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George Bernard MURRAY  1886 - .... PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

George Bernard MURRAY  1886 - ....

aka George B. Murray, G. B. Murray, George Murray, G. Murray
nationality
occupation
birth 20 Aug 1886, Camden City, Camden, NJ
baptism
death .. 19.., ...............
burial
marriage
Maybelle .........

b. 22 May 1890,
d. .. Nov 1969 - Brooklyn, Kings, New York) or (b. 31 Oct 1890, ........
d. .. Nov 1964, ........, CA

children

PARENTS

father James MURRAY

b. .. Jan 1862, ......, PA
d. ..............

mother Anna M. ........

b. .. July 1861, ..........., GERMANY
d. ...........

marriage got married in <1883>
children
  • Wilhelmina

    b. .. Nov 1884, ........
    d. ...........

  • George Be[r]nard

    b. 20 Aug 1886, Camden City, Camden, NJ
    d. .............

  • Eva Mae

    b. .. Dec 1890, ........
    d. ..............

  • Florence V.

    b. Aug 1899, .......
    d. ..............



LIFE


1900 CENSUS (Camden Ward 11, Camden, New Jersey, 8 June 1900):
James MURRAY (38y) conductor
Anna M. MURRAY (38y)
- Wilhemina (15y) operator
- George (13y)
- Eva (9y)
- Florence (9m)



1910 CENSUS (Camden Ward 11, Camden, New Jersey, 21 Apr 1910):
James V. MURRAY (47y) conductor / railroad
Anna M. MURRAY (48y)
- George B. (23y) machinist / wirestretching(?)
- Eva M. (19y) clerk /Talking Mch. Co.
- Florence V. (10y)



With Victor since 16 Sept 1916

US WORLD WAR I DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918
George Bernard Murray
125 Linden Str., Camden, NJ

1920 CENSUS (19 Jan 1920, Camden City, Camden, NJ):
Anna M. MURRAY (58y)
- George B. MURRAY (34y) toolmaker // Talking Machine
- Maybelle MURRAY (30y) wife
- Eva M LINDEMAN [= LINDERMAN] (29y) stenographer
= William J. LINDE[R]MAN (26y) recorder // Talking Machine



Joined Victor recording staff on 10 Dec 1921
Victor - see Harry O. Sooy’s Memoirs, p. 3 (of 33)


1930 US FEDERAL CENSUS (3 Apr 1910, Camden City, Camden, NJ):
George B. MURRAY (43y) recorder // Talking Machine Co.
Etta M. (= Maybelle?) MURRAY (40y)
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ON SAME PAGE:
Wallace OUGHELTREE (53y; b. .... <1877>, New Jersey) Recorder Talking Machine Co.
Frances S. OUGHELTREE (41y; b. .... <1889>, New Jersey)
- Raymond (14y; b. New Jersey)



US WORLD WAR II DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1942
Employer: Camden Water Dept., City Hall, Camden
private address: 3021 Westfield Ave., Camden City, Camden, NJ


NOTES

  • Memoir of my Career at the Victor Talking Machine Company, 1898-1925 by Harry O. Sooy (online David Sarnoff Library)



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