Wilbur Henry Murray1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, (17 May 1891 - 1 February 1982)
     Wilbur Henry Murray was born on 17 May 1891 at Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.4,5,6 He was the son of Michael C. Murray and Clara Sholder.4 Wilbur Henry Murray married, at age 20, Kate Sweeley, age 19, daughter of Franklin Peter Sweeley and Ellen E. Gheen, in June 1911 at Newberry Methodist Church, Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend J. E. Bucke.9,2,4 Wilbur Henry Murray died on 1 February 1982 at Williamsport Hospital, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 90 years, 8 months and 15 days.4,5,6 He was buried on 4 February 1982 in the Wildwood Cemetery, located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. The funeral service was officiated by Reverend Karl S. Fetterman.4,5
     He became a widower at the age of 86 with the death of Kate on 10 May 1978.2,4,10
Last Edited=29 Oct 2013

Children of Wilbur Henry Murray and Kate Sweeley

Citations

  1. [S641] E. Raymond Murray obituary, Williamsport Gazette & Bulletin, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 19 January 1953, p. 12, shows Wilbur's name as William. James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1006] Mrs. Wilbur H. Murray obituary, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 10 May 1978, p. 41. The original was copied from microfilm held at the James V. Brown library of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, film number 413, 1 April 1978 through 15 May 1978. James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S878] Lester G. Murray obituary, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, September 1981. The original was given to the author, on 1 June 1999 by Donna [Edler] Sayah. The original card came from Donna's mother Johanna [Weiss] Edler (1915-1999) and was a part of her collection of personal memorabilia that she had collected throughout her lifetime. Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  4. [S1226] Wilbur H. Murray obituary, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 2 February 1982, p. 19. James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S1227] Memorial card from the funeral of Wilbur H. Murray at Wildwood Cemetery. Presumably from a local funeral home in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 4 February 1982. The original funeral card was from a scrapbook of personal memorabilia compiled by Lena [Hafer] Bower (1915-1998). Viewed at her home, RD #5 (now Bower Road), Williamsport, PA in September of 1993, by Kevin Sholder. The scrapbook that contains this article is now owned by her daughter. Phyllis Jane Bower, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA.
  6. [S151] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at http://ssdi.rootsweb.com (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, January 2004 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. WILBUR MURRAY, birth listed as 17 May 1891, died listed as Feb 1982, issued in the State of Pennsylvania. Last residence Williamsport, Lycoming, PA, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 27 Feb 2004.
  7. [S972] Gladys M. Jackson obituary, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 16 August 2006. Original obituary available in print or online for 30 days from publication at: http://www.sungazette.com/obituaries/sections.asp. Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  8. [S2349] "To Reside in Los Angeles, Calif. Miss Peggy A. Ivins to Marry in Newberry Methodist Church Today," Gazette & Bulletin (Williamsport, Pennsylvania), 21 March 1953; digital image of newspaper page Cold North Wind, Inc. (http://www.paperofrecord.com), subscription database. Accessed 28 October 2013.
  9. [S1007] Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur H. Murray, anniversay announcement, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The original article was from a scrapbook of personal memorabilia compiled by Johanna (Weiss) Edler (1915-1999) through out her life. Viewed in the home of her daughter Donna (Edler) Sayah on 1 June 1999, by Kevin Sholder. Donna Lee Edler, Montoursville, Pennsylvania, USA.
  10. [S151] SSDI, RootsWeb online. (KATE MURRAY, birth listed as 22 Sep 1891, died listed as May 1978, issued in the State of Pennsylvania. Last residence Williamsport, Lycoming, PA, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 29 Feb 2004.).