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Descendants of John H. Murray

      11. Carrie A.3 Murray (John H.2, Unknown1)66,67,68,69 was born August 20, 1895 in Star City, Missaukee County, Michigan70,71, and died December 27, 1984 in Clare Commuity Hospital, Clare, Michigan. She married (1) Lewis Clinton Donley72,73,74 June 03, 1912 in Lake City, Michigan75, son of Charles. Donley and Della Sapowell. He was born Abt. 1891 in Michigan76, and died Unknown. She married (2) Carl H. Lenz Aft. 1918. He was born 1895, and died 1950. She married (3) Frank McCrary77 Aft. 1919. He died Unknown.

Notes for Carrie A. Murray:
Carrie's name is spelled in the early Census when she lived with her parents as Carry. All her later records show it as Carrie.

More About Carrie A. Murray:
Burial: December 29, 1984, Deepdale Memorial Park, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
Residence: Harrison, Michigan (at the time of her brother Leslie's death)78

Marriage Notes for Carrie Murray and Lewis Donley:
Information from 1912 marriage micro film at State of Michigan Library:

Lewis Donley lived in Michelson, Michgan at the time of the marriage and Carrie lived in Star City, Michigan. Lewis was a Barber and Carrie is down as Domistic at this time. Wm. Sidebothan was the minister (Presbyterian). Mrs. Wm. Sidbothan from Lake City, Mich. and Horace Sanders from Lake City, Mich where witnesses at the wedding.
Children of Carrie Murray and Lewis Donley are:
+ 35 i.   Leslie C.4 Donley, born Private.
  36 ii.   Lola Donley, born Private.
+ 37 iii.   Richard R. Donley, born April 19, 1917; died August 08, 1973 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.
  38 iv.   Clinton L. Donley, born Private. He married Marjorie D. Unknown Private; born Private.

      12. John Harrison Jr.3 Murray (John H.2, Unknown1)79,80,81,82 was born January 26, 1898 in Star City, Missaukee County, Michigan, and died April 24, 1957 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan (Veteran's Hospital)83. He married (1) Mabel Ella DeBar84 Bef. 1927, daughter of Aaron DeBar and Rosa Hyatt. She was born January 10, 1905 in Bath, Michigan, and died November 08, 1959 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He married (2) Lulu M. Unknown Abt. 1937, daughter of Grace H. Schneider. She was born January 20, 190485, and died July 04, 1977 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan85.

Notes for John Harrison Jr. Murray:
Taken from John's obituary:


878 N. Dart Rd., Mason

Lt. Col. John H. Murray, 878 N. Dart rd., Mason. died Wednesday afternoon at the Veteran's hospital in Ann Arbor. Lt. Col. Murray went into active duty during World War II with the Michigan National Guard and was commissioned lieutenant while with guards and later was transferred to U.S, army air corps. In 1946 Lt. Col. Murray was separated from the army and placed in reserve status. He has been active i the national reserves since that time. Surviving is the widow Lulu M. Murray; 2 daughters, Mrs. Beulah Oliver, Mrs. Betty Oliver both of Middleville, Mich.; 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1p.m. Saturday at the Estes-Leadley Colonial chapel, Rev. Warren Brown of the Mt. hope Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

More About John Harrison Jr. Murray:
Burial: April 27, 1957, Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
Cause of Death: Brain Tumor
Military service: Lt. Col. in Army
Occupation: Worked at Auto Wheel Company, Lansing Michigan

More About Lulu M. Unknown:
Burial: July 07, 1977, Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
Children of John Murray and Mabel DeBar are:
  39 i.   Beulah4 Murray, born Private. She married Leo J. Oliver Private; born Private.
+ 40 ii.   Betty Jane Murray, born Private.

      13. Leslie M.3 Murray (John H.2, Unknown1)86,87 was born May 02, 1901 in Star City, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan88,89, and died April 07, 1976 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan89,90. He married Ella Mae Pixley91,92 June 15, 1925 in Lansing, Michigan92, daughter of John Pixley and Isadora Starkey. She was born May 05, 1903 in Harrison, Clare County, Michigan93, and died October 12, 2000 in Midland, Michigan.

Notes for Leslie M. Murray:
This is a retype (type as it was written) of Leslie obituary from the State Journal in Lansing Michigan (April 8,1976):


1041 1/2 Massachusetts Ave.

Mr. Murray, age 74, died at a local hospital April 7, 1976. He had been a resident of Lansing for 58 years. He was former Employee of Abrams Aerial Service and previous to this was employed at East Lansing High School. Surviving are: 4 sons, Leland E., Warren L. and John H., all of Lansing and Billy L. of Charlotte; 2 daughters Mrs. Verna L. Brooks and Mrs. Suzanne E. Beck, both of Lansing; 19 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 1 brother Clyde Murray of Lansing and 1 sister Mrs. Carrie McCrary of Harrison, Mich. Religious services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Friday in the Estes-Leadley Colonial Chapel, with Rev. Dr. Charles A. Jones of Judson Memorial Baptist Church officiating, with interment in Mr. Hope Cemetery.

More About Leslie M. Murray:
Burial: April 09, 1976, Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan94
Occupation 2: Worked at Auto Wheel Company, Lansing Michigan (Brakeman)95
Occupation 3: Worked for Abrams Aerial Service and East Lansing High School.96
Residence: Lansing, Michigan (1401 1/2 Massachusetts Ave at the time of his death)

More About Ella Mae Pixley:
Burial: Unknown, Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Eaton County, Michigan97
Occupation: 1925, Tailoress98

Marriage Notes for Leslie Murray and Ella Pixley:
From the marriage records in Ingham County, Michigan 1925:

Leslie and Ella both lived in Lansing, Michigna when they got married. Frank Kingdon, clergyman married them. The witnesses where Mrs. G. Kingdon and Miss G. Thompson both from Lansing, Michigan.
Children of Leslie Murray and Ella Pixley are:
  41 i.   Norval Lyle4 Murray99, born December 03, 1927 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan99; died February 12, 1951 in Korean War99.
  More About Norval Lyle Murray:
Burial: August 27, 1951, Little Arlington Cemetery, Evergreen, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan99

+ 42 ii.   Leland Edwin Murray, born Private.
+ 43 iii.   Verna Lou Murray, born Private.
+ 44 iv.   Warren Leslie Murray, born February 02, 1935 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan; died December 17, 1998.
+ 45 v.   Billy Lee Murray, born Private.
+ 46 vi.   John Hewitt Murray, born Private.
  47 vii.   Suzanne Ella Murray, born Private. She married (1) Unknown Beck Private; born Private. She married (2) Richard Metters Private; born Private.

      14. Clyde Lyle3 Murray (John H.2, Unknown1)100,101,102 was born March 28, 1904 in Star City, Missaukee County, Michigan103,104,105,106, and died July 02, 1988 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan (Ingham Medical Center)107,108,109. He married (1) Lula Mae Quimby Private, daughter of Ellis Quimby and Ada Crittenden. She was born Private. He married (2) Isabelle Dora Maxon110 October 30, 1942 in Salinas, Monterey County, California111, daughter of Orley Maxon and Blanche Hall. She was born March 03, 1907 in Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan112, and died November 07, 1994 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan (Edward W. Sparrow Hospital)112.

Notes for Clyde Lyle Murray:
This is retyped (just as it was in the paper)of his obituary from the Lansing State Journal, Lansing, Michigan (July 3,1988).



Mr. Murray passed away on July 2,1988. Born March 28,1904 in Houghton Lake, MI. He was a resident of Lansing for over 60 years. He served in the Michigan National Guard and 773rd Military Police in World War II. He was an employee of Oldsmobile for 30 years. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Isabelle: 2 sons Donald and David, both of Lansing; 4 grandsons and 3 granddaughters; and several great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. at the Gorsline-Runciman Lansing Chapel with the Rev. Robert Tom Earls of Bethany Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be at Northeast Chester Cemetery in Eaton County. The family will receive friends at the Chapel Monday from 7:30-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mr. Murray.

On Clyde's birth certificate his name is spelled Clide Murry. and he was born in the village of Roscommon, Roscommon County, Michigan.

More About Clyde Lyle Murray:
Burial: July 06, 1988, Northeast Chester Cemetery, Eaton County, Michigan113
Military service: Michigan National Guard and 773rd Military Police in World War II.114
Occupation 1: October 1924, Electrician115
Occupation 2: 1931, Attendent at Central Service Station, Lansing, Michigan116
Occupation 3: 1933, Motor Wheel, Lansing, Michigan117
Occupation 4: 30 years at Olsmobile in Lansing, Michigan (Machine Repairman)..118,119
Religion: Bethany Baptist Church.120
Residence: Bet. 1931 - 1934, 1022 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing, Michigan121

More About Isabelle Dora Maxon:
Burial: November 10, 1994, Needmore Cemetery, Grand Ledge, Michigan. (former Northeast Chester Cemetery)122,123
Occupation 1: Secretary124
Child of Clyde Murray and Lula Quimby is:
+ 48 i.   Donald Robert4 Murray, born Private.
Child of Clyde Murray and Isabelle Maxon is:
+ 49 i.   David Maxson4 Murray, born Private.

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