thomas and James of Rochester and Joseph of NY; and two daughters, Misses Mary and Winnifred, also of Rochester, survive.

The remains will be brought to the home of E.H. Farrell to-morrow evening. The funeral will be held from St. Paul's church Saturday morning.

Published in the Syracuse Post Standard
Saturday Morning July 22, 1910
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The remains of Captain Thomas Murray, who died in Rochester yesterday will be brought here tonight at 7:05 o'clock accompanied by the members of the family.

The body will be taken to the residence of his brother-in-law, Mr Edward H. Farrell, No. 174 Syracuse avenue, from which place the funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 9:00 o'clock with Requiem Mass at St Paul's Church a half hour later.

Captain Murray was one of the most distinguished veterans of the Civil War and had a long and honorable service. He was among the guards at the execution of Mrs. Emily** Surratt and others accused of being accomplices in the assassination of President Lincoln. The execution took place shortly after the death of Lincoln and was held in the prison in Washington.

Published in the Oswego Daily Times
Friday Evening July 22, 1910

**. The first name of Mrs. Surratt should be Mary.
H/Mary L
M. Farrell lot
In the cemetery records the death year is entered as: 191_
Mentioned as Captain Thomas Murray in obituary for spouse.
________________

First Lieutenant Company F
Twenty Fourth Regiment
New York Volunteers
Mustered out as Captain.
_____________________

OSWEGO- July 22- Captain Thomas Murray, a former prominent resident of this city died at his home in Rochester yesterday morning after a lingering illness.

Captain Murray was born in Ireland seventy five years ago and when very young came to Oswego. He followed the shoe making trade until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he went to the front as First Lieutenant of Company F Twenty Fourth New York Volunteers. He served throughout the Rebellion and was mustered out with his regiment, as Captain.

At the close of the war he entered the retail shoe business and conducted a store on East Bridge street up to twenty two years ago when he moved to Rochester where he has since resided.

His widow who is a sister of E.H. Farrell of this city; five sons, Edward, John, Thomas and James of Rochester and Joseph of NY; and two daughters, Misses Mary and Winnifred, also of Rochester, survive.

The remains will be brought to the home of E.H. Farrell to-morrow evening. The funeral will be held from St. Paul's church Saturday morning.

Published in the Syracuse Post Standard
Saturday Morning July 22, 1910
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The remains of Captain Thomas Murray, who died in Rochester yesterday will be brought here tonight at 7:05 o'clock accompanied by the members of the family.

The body will be taken to the residence of his brother-in-law, Mr Edward H. Farrell, No. 174 Syracuse avenue, from which place the funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 9:00 o'clock with Requiem Mass at St Paul's Church a half hour later.

Captain Murray was one of the most distinguished veterans of the Civil War and had a long and honorable service. He was among the guards at the execution of Mrs. Emily** Surratt and others accused of being accomplices in the assassination of President Lincoln. The execution took place shortly after the death of Lincoln and was held in the prison in Washington.

Published in the Oswego Daily Times
Friday Evening July 22, 1910

**. The first name of Mrs. Surratt should be Mary.

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Requieseat in pace (rest in peace)
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  • Added: Nov 9, 2016
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/172490577/thomas_d-murray: accessed ), memorial page for CPT Thomas D. Murray (Aug 1835–21 Jul 1910), Find a Grave Memorial ID 172490577, citing Saint Paul Cemetery, Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA; Maintained by Donna (contributor 47740791).