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 William Anderson Murrell

William Anderson Murrell

Birth
Botetourt County, Virginia, USA
Death 1 Aug 1922 (aged 81)
Roseville, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Burial Roseville, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 3 near Mauseleom
Memorial ID 75836198 · View Source
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William A. Murrell passed away at his home in Roseville Tuesday at 10 o'clock at the age of 81 years old three months and six days. His death was caused by complications due to old age.
He leaves to mourn his loss his widow, Mrs. Curdelia Murrill, one brother James Murrill of Leavenworth, Kan., three children, William of Monmouth and George and Mrs. John Manual of Roseville, 30(?) grand children and seven great great grandchildren.
William Anderson Murrill, son of Wiley A. and Mary Murrell was born in Virginia May 25 1841, living there until he was 15 years old when he with his father and mother moved to Illinois and settled at Greenbush.
Aug 1 1862 he enlisted in the army and served for three years with company H, Eighty-Third regiment of the Illinois Infantry. He participated in active fighting until June 26 1865 when he was mustered out.
He was united in marriage to Miss Curdelia Talley of Roseville, Oct 1 1867. To this union were born two daughters and two sons. One child, Mary died when four years of age.
He has lived in Roseville for the last twenty one years and before that he lived on a farm in this vicinity.
He was a member of the Christian church of Roseville and lived a Christian life.
The funeral was held this afternoon at the Christian Church. The service were in charge of the Rev. D. E. Hughes of Cameron. The music was furnished by a quartet composed of Miss Julia Anderson, Mrs Arthur Malcolm, W. S Bugby, and M.S. Yoho.
The funeral was a military one being in charge of the American Legion of Roseville as the deceased was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic.


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  • Created by: Cathy Hills
  • Added: 1 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75836198
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Anderson Murrell (25 May 1841–1 Aug 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75836198, citing Roseville Cemetery, Roseville, Warren County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Cathy Hills (contributor 47076402) .