Leonard Harland Thurtell

M, b. 25 May 1878, d. 1 May 1900
Father*George Davie Thurtell b. 18 Jun 1843, d. 6 Feb 1908
Mother*Fanny Cecilia Harland
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 May 1878Leonard Harland Thurtell was born on 25 May 1878 at Guelph Township, Ontario, Canada.
He was the son of George Davie Thurtell and Fanny Cecilia Harland.
Death1 May 1900Leonard Harland Thurtell died on 1 May 1900 at Guelph, Ontario, Canada, at age 21.
  • Reference: 395.
  • Leonard Harland Thurtell The 1963 Thurtell Family History and the History of the Thurtell Familydone about 1968 by Susan Persia Thurtell show Leonard Thurtell and MaryDavis Thurtell as two of the children of Guy Thurtell. A photocopy ofthe family tree done by Harriet Thurtell shows Leonard and Mary Davis asGuy's brother and sister. Leonard Thurtell apparently died young inGuelph, Ontario, Canada. The year of his death on the photocopy ofHarriet Thurtell's family tree is illegible. Information received from Charlotte Mackie in 1997 showed that LeonardThurtell was a clerk. He died May 1, 1900, at age 21 of typhoid and isburied at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Mary Davie Thurtell

F, b. 23 March 1880, d. 25 January 1976
Father*George Davie Thurtell b. 18 Jun 1843, d. 6 Feb 1908
Mother*Fanny Cecilia Harland
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 September 1905As of 11 September 1905,her married name was Sharp.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 March 1880Mary Davie Thurtell was born on 23 March 1880 at Guelph Township, Ontario, Canada.
She was the daughter of George Davie Thurtell and Fanny Cecilia Harland.
Marriage11 September 1905Mary Davie Thurtell married Thomas H. Sharp on 11 September 1905 at Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Death25 January 1976Mary Davie Thurtell died on 25 January 1976 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at age 95.
  • Reference: 396.
  • Mary Davie Thurtell The 1963 Thurtell Family History shows Mary Davis (Daisy) Thurtell Sharp and Thomas H. Sharp were living at 610 Carlton Avenue, Westmount,Montreal, Quebec. Relationships are also shown in the History of theThurtell Family done about 1968 by Susan Persia Thurtell, along with theFamily Tree done about 1900-1910 by Harriet Thurtell. Information received from Charlotte Mackie in 1998 showed that the correct name was Mary Davie Thurtell.

Children of Mary Davie Thurtell and Thomas H. Sharp

Frances Beatrice Sharp

F, b. 24 September 1906, d. 19 December 1974
Father*Thomas H. Sharp
Mother*Mary Davie Thurtell b. 23 Mar 1880, d. 25 Jan 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrances Beatrice Sharp was also known as Taggart.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 September 1906Frances Beatrice Sharp was born on 24 September 1906 at Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
She was the daughter of Thomas H. Sharp and Mary Davie Thurtell.
Marriage16 July 1932Frances Beatrice Sharp married an unknown person on 16 July 1932 at Westmount, Quebec, Canada.
Death19 December 1974She died on 19 December 1974 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at age 68.
  • Reference: 398.
  • Frances Beatrice Sharp Fanny Thurtell sailed on the Tagus from Jamaica, leaving March 13, 1909,and arriving in New York on March 17, 1909. She is shown as age 58, amarried female, with ethnicity Canada, British, and residence Guelph,Canada. Her nearest relative in the country from 'whence came' is GuyThurtell, whose address looks like 9 Eunner St W, Guelph, Canada. Shehad previously been in the U.S. in 1908, had paid for her own passage,and had $50 in her possession. Traveling with her is Francis Thurtell, asingle female age 3, whose passage had been paid by her mother. This isundoubtedly Fanny Thurtell's granddaughter, Frances Sharp. Their finaldestination is shown as Guelph, Ontario, and they are shown asnonimmigrant aliens. Their places of birth are not shown. This recordwas found on the internet in the Ellis Island database in November 2002at http://www.ellisislandrecords.org. Records on the internet in the Ellis Island database found on theinternet in November 2002 at http://www.ellisislandrecords.org show thatThomas H. Sharp, Jr., and his family traveled on the Turrialba, fromKingston, Jamaica, leaving September 4, 1919, and arriving in New YorkSeptember 11, 1919. Thomas H. Sharp Jr. is shown as age 38, residing inAlley, 5' 10' tall with gr. hair and blue eyes, and is a planter who wasborn in Clarindon, Jamaica. whose nearest relative in country 'whencecame' is his father T. Sharp, Sr., Spanish Town. They are going to visithis mother-in-law, Mrs. Thurtell, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The familyis going to stay in the U.S. 3 days - they are nonimmigrant aliens. Hiswife is shown as Mary Sharp, age 38, a housewife, also shown as 5' 10'tall (but the 10 is written over and looks like it originally said 5'6'). She was born in Ontario, Canada, but resides in Alley. The rest ofthe family had all visited the U.S. before, in '19, but this wasElizabeth's first trip to the U.S. Elizabeth Sharp is shown as age 1with occupation none, light hair and blue eyes, 2' tall, born inKingston, Jamaica. Frances Sharp is 12, a student, born in Guelph,Canada, and 5' tall. Thomas H. Sharp 3rd is a student, age 10, born inAlley, Jamaica, height 4' 11' with lt. hair and gray eyes.

Elizabeth Harland Sharp

F, b. 14 June 1918
Father*Thomas H. Sharp
Mother*Mary Davie Thurtell b. 23 Mar 1880, d. 25 Jan 1976
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Harland Sharp was also known as Loomis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 June 1918Elizabeth Harland Sharp was born on 14 June 1918 at Jamaica.
She was the daughter of Thomas H. Sharp and Mary Davie Thurtell.
Marriage14 July 1940Elizabeth Harland Sharp married an unknown person on 14 July 1940.
  • Elizabeth Harland Sharp Elizabeth Sharp is listed in the 1963 Thurtell Family History and the History of the Thurtell Family done about 1968 by Susan Persia Thurtell. Records on the internet in the Ellis Island database found on the internet in November 2002 at http://www.ellisislandrecords.org show that Elizabeth Sharp, age 1, traveled with her family on the Turrialba, from Kingston, Jamaica, leaving September 4, 1919, and arriving in New York September 11, 1919. Her ethnicity is shown as British, English, and residence as Alley, Jamaica. Elizabeth is shown with occupation none, light hair and blue eyes, 2' tall, born in Kingston, Jamaica. The others in the family had all visited the U.S. before, in '19, but this was Elizabeth's first trip to the U.S. Her father is shown as Thomas H.Sharp Jr., age 38, residing in Alley, whose nearest relative in country'whence came' as his father T. Sharp, Sr., Spanish Town. They are going to visit his mother-in-law, Mrs. Thurtell, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He is 5' 10' tall with gr. hair and blue eyes, and is a planter who was born in Clarindon, Jamaica. The family is going to stay in the U.S. 3 days -they are nonimmigrant aliens. Mary Sharp, age 38, is a housewife, also shown as 5' 10' tall (but the 10 is written over and looks like itoriginally said 5' 6'). She was born in Ontario, Canada, but resides in Alley. Frances Sharp is 12, a student, born in Guelph, Canada, and 5'tall. Thomas H. Sharp 3rd is a student, age 10, born in Alley, Jamaica, height 4' 11' with lt. hair and gray eyes.

Thomas Hicks Sharp

M, b. 16 November 1908, d. 18 July 1921
Father*Thomas H. Sharp
Mother*Mary Davie Thurtell b. 23 Mar 1880, d. 25 Jan 1976
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 November 1908Thomas Hicks Sharp was born on 16 November 1908 at Jamaica.
He was the son of Thomas H. Sharp and Mary Davie Thurtell.
Death18 July 1921Thomas Hicks Sharp died on 18 July 1921 at Guelph, Ontario, Canada, at age 12.
  • Thomas Hicks Sharp The 1963 Thurtell Family History and the History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about 1968 show Thomas Hicks Sharp drowned in Speed River, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, in 1921 at age 13. Information received from Charlotte Mackie in 1997 showed that he died Jul 18, 1921, drowning at Goldies Dam, Guelph, and is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Records on the internet in the Ellis Island database found on the internet in November 2002 at http://www.ellisislandrecords.org show that Thomas H. Sharp, Jr., and his family traveled on the Turrialba, from Kingston, Jamaica, leaving September 4, 1919, and arriving in New YorkSeptember 11, 1919. Thomas H. Sharp Jr. is shown as age 38, residing in Alley, 5' 10' tall with gr. hair and blue eyes, and is a planter who was born in Clarindon, Jamaica. whose nearest relative in country 'whence came' is his father T. Sharp, Sr., Spanish Town. They are going to visit his mother-in-law, Mrs. Thurtell, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The family is going to stay in the U.S. 3 days - they are non immigrant aliens. His wife is shown as Mary Sharp, age 38, a housewife, also shown as 5' 10' tall (but the 10 is written over and looks like it originally said 5'6'). She was born in Ontario, Canada, but resides in Alley. The rest of the family had all visited the U.S. before, in '19, but this was Elizabeth's first trip to the U.S. Elizabeth Sharp is shown as age 1 with occupation none, light hair and blue eyes, 2' tall, born in Kingston, Jamaica. Frances Sharp is 12, a student, born in Guelph, Canada, and 5' tall. Thomas H. Sharp 3rd is a student, age 10, born in Alley, Jamaica, height 4' 11' with lt. hair and gray eyes.

Name Illegible McMillan

F
Father*Bernard McMillan
Mother*Anne Elizabeth Cooper b. 27 Jul 1854
Life EventDateDescription
Name Illegible McMillan was the daughter of Bernard McMillan and Anne Elizabeth Cooper.
  • Reference: 409.

Hannah McMillan

F
Father*Bernard McMillan
Mother*Anne Elizabeth Cooper b. 27 Jul 1854
Life EventDateDescription
Hannah McMillan was the daughter of Bernard McMillan and Anne Elizabeth Cooper.
  • Reference: 410.

Charles McMillan

M
Father*Bernard McMillan
Mother*Anne Elizabeth Cooper b. 27 Jul 1854
Life EventDateDescription
Charles McMillan was the son of Bernard McMillan and Anne Elizabeth Cooper.

Charles E. Mickle

M, d. 1933
Father*Charles Mickle b. 17 Aug 1849, d. 1929
Life EventDateDescription
Charles E. Mickle was the son of Charles Mickle.
Death1933Charles E. Mickle died in 1933 at Highway near Orilla, Ontario, Canada.
  • Reference: 414.

Bertha May Mickle

F
Father*Charles Mickle b. 17 Aug 1849, d. 1929
Life EventDateDescription
Bertha May Mickle was the daughter of Charles Mickle.
  • Reference: 415.

Grace E. Mickle

F, b. circa 1889, d. 9 February 1981
Father*Charles Mickle b. 17 Aug 1849, d. 1929
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1889Grace E. Mickle was born circa 1889 at Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada.
She was the daughter of Charles Mickle.
Death9 February 1981Grace E. Mickle died on 9 February 1981 at Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
  • Reference: 416.
  • Grace E. Mickle Information received from Charlotte Angst Mackie in 1997 that was fromGrace Mickle Harper, Wellington County Archives, Fergus, shows 'GraceMickle Harper was the younger daughter of Charles Mickle & his wife EmmaRowe, Gravenhurst, Ontario, sister of Bertha, Mrs. Howard Cane ofNewmarket & sister of the late Charles Mickle Jr. killed on the highwaynear Orillia in 1933. Her children are Helen Mary Durnan, John MickleHarper, Elizabeth Grace Pugh - all of Waterloo, Ontario.'

Ethel May Ellis

F
Mother*Ellen Maude Mickle b. 31 Aug 1851, d. 1924
Life EventDateDescription
Ethel May Ellis was the daughter of Ellen Maude Mickle.
  • Ethel May Ellis Person Source.1
  • Reference: 417.

Citations

  1. [S76] Thurtell, Tree done by Harriet Thurtell between 1900 and 1910 - the firstname of this child is nearly illegible in the the middle name is May, but the firstname is a guess.

Arthur Ellis

M
Mother*Ellen Maude Mickle b. 31 Aug 1851, d. 1924
Life EventDateDescription
Arthur Ellis was the son of Ellen Maude Mickle.
  • Reference: 418.

Harold Ellis

M
Mother*Ellen Maude Mickle b. 31 Aug 1851, d. 1924
Life EventDateDescription
Harold Ellis was the son of Ellen Maude Mickle.
  • Reference: 419.

Enid Spencer

F, d. 1900
Mother*Edith Sophia Mickle b. 16 Jul 1856, d. 1937
Life EventDateDescription
Enid Spencer was the daughter of Edith Sophia Mickle.
Death1900Enid Spencer died in 1900.
  • Enid Spencer The tree done by Harriet Thurtell shortly after 1900 shows Enid as theonly child and that she died in 1900. A photocopy of this tree is in thepossession of Susan Persia Thurtell Miller.
  • Reference: 420.

Margaret Mickle

F, d. 1900
Father*George Reginald Mickle b. 4 Jul 1863, d. 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Margaret Mickle was the daughter of George Reginald Mickle.
Death1900Margaret Mickle died in 1900.
  • Margaret Mickle The tree done by Harriet Thurtell shortly after 1900 shows Margaret died1899.
  • Reference: 421.

Sarah Browne

F, b. circa 1789, d. after 1852
Father*Robert Browne
Mother*Sarah Thurtell b. c Oct 1759, d. c 1818
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 January 1818As of 1 January 1818,her married name was Thurtell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1789Sarah Browne was born circa 1789 at Bradwell, England.1
She was the daughter of Robert Browne and Sarah Thurtell.
Marriage1 January 1818Sarah Browne married Edward Thurtell, son of John Thurtell and Anne Browne, on 1 January 1818 at Gorleston with Southtown, Suffolk, England.2
Deathafter 1852Sarah Browne died after 1852.
  • Sarah Browne Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 showed that Sarah Brownewas born about 1789, since she was 62 at the time of the 1851 census.According to Robert Browne of the South African branch of the family, theSarah Browne who married Edward Thurtell was the daughter of Robert andsister of John Browne of Norton Hall. Her husband was therefore herfirst cousin.

Children of Sarah Browne and Edward Thurtell

Citations

  1. [S77] Unknown author, She was age 62 in the 1851 census, born in Bradwell parish.
  2. [S156] LDS, Date of marriage from memoir, date and place of marriage from LDS Batch M104831.

Edward Brown Thurtell

M, b. August 1819
Father*Edward Thurtell b. 7 Apr 1794, d. 13 Feb 1852
Mother*Sarah Browne b. c 1789, d. a 1852
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1819Edward Brown Thurtell was born in August 1819 at Beccles, Suffolk, England.1
He was the son of Edward Thurtell and Sarah Browne.
  • Edward Brown Thurtell The IGI at the LDS Family History Center shows Edward Brown Thurtell, son of Edward Thurtell and Sarah Browne, was christened August 29, 1819, at Beccles, Suffolk, England (Batch C105251). Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows Edward BrownThurtell married and had a son, Edmund Thurtell, who settled inAustralia; but whether Edmund left any descendants is unknown.

Child of Edward Brown Thurtell

Citations

  1. [S78] LDS, LDS Batch C105251 shows Edward Thurtell was christened 8/29/1819 at Beccles, Suffolk, England.

Herbert Browne Thurtell

M, b. October 1821
Father*Edward Thurtell b. 7 Apr 1794, d. 13 Feb 1852
Mother*Sarah Browne b. c 1789, d. a 1852
Life EventDateDescription
DeathHerbert Browne Thurtell died at West Indies.
BirthOctober 1821He was born in October 1821 at Beccles, Suffolk, England.1
He was the son of Edward Thurtell and Sarah Browne.
  • Reference: 425.
  • Herbert Browne Thurtell The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Herbert died in the West Indies. Batch C105251 of the IGI file at the LDS Family History Center showsHerbert Browne Thurtell was christened October 28, 1821, at Beccles,Suffolk, England. Information received in 1997 from Peter Murray shows Herbert Thurtelldied in the West Indies, but it is not recorded where, or whether heactually settled there or left descendants. He wrote a 'Memoir of thelate E. Thurtell,' a copy of which is in the British Museum Library. The 'Alumni Cantabrigienses,' by J. A. Venn, published in 1921 in Londonby Cambridge University Press as a list of all known students, graduates,and officers at the University of Cambridge, 1261-1900, posted on theinternet in November 1999 as part of the Ancestry.Com Library shows thatHerbert Thurtell, son of the Rev. Edward Thurtell of Thornton, nearPoulton, Lancs. School, Heversham, was admitted pens. (age 17) atMagdalene College of Cambridge University.

Citations

  1. [S79] LDS, LDS Batch C105251 shows Herbert Browne Thurtell was christened 10/28/1821, at Beccles, Suffol.

Henry Browne Thurtell

M, b. 1829, d. 1896
Father*Edward Thurtell b. 7 Apr 1794, d. 13 Feb 1852
Mother*Sarah Browne b. c 1789, d. a 1852
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1829Henry Browne Thurtell was born in 1829.1
He was the son of Edward Thurtell and Sarah Browne.
Death1896Henry Browne Thurtell died in 1896.
  • Reference: 426.
  • Henry Browne Thurtell The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Henry Thurtell died in 1896 and that he married Goode and hadtwo children in America. Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows Henry Thurtell wasborn in 1829 (he was age 22 in 1851 - according to the census at Caton,Lanc.?), and died in 1883. He married a Miss Goods, and had twochildren, but their names and where they lived is not recorded. His nameis given as Henry B.T.Manfred Thurtell in Charlotte Mackie's records(could this be a mistake since his sister Caroline married a Manfred?). The 1998 LDS British Isles Vital Records Index shows that Henry BrowneThurtell, the son of Edward Thurtell and Sarah, was christened onNovember 30, 1829, as recorded in Turnstall, Lancashire, England (FHLnumber 1068754).

Citations

  1. [S80] Census Bureau, He was 22 in the 1851 census at Caton, Lanc., according to information received from Peter Mu.

Charles Browne Thurtell

M, b. February 1831
Father*Edward Thurtell b. 7 Apr 1794, d. 13 Feb 1852
Mother*Sarah Browne b. c 1789, d. a 1852
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1831Charles Browne Thurtell was born in February 1831 at Tunstall, Lancashire, England.
He was the son of Edward Thurtell and Sarah Browne.
  • Reference: 427.
  • Charles Browne Thurtell The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Charles Thurtell died young. The 1998 LDS British Isles Vital Records Index CD shows Charles BrowneThurtell, son of Edward Thurtell and Sarah, was christened February 25,1831, as recorded in Tunstall, Lancashire, England (FHL number 1068754).

Anne Brown Thurtell

F, b. June 1824
Father*Edward Thurtell b. 7 Apr 1794, d. 13 Feb 1852
Mother*Sarah Browne b. c 1789, d. a 1852
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1824Anne Brown Thurtell was born in June 1824 at Butley Cum Capel, Suffolk, England.1
She was the daughter of Edward Thurtell and Sarah Browne.
  • Reference: 428.
  • Anne Brown Thurtell The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Anne Thurtell died unmarried. The IGI file at the LDS Family History Center shows Anne Brown Thurtellwas christened June 13, 1824, at Butley Cum Capel, Suffolk, England. According to a Mickle Collection record at the University of GuelphLibrary, Annie, aged 11 in 1837, is mentioned in the memoir of her father.

Citations

  1. [S81] LDS, LDS Batch C131691 shows Anne Brown Thurtell was christened 6/13/1824 at Butley Cum Capel, Suf.

Caroline Thurtell

F, b. 1825, d. 1898
Father*Edward Thurtell b. 7 Apr 1794, d. 13 Feb 1852
Mother*Sarah Browne b. c 1789, d. a 1852
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1825Caroline Thurtell was born in 1825 at Probably Tunstall, Lancashire, England.
She was the daughter of Edward Thurtell and Sarah Browne.
Death1898Caroline Thurtell died in 1898.
  • Reference: 429.
  • Caroline Thurtell The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Caroline Thurtell died unmarried in 1898. According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, CarolineThurtell was born in 1825 or 1827 at Sunderland, Durham County. One source showsshe died unmarried in 1898, but where she lived is not recorded. Anothersource shows she married...Manfred, and had one son, Dr. Manfred, wholived in Cincinnati, U.S.A. A document in the Mickle Collection callsher 'Carrie Manfred' and states that she had for many years a school forboys in London. The 1998 LDS British Isles Vital Records Index CD shows her as CarolineThurtell, daughter of Edward Thurtell and Sarah, who was christenedSeptember 19, 1827, as recorded in Tunstall, Lancashire, England (FHLnumber 1068754).

Edmund Thurtell

M
Father*Edward Brown Thurtell b. Aug 1819
Life EventDateDescription
Edmund Thurtell was the son of Edward Brown Thurtell.
  • Edmund Thurtell The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Edward Thurtell married and had a son, Edmund Thurtell, whowas 'sometime in Australia.'
  • Reference: 431.

Alfred Everitt Murray

M, b. 29 April 1832, d. 9 April 1909
Father*Alfred Thurtell b. 3 Sep 1798, d. 25 Apr 1875
Mother*Mary Everitt
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 April 1832Alfred Everitt Murray was born on 29 April 1832 at London, England.
He was the son of Alfred Thurtell and Mary Everitt.
Marriage2 January 1855Alfred Everitt Murray married Ann Christina Pears on 2 January 1855 at Parsonage, East Somerset, South Africa.
Death9 April 1909Alfred Everitt Murray died on 9 April 1909 at age 76.
  • Alfred Everitt Murray His name is shown as Alfred Thurtell, and his wife's name as Annie Pears, in the family tree done by Harriet Thurtell about 1900 and the History ofthe Thurtell Family done about 1968 by Susan Persia Thurtell. All ten oftheir children are listed in that record, along with some of theirgrandchildren, however. Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows that Alfred Everitt Murray, the second son of Alfred and Mary (Everitt) Murray, was bornApril 29, 1832, and christened June 3, 1832, at the Scotch Church, SaintPancras, Regents Square, in London. He became a Government Land Surveyorin Cape Colony, South Africa. He and his wife lived at Briedbach, on theYellowwoods River outside King Williamstown, and later in East London.He died April 9, 1909, and he and his wife are both buried at East London. Additional information was received about the family completed by MaudeMoorshead in 1975. She showed that Ann Christina Pears married Alfred Everitt Murray, a Land Surveyor. They had 10 children, the youngest ofwhom, Jessie Ashcraft Murray, was the mother of Maude Moorshead. In themiddle 1870's Ann and Alfred Murray settled in East London, South Africa.

Children of Alfred Everitt Murray and Ann Christina Pears

George Everitt Murray

M, b. 29 November 1830, d. 5 August 1901
Father*Alfred Thurtell b. 3 Sep 1798, d. 25 Apr 1875
Mother*Mary Everitt
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 November 1830George Everitt Murray was born on 29 November 1830 at London, England.
He was the son of Alfred Thurtell and Mary Everitt.
Death5 August 1901George Everitt Murray died on 5 August 1901 at Graaff Reinet, Karoo, South Africa, at age 70.
  • Reference: 434.
  • George Everitt Murray The family tree done by Harriet Thurtell about 1900 and the History ofthe Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about 1968 show him asGeorge Thurtell but list his wife, daughter, and granddaughter. Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows that George, theeldest son of Alfred and Mary (Everitt) Murray, was born in London onNovember 29, 1830, and christened December 25, 1830, at the ScotchChurch, Saint Pancres, Regent Square, London. He became a farmer in theGraaff Reinet district in the Karoo, and was an authority on, and breederof, Angora Goats. A later newspaper clipping described him as 'a mightybig game hunter.' He moved about a lot, farming in various districts,and was appointed Field Cornet, Rheunosterberg, Hopetown in 1869. Thelast farm he and his wife Jenny occupied was at Perrieshoogte, from whichthey moved to Graaff Reinet in 1898. He died August 5, 1901; and both heand his wife are buried at Graaff Reinet.

Child of George Everitt Murray

Walter Everitt Murray

M, b. 10 December 1837, d. 9 May 1924
Father*Alfred Thurtell b. 3 Sep 1798, d. 25 Apr 1875
Mother*Mary Everitt
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 December 1837Walter Everitt Murray was born on 10 December 1837 at Salem, Alburney District, Cape Province, South Africa.
He was the son of Alfred Thurtell and Mary Everitt.
Marriage1 August 1859Walter Everitt Murray married an unknown person on 1 August 1859 at 'Bloemhof', Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province, South Africa.
Death9 May 1924He died on 9 May 1924 at 'Roode Bloem, ' Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa, at age 86.
  • Reference: 435.
  • Walter Everitt Murray According to information received in 1997 from Peter Murray, Walter, theyoungest son of Alfred and Mary (Everitt) Murray, was born December 10,1837, at Salem in the Alburney district, Cape Province, South Africa, andwas the first baby baptised in St. John's Church, Bathurst. At age 18 hebegan farming in the Graaff Reinet district, Cape Colony,and after manymoves acquired the farms Hoeksfontein in 1865 and Roode Bloem in 1873,settling on the latter farm in 1875. He raised sheep and also pioneeredthe introduction of irrigation techniques and ostrich farming in theGraaff Reinet district. He raised and commanded a mounted volunteercorps, the Voor Sneeuberg Rangers, in the Gaika Galeka War in 1878. Hetook an active interest in the elimination of scab (a disease of sheep)and obtained an appointment as scab inspector for the government. Heinvented and promoted the circular dip tank still in use today fortreatment of scab and became an agent for Cooper's Dip. He was also veryactive in the Zwart Ruggens Farmers Association. Known as Oupa to hislarge family, he died May 9, 1924, aged 86 having been an invalid for thelast 10 years. He married on August 1, 1859, Anna Elizabeth Southey (born December 20,1836, died October 15, 1914), eldest child of George and Eleanor(Rubidge) Southey of Bloemhof farm, Graaff Reinet district. Walter and Anna Murray had 11 children, and the family they founded werewell known in the Cape Colony as the Roode Bloem Murrays to distinguishthem from the unrelated but equally numerous family of the Rev'd AndrewMurray in Graaff Reinet.

Children of Walter Everitt Murray

Jane Henrietta Murray

F, b. 1842, d. 1926
Father*Alfred Thurtell b. 3 Sep 1798, d. 25 Apr 1875
Mother*Mary Everitt
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJane Henrietta Murray was also known as Borcherds.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1842Jane Henrietta Murray was born in 1842.
She was the daughter of Alfred Thurtell and Mary Everitt.
Marriagecirca 1862Jane Henrietta Murray married an unknown person circa 1862.
Death1926She died in 1926.
  • Reference: 436.
  • Jane Henrietta Murray Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows that Jane Henrietta,'Jinny,' Murray Borcherds lived in Worcester, Cape Province, SouthAfrica, after the death of her husband.

Children of Jane Henrietta Murray

Walter Meent Borcherds

M, b. 28 August 1866, d. 1955
Mother*Jane Henrietta Murray b. 1842, d. 1926
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 August 1866Walter Meent Borcherds was born on 28 August 1866.
He was the son of Jane Henrietta Murray.
Marriage28 August 1894Walter Meent Borcherds married an unknown person on 28 August 1894.
Death1955He died in 1955.
  • Reference: 438.
  • Walter Meent Borcherds The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Walter married, but no further information was known.Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 lists the wife, children,and grandchildren of Dr. Walter Meent Borcherds.

Children of Walter Meent Borcherds

Mary Jeannette Borcherds

F, b. 30 September 1867
Mother*Jane Henrietta Murray b. 1842, d. 1926
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Jeannette Borcherds was also known as Hugo.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 September 1867Mary Jeannette Borcherds was born on 30 September 1867.
She was the daughter of Jane Henrietta Murray.
Marriage1893Mary Jeannette Borcherds married an unknown person in 1893.
  • Reference: 439.
  • Mary Jeannette Borcherds The History of the Thurtell Family done by Susan Persia Thurtell about1968 shows Mary married Hugo and had two children. Information receivedfrom Peter Murray in 1997 lists her husband's full name, their children,and their grandchildren.

Children of Mary Jeannette Borcherds