Sir John Murray, 8th Baronet

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John Murray

Death: August 30, 1809 (43)
London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Archibald Murray, 7th Baronet and Lady Mary Murray
Husband of Anne Digby
Father of Sir Archibald Murray, 9th Baronet and Sir John Digby Murray, 10th Baronet
Brother of Jane Atkinson

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About Sir John Murray, 8th Baronet

Biographical Summary

"Sir John Murray, Baronet [S 1628], 2nd but surviving son and heir, by 1st wife; born 27 January 1766; sometime an officer in the 46th Foot; succeeded to the Baronetcy, 23 June 1794. He married 3 November 1791, Anne, daughter of John Digby, of Sandy lane, co. Limerick, by Mary, daughter and heir of R. Thompson of Cork. He died 30 August 1809, in London. His widow died there 31 May 1818. Will presented 1818."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 354

"(344) Sir John Murray, 8th Baronet, born 27th January 1766; died 30th August 1809. He married, 3rd November 1791, Anne, daughter of John Digby, of Cork, who died 31st May 18 18, and had issue:

  • Sir Archibald John (No. 345 below).
  • John William Murray, died s.p.
  • Sir John Digby (No. 346 below).
  • William Augustus Murray, died s.p."

SOURCE: The heraldry of the Murrays: with notes on all the males of the family, descriptions of the arms, plates and pedigrees, by G. Harvey Johnston, 1910, page 81, paragraph 344

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Sir John Murray, 8th Baronet's Timeline

January 27, 1766
August 3, 1792
Age 26
April 17, 1798
Age 32
August 30, 1809
Age 43
London, England