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McMurray - Margaret Hanna


Source: Waveland Independent newspaper, Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana April 21, 1899
Mrs. Margaret F. McMurray died at about 2 o'clock this   morning. The cause of death was a blood clot on the brain. She  suffered a stroke of paralysis on Monday and had been gradually   sinking ever since. Funeral services will be held at the Bastist  (sic) Church Sunday morning. - typed by kbz

Source: Waveland Independent Friday April 28, 1899

Margaret F. Hanna was born May 3, 1836 in Montgomery County died at her home in Waveland April 21, 1899 aged 62 years 11 months 18 days. She united with the Freedom Baptist Church at age 18, and continued a member of that church until the Baptists organized a church at Waveland, at which time she became a charter member, and continued a faithful member until death. She was married to Thomas H. McMurray Dec 16, 1856. He enlisted in the Federal Army and was killed at the battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, 1863. She was a faithful and untiring worker in the different departments of church work and in the missionary work she was greatly interested and ready to give of her means to send the gospel where it was needed.  She has left the church below to unite with the above, where she shall be forever with the Lord. - typed by kbz

Source: Greencastle Banner 4-28-1899

Mrs. Margaret McMurray, sister of Mr. Adam Hanna of this city died at her late home in Waveland, Friday of apoplexy after a sickness of only a few days. Some of Mr. Hanna’s family will go to Waveland to attend the funeral on Sunday. -- kbz

Note:  This is Margaret Frances McMurray (sometimes spelled McMurry) born 3 May 1836 in Montgomery County to WIlliam and Elizabeth Glenn Hanna.  Margaret was born 3 May 1836 in my little hometown of Waveland, Indiana and is buried where my grandparents and aunts are (Maple Ridge Cemetery just outside of Waveland) - she passed away 21 April 1899.
Her husband, Thomas Hisner McMurr(a)y died at the Battle of Champion Hill in the Civil War 16 May 1863.  
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