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Mrs. James Murray (Margaret Gray)

Margaret Murray Third Class Passenger Lost
Margaret Murray image:Daily Missoulian, Sunday, 16 May 1915, page 3.
Born Margaret Gray c. 1889 Scotland
Died 7 May 1915 (age 27) At sea
Traveling with - Walter Murray (son) - Elizabeth Young (housemate)
Citizenship British (Scotland)
Residence Chicago, Illinois, United States
Spouse(s) James Murray (? - 1915, her death)
Margaret Murray, 26, was born in Scotland as Margaret Gray.  She later emigrated to Chicago, Illinois, United States, where she lived at 6853 South Green Street with her husband James Murray, and they had a son, Walter.  They shared an address with Charles Young and his wife, Elizabeth.  Both husbands were employed by the Chicago City Railways Company and did not sail with their wives on Lusitania’s last crossing. Margaret and Walter were traveling on Lusitania to return to Scotland to visit Margaret’s mother, who lived in Castlegate, Lannark.  Margaret had not been back to Scotland in 8 years, and at the time of the voyage, Walter was 4 and a quarter years old.  Elizabeth Young traveled with the mother and child.  All three were lost in the Lusitania sinking. The Saturday, 8 May 1915, New York Times, names Margaret, Walter, and Elizabeth as being from Memphis, Tennessee, or who had, at least, had booked passage in Memphis, while mentioning that their husbands were employed by Chicago City Railways Company. Contributors: Judith Tavares References: New York Times, Saturday, 8 May 1915. Daily Missoulian, Sunday, 16 May 1915, page 3.

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