Euphemia Murray

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Euphemia Murray (Fairbairn)

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Bathgate, Linlithgowshire, Scotland
Death: July 03, 1898 (43-51)
Cadder, Lanark, Scotland (Bronchitis)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Fairbairn and Janet Fairbairn
Wife of George Murray
Mother of Janet Murray; Janet Dick Murray; Margaret Fletcher Murray; George Fairbairn Murray; Euphemia Murray and 6 others

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About Euphemia Murray

BIRTH: According to IGI index search - Christened on the 22 SEP 1850 at West United Presbyterian, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland; nb. correctly shows mother as Janet Dick and father as John Fairbairn.

MARRIAGE: Euphemia was living at He(piloun)? Street, Bathgate when she married George Murray in 1871 and was working as a domestic servant. The minister is noted as A.U. Fairbairn, a relative? The person who gave the couple the family bible? She may have been embarassed about the 8 year difference in ages and increased her own age from 19 or 20 to 22.

BIOGRAPHY: It looks like the Murray family bible currently held by Bill Leask (b1946) was started by George Murray and Euphemia. On the 1881 census it shows Euphemia, 29 years of age, and her husband George Murray staying at 180 Mathieson Street, Hutchesontown, Govan, Glasgow [Scottish GRO ref: 644/11 041/11 025] with their children Jessie (Janet) and Margaret. Her age according to her marriage record should be 32 but she has stated 29 on the census.At the birth of George Faribairn Murray, 1881, the family are living at 5 Tarbet Street, Glasgow.

DEATH: The Murray Family Bible first entry 1871 shows the date of passing for Euphemia as 3/7/1898. Confirmed by [Scottish GRO ref: 626/A2 0058], which shows Euphemia dies of bronchitis and other maladies which are hard to read, at the age of 47.

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Euphemia Murray's Timeline

1850
September 22, 1850
September 1850
Bathgate, Linlithgowshire, Scotland

Birth place taken from the 1881 census record - 644/11 041/11 025 at the GRO.

1873
January 29, 1873
Age 22

Taken from the Murray Family Bible first entry 1871. Bible held by William Leask (born 1946).

1874
December 8, 1874
Age 24
Bathgate, Linlithgowshire, Scotland

Birth date taken from the Murray Family Bible first entry 1871. Bible held by William Leask (born 1946).

Birth place taken from the 1881 census record - 644/11 041/11 026 at the GRO.

1878
May 30, 1878
Age 27
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

Birth date taken from the Murray Family Bible first entry 1871. Bible held by William Leask (born 1946). Birth place taken from the 1881 census record - 644/11 041/11 026 at the GRO.

1881
October 22, 1881
Age 31
Glasgow, Scotland
1885
October 1, 1885
Age 35

Taken from the Murray Family Bible first entry 1871. Bible held by William Leask (born 1946).

October 1, 1885
Age 35

Taken from the Murray Family Bible first entry 1871. Bible held by William Leask (born 1946).