James Alfred Murray

M, b. 1856, d. 13 May 1871
Father*Walter Thurtell b. 1826, d. 5 Oct 1875
Mother*Mercedes Espinosa b. c 1823, d. 9 May 1878
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1856James Alfred Murray was born in 1856 at California.
He was the son of Walter Thurtell and Mercedes Espinosa.
Death13 May 1871James Alfred Murray died on 13 May 1871.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 August 1870San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CaliforniaJames Alfred Murray was listed in Walter Thurtell's household on the 1870 Census at San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Dwelling 234.

Anita Mercedes Wightman

F, b. 30 August 1879, d. 14 January 1922
Mother*Mercedes Andrea Murray b. 30 Aug 1858
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 August 1879Anita Mercedes Wightman was born on 30 August 1879.
She was the daughter of Mercedes Andrea Murray.
Death14 January 1922Anita Mercedes Wightman died on 14 January 1922 at age 42.
  • Reference: 3804.

Murray Wightman

M, b. 1 March 1881, d. 25 October 1961
Mother*Mercedes Andrea Murray b. 30 Aug 1858
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 March 1881Murray Wightman was born on 1 March 1881 at California.
He was the son of Mercedes Andrea Murray.
Death25 October 1961Murray Wightman died on 25 October 1961 at Los Angeles County, California, at age 80.
  • Reference: 3805.
  • Murray Wightman According to information received in 1997 from Peter Murray, MurrayWightman may have married and left descendants, but family recordscontain no further information. The California death index found on the internet in August 2000 athttp://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi shows that MurrayWightman, whose mother's maiden name was Murray, was born March 1, 1881,in California, and died October 25, 1961, in Los Angeles County,California, with his residence shown as Vernon and his Social Securitynumber shown as 548-18-8679.

Edwin Walter Unangst Murray

M, b. 16 February 1882
Mother*Anita Murray b. 12 May 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 February 1882Edwin Walter Unangst Murray was born on 16 February 1882.
He was the son of Anita Murray.
  • Edwin Walter Unangst Murray Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows Edwin Walter Unangst adopted the last name Murray after his mother's family and used the nam eWalter Murray. Peter Murray did not have any information about whether or not he married or had children.

Dorothy Anita Unangst

F, b. 27 November 1885
Mother*Anita Murray b. 12 May 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 November 1885Dorothy Anita Unangst was born on 27 November 1885.
She was the daughter of Anita Murray.
  • Reference: 3808.

George Harold Unangst Murray

M, b. 17 May 1897
Mother*Anita Murray b. 12 May 1860
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 May 1897George Harold Unangst Murray was born on 17 May 1897.
He was the son of Anita Murray.
  • Reference: 3809.
  • George Harold Unangst Murray According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, GeorgeHarold Unangst (Murray), 'Harry,' born May 17, 1897, moved to Colorado.He married, and his Murray descendents still may live in Colorado.

Mabel Josephine Murray

F, b. 11 March 1889
Father*Walter Alexander Murray b. 9 Jun 1864, d. 24 Nov 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 March 1889Mabel Josephine Murray was born on 11 March 1889.
She was the daughter of Walter Alexander Murray.
  • Reference: 3814.

Walter Thurtell

M, b. 1852, d. 1925
Father*Horace Clark Thurtell b. c Jan 1824, d. 16 Jun 1901
Mother*Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1852Walter Thurtell was born in 1852.
He was the son of Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout.
Marriage1878Walter Thurtell married Plestina Blatherwick in 1878 at Willowmore, South Africa.
Death1925Walter Thurtell died in 1925.

Children of Walter Thurtell and Plestina Blatherwick

Anna Thurtell

F, b. 1854, d. before July 1901
Father*Horace Clark Thurtell b. c Jan 1824, d. 16 Jun 1901
Mother*Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1854Anna Thurtell was born in 1854.
She was the daughter of Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout.
Deathbefore July 1901Anna Thurtell died before July 1901 at Probably South Africa.
  • Reference: 3816.
  • Anna Thurtell According to information received in 1997 from Peter Murray, AnnaThurtell apparently died young. She is not listed in the death notice ofher mother, Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout Thurtell, who died February 9,1912, or her father, Horace Clark Thurtell, who died June 16, 1901; soshe probably predeceased them. Both of her parents died at Willowmore,South Africa.

Lucy Elizabeth Thurtell

F, b. 1855, d. 1917
Father*Horace Clark Thurtell b. c Jan 1824, d. 16 Jun 1901
Mother*Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLucy Elizabeth Thurtell was also known as Rademacher.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1855Lucy Elizabeth Thurtell was born in 1855.
She was the daughter of Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout.
Marriagebefore June 1901Lucy Elizabeth Thurtell married an unknown person before June 1901.
Death1917She died in 1917.
  • Reference: 3817.
  • Lucy Elizabeth Thurtell According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, LucyElizabeth Thurtell first married Frank Van Hansen and then was divorcedfrom him. She then married Adolf Rademacher, but she had no childrenfrom either marriage.

Plestina Georgina Thurtell

F, b. 1879, d. before 1920
Father*Walter Thurtell b. 1852, d. 1925
Mother*Plestina Blatherwick
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1879Plestina Georgina Thurtell was born in 1879.
She was the daughter of Walter Thurtell and Plestina Blatherwick.
Deathbefore 1920Plestina Georgina Thurtell died before 1920.
  • Reference: 3819.
  • Plestina Georgina Thurtell The death notice of her mother, Plestina Blatherwick Thurtell, bornHitge, who died August 31, 1920, in the dwelling house in Willowmore,District Willowmore, South Africa, at the age of 67 years 6 months, showsher surviving spouse was Walter Thurtell. It does not list PlestinaGeorgina Thurtell among her suriving children, so she probablypredeceased her mother.

Gertrude Anna Thurtell

F, b. 1881, d. after 1920
Father*Walter Thurtell b. 1852, d. 1925
Mother*Plestina Blatherwick
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGertrude Anna Thurtell was also known as du Plessis.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGertrude Anna Thurtell married an unknown person at South Africa.
Birth1881She was born in 1881.
She was the daughter of Walter Thurtell and Plestina Blatherwick.
Deathafter 1920Gertrude Anna Thurtell died after 1920.
  • Gertrude Anna Thurtell The death notice of her mother, Plestina Blatherwick Thurtell, bornHitge, who died August 31, 1920, in the dwelling house in Willowmore,District Willowmore, South Africa, at the age of 67 years 6 months showsher surviving spouse as Walter Thurtell. The list of her survivivingchildren includes Gertrude Ann du Plessis born Thurtell, married incommunity of property to Daniel Jacobus du Plessis.
  • Reference: 3820.

Ann Younger Thurtell

F, b. 23 October 1884
Father*Walter Thurtell b. 1852, d. 1925
Mother*Plestina Blatherwick
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnn Younger Thurtell was also known as Tarr.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 October 1884Ann Younger Thurtell was born on 23 October 1884.
She was the daughter of Walter Thurtell and Plestina Blatherwick.
Marriage8 July 1909Ann Younger Thurtell married an unknown person on 8 July 1909 at Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
  • Reference: 3821.
  • Ann Younger Thurtell The death notice for her mother, Plestina Blatherwick Thurtell, bornHitge, who died August 31, 1920, in the dwelling house in Willowmore,District Willowmore, South Africa, shows her surviving spouse as WalterThurtell. The list of surviving children includes Annie Younger Tarrborn Thurtell, married in community of property to Glenmore Tarr. The IGI, Batch number 1660420, Source Call Number 1553636, shows that AnnYounger Thurtell married Nehemiah Glenmore Tarr in 1909 at Cape of GoodHope, South Africa. There is also a miscellaneous event on the IGI,Batch number F166420, Source Call Number 1553636, for Ann YoungerThurtell and spouse Nehemiah Glenmore Tarr in about 1889 at Cape, SouthAfrica.

Lucy Plestina Thurtell

F, b. 1887, d. after 1920
Father*Walter Thurtell b. 1852, d. 1925
Mother*Plestina Blatherwick
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1887Lucy Plestina Thurtell was born in 1887.
She was the daughter of Walter Thurtell and Plestina Blatherwick.
Deathafter 1920Lucy Plestina Thurtell died after 1920.
  • Reference: 3846.
  • Lucy Plestina Thurtell According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, Lucy andHilton Wattrus had no children. The death notice for her mother, Plestina Blatherwick Thurtell, bornHitge, who died August 31, 1920, in the dwelling house in Willowmore,District Willowmore, South Africa, shows her surviving spouse as WalterThurtell. The list of surviving children includes Annie Younger Tarrborn Thurtell, married in community of property to Glenmore Tarr.

Sidney John Thurtell

M, b. 1891, d. 30 April 1930
Father*Walter Thurtell b. 1852, d. 1925
Mother*Plestina Blatherwick
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1891Sidney John Thurtell was born in 1891.
He was the son of Walter Thurtell and Plestina Blatherwick.
Death30 April 1930Sidney John Thurtell died on 30 April 1930.
  • Reference: 3847.
  • Sidney John Thurtell The death notice of his mother, Plestina Blatherwick Thurtell, bornHitge, who died August 31, 1920, in the dwelling house in Willowmore,District Willowmore, South Africa, at the age of 67 years 6 months, showsthat her surviving spouse is Walter Thurtell. Sidney John Thurtell islisted among her surviving children.

Alfred Henry Thurtell

M, b. 1857, d. 1949
Father*Horace Clark Thurtell b. c Jan 1824, d. 16 Jun 1901
Mother*Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1857Alfred Henry Thurtell was born in 1857.
He was the son of Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout.
Death1949Alfred Henry Thurtell died in 1949.
  • Alfred Henry Thurtell According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, Alfred HenryThurtell lived at Willowmore, Cape Province.

Children of Alfred Henry Thurtell

Augusta Helena Thurtell

F, b. circa December 1892, d. 7 October 1893
Father*Alfred Henry Thurtell b. 1857, d. 1949
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca December 1892Augusta Helena Thurtell was born circa December 1892 at Willowmore, South Africa.
She was the daughter of Alfred Henry Thurtell.
Death7 October 1893Augusta Helena Thurtell died on 7 October 1893 at Aberdeen, South Africa.
  • Reference: 3853.
  • Augusta Helena Thurtell According to information received from Michael Thurtell in 1998, AugustaHelena Thurtell died at age 10 years, 9 months, on October 7, 1893, atthe home of Karl G. Rademacher in Aberdeen, South Africa. According to her death notice, 1893 - 6/9/323 2654, Augusta HelenaThurtell was born in Willowmore, South Africa, the daughter of AlfredHenry Thurtell and Alleta Thurtell, born Theron. She left money in P OSavings Book, and she died at Karl G. A. Rademacher's house in Aberdeenon October 7, 1893, at the age of 10 years, 9 months. Her death noticewas dated at Aberdeen on November 29, 1893, and was signed K. G.Rademacher, Uncle. Possibly Karl G. A. Rademacher was the brother of Lucy Elizabeth ThurtellRademacher's husband, Adolf Rademacher. Lucy was the aunt of AugustaHelena Thurtell.

Maud Agneys Thurtell

F, b. 1884, d. 1974
Father*Alfred Henry Thurtell b. 1857, d. 1949
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1884Maud Agneys Thurtell was born in 1884.
She was the daughter of Alfred Henry Thurtell.
Death1974Maud Agneys Thurtell died in 1974.
  • Reference: 3854.
  • Maud Agneys Thurtell According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, MaudThurtell never married.

Algernon Sidney Thurtell

M, b. 1885, d. 1969
Father*Alfred Henry Thurtell b. 1857, d. 1949
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1885Algernon Sidney Thurtell was born in 1885.
He was the son of Alfred Henry Thurtell.
Marriage1913Algernon Sidney Thurtell married an unknown person in 1913.
Death1969He died in 1969.
  • Reference: 3855.
  • Algernon Sidney Thurtell According to information received in 1997 from Peter Murray, at some timethe address of Algernon and Beatrice Thurtell was Madejkian, Vrugura(??illegible), Cape Province.

Mildred Jubilee Thurtell

F, b. 1887, d. 1975
Father*Alfred Henry Thurtell b. 1857, d. 1949
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1887Mildred Jubilee Thurtell was born in 1887.
She was the daughter of Alfred Henry Thurtell.
Death1975Mildred Jubilee Thurtell died in 1975.
  • Reference: 3856.
  • Mildred Jubilee Thurtell Information received from Peter Murray in 1997 shows that Mildred JubileeThurtell never married.

George Stanley Thurtell

M, b. 1889, d. 1972
Father*Alfred Henry Thurtell b. 1857, d. 1949
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1889George Stanley Thurtell was born in 1889.
He was the son of Alfred Henry Thurtell.
Marriageafter 1941George Stanley Thurtell married an unknown person after 1941.
Death1972He died in 1972.
  • Reference: 3857.
  • George Stanley Thurtell According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, GeorgeStanley 'Gilbert' Thurtell was born in 1889 and was killed in a motoraccident in 1972. He lived at Kraalfontein, Statmali (semi-illegible).

Mathilda Thurtell

F, b. 1890, d. 1935
Father*Alfred Henry Thurtell b. 1857, d. 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMathilda Thurtell was also known as Sennftleben.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1890Mathilda Thurtell was born in 1890.
She was the daughter of Alfred Henry Thurtell.
Marriage1930Mathilda Thurtell married an unknown person in 1930.
Death1935She died in 1935.
  • Reference: 3858.

Wallace Thurtell

M, b. 1896, d. 1960
Father*Alfred Henry Thurtell b. 1857, d. 1949
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1896Wallace Thurtell was born in 1896.
He was the son of Alfred Henry Thurtell.
Death1960Wallace Thurtell died in 1960.
  • Reference: 3859.
  • Wallace Thurtell According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, WallaceThurtell, born 1896, died in 1960 (killed in a motor accident). Hemarried Mrs.Effie Victoria Hunter, who died in 1971 (nee Hancorn-Smith).Their address (possibly around 1930) was c/o Lennox Ltd(?), PortElizabeth C.P., South Africa. They had one child.

Charles Horace Thurtell

M, b. 1860, d. 21 March 1917
Father*Horace Clark Thurtell b. c Jan 1824, d. 16 Jun 1901
Mother*Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles Horace Thurtell married Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey at Willowmore, South Africa.
Birth1860Charles Horace Thurtell was born in 1860 at Uitenhage, South Africa.
He was the son of Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout.
Death21 March 1917Charles Horace Thurtell died on 21 March 1917 at Town of Willowmore, District of Willowmore, South Africa.
  • Charles Horace Thurtell Information received from Michael Owen Thurtell in 1998 shows thatCharles Horace Thurtell owned a farm in the Willowmore District, SouthAfrica, called Mierkrall, which roughly translated means ant corral. Hesold his farm on May 1, 1912, and retired to Willowmore, South Africa.Michael Thurtell has pictures of Charles Horace Thurtell and his wife. The death notice for Charles Horace Thurtell, 1917 - 6/9/884 1200, showsthat he was born in Uitenhage, South Africa, of European descent, andthat his parents were Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Thurtell. Hewas a retired farmer residing at Willowmore, South Africa, at the time ofhis death on Wednesday, March 21, 1917, at his own house, Town ofWillowmore, District of Willowmore, at the age of 56 years 3 months. Hehad been married at Willowmore out of Community of property to CatharinaJohanna Stoffelina Thurtell, formerly Verwey, born Haywood. His childrenare listed as Louis Johannes Verwey (stepson); Horace Charles Thurtell;Maria Stoffelina Thurtell, married out of C/P Lucas Daniel van der Berg;and Gertrude Alice Thurtell, married in community of property to WillemJohannes Hendrik Kilian. He had moveable and immoveable property, and awill that exceeds 300. His death notice was dated at Willowmore, March31, 1917, and was signed by C. J. S. Thurtell, surviving spouse presentat death.

Children of Charles Horace Thurtell and Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey

Sidney Benjamin Thurtell

M, b. 1863, d. before July 1901
Father*Horace Clark Thurtell b. c Jan 1824, d. 16 Jun 1901
Mother*Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1863Sidney Benjamin Thurtell was born in 1863.
He was the son of Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout.
Deathbefore July 1901Sidney Benjamin Thurtell died before July 1901 at Probably South Africa.
  • Reference: 3932.
  • Sidney Benjamin Thurtell According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, SidneyBenjamin Thurtell died young. He is not listing among the surviving children of either of his parents,so he probably predeceased them.

Maria Caroline Susanna Thurtell

F, b. 1865
Father*Horace Clark Thurtell b. c Jan 1824, d. 16 Jun 1901
Mother*Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaria Caroline Susanna Thurtell was also known as Langeberg.
Name VariationMaria Caroline Susanna Thurtell was also known as Goldman.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1865Maria Caroline Susanna Thurtell was born in 1865.
She was the daughter of Horace Clark Thurtell and Gertrude Elizabeth Pitout.
Marriage1886Maria Caroline Susanna Thurtell married an unknown person in 1886.
Marriageafter 1890She married an unknown person after 1890.
  • Reference: 3933.
  • Maria Caroline Susanna Thurtell According to information received in 1997 from Peter Murray, MariaCaroline Susanna Thurtell, who was possibly also called Caroline MariaThurtell, had two children by her first marriage and none by her secondmarriage. Her name is listed as Caroline Maria Langeberg born Thurtell in the deathnotice of her father, Horace Clark Thurtell, who died June 16, 1901, inWillowmore, South Africa, so she must have married Rupert Langebergbefore that date. She is shown as Caroline Maria Susannah Langeberg bornThurtell in the death notice of her mother, Gertrude Elizabeth Thurtell,born Pitout, who died February 9, 1912, in Willowmore.

Children of Maria Caroline Susanna Thurtell

Maria Stoffelina Thurtell

F
Father*Charles Horace Thurtell b. 1860, d. 21 Mar 1917
Mother*Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaria Stoffelina Thurtell was also known as VanDenBerg.
Life EventDateDescription
Maria Stoffelina Thurtell was the daughter of Charles Horace Thurtell and Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey.
Marriagebefore March 1917Maria Stoffelina Thurtell married an unknown person before March 1917.
  • Maria Stoffelina Thurtell According to information received in 1997 from Peter Murray, the addressfor Maria Thurtell van den Berg as of about 1930 was c/o AlexandraHospital, Maitland, Cape Province, South Africa. The death notice for her father, Charles Horace Thurtell, who died onMarch 21, 1917, at his own house, Town of Willowmore, District ofWillowmore, at the age of 56 years 3 months showed his surviving spousewas Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Thurtell, formerly Verwey, bornHaywood. The list of his children includes Maria Stoffelina Thurtell,married out of C/P Lucas Daniel van der Berg.
  • Reference: 3935.

Horace Charles Thurtell

M, b. circa 1886, d. 13 January 1932
Father*Charles Horace Thurtell b. 1860, d. 21 Mar 1917
Mother*Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1886Horace Charles Thurtell was born circa 1886 at Willowmore, South Africa.
He was the son of Charles Horace Thurtell and Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey.
Death13 January 1932Horace Charles Thurtell died on 13 January 1932 at Riversdale, District Riversdale, Cape Province, South Africa.
  • Reference: 3936.
  • Horace Charles Thurtell According to information received from Michael Thurtell in 1998, HoraceThurtell was a gaoler in the prisons service and passed away when hisson, Owen Eric Thurtell, was about four years old. The death notice for his father, Charles Horace Thurtell, who died onMarch 21, 1917, at his own house, Town of Willowmore, District ofWillowmore, at the age of 56 years 3 months, showed his surviving spousewas Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Thurtell, formerly Verwey, bornHaywood. Horace Charles Thurtell was included in the list of hischildren. The death notice for Horace Charles Thurtell, 1932- 6/9/4025 32697, whodied January 13, 1932, at his residence at Gaol in Riversdale, DistrictRiversdale, CP, South Africa, at age 45, shows that his father was HoraceCharles Thurtell and his mother was Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Thurtelland that he was born in Willowmore, South Africa. It shows hisoccupation was Gaoler and that he resided in Riversdale. His survivingspouse is listed as Jessie Laurina Thurtell born Taylor, married incommunity of property. His surviving child is Owen Eric Thurtell, bornJanuary 29, 1928. He had movable and immovable property, and his willexceeds 300. His death notice is dated January 15, 1932, at Riversdaleand signed by J. L. Thurtell, his surviving spouse present at his death.

Alice Thurtell

F
Father*Charles Horace Thurtell b. 1860, d. 21 Mar 1917
Mother*Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kilian.
Life EventDateDescription
Alice Thurtell was the daughter of Charles Horace Thurtell and Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Verwey.
Marriagebefore March 1917Alice Thurtell married an unknown person before March 1917.
  • Alice Thurtell The death notice of her father, Charles Horace Thurtell, who died on,March 21, 1917, at his own house, Town of Willowmore, District ofWillowmore, at the age of 56 years 3 months, showed that his survivingspouse was Catharina Johanna Stoffelina Thurtell, formerly Verwey, bornHaywood. The list of his children includes Gertrude Alice Thurtell,married in community of property to Willem Johannes Hendrik Kilian. Hername had been shown as Alice Thurtell and her husband's name as WilliamKilian in the information received from Peter Murray in 1997.
  • Reference: 3937.

Lionel Goldman

M, b. 16 June 1887
Mother*Maria Caroline Susanna Thurtell b. 1865
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 June 1887Lionel Goldman was born on 16 June 1887.
He was the son of Maria Caroline Susanna Thurtell.
Marriage30 March 1908Lionel Goldman married an unknown person on 30 March 1908.
  • Reference: 3958.
  • Lionel Goldman According to information received from Peter Murray in 1997, LionelGoldman was a reverend.