Thomas McMurry

The following excerpt from:


by Lewis W. McKee & Lydia K. Bond

1937, reprinted 1975, 1993

submitted by Michael McMurray


Thomas McMurry, born in 1833, died in 1911, aged seventy-eight, lived a long and useful life in Anderson County and was esteemed and respected by all who knew him. He was married three times, first to Miss Leathers and next to a Mrs. Bond, and to this union five children were born: Dr. T.J. McMurry, of Shelby County; Ed McMurry, of Butte, Mont.; Mrs. Belle Walker, Mrs. C.C. Trent and Mrs. J.D. Cox, of Anderson County. His last marriage was to Miss Mollie Bell. Mr. McMurray was for many years a prominent farmer and at the time of his death owned a large tract of land in the western part of the county. He was a consistent member and officer in the Lawrenceburg Christian church.

N.B. Thomas McMurray, son of Thomas McMurray and Sally T. Ware, brother of James Emerson McMurray and Tinsley Jackson McMurray.

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