Reverend Joseph Lapsley Murray

b. 11 August 1849, d. 25 December 1919
Reverend Joseph Lapsley Murray|b. 11 Aug 1849\nd. 25 Dec 1919|p2861.htm|David J. Murray|||Eveline Mary Bradley|||||||||||||||
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
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Rev. Joseph L. Murray
     Reverend Joseph Lapsley Murray was born on 11 August 1849 in Missouri.1 He was the son of David J. Murray and Eveline Mary Bradley.1 He married Emma Munson, daughter of Mordello Stephen Munson and Sarah Kimbrough Armour, on 27 June 1882 at "the residence of Colonel Mordello Stephen Munson," Ridgely Plantation, Bailey's Prairie, Brazoria County, Texas.2 He died on 25 December 1919 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 70. He was buried in Munson Cemetery, Bailey's Prairie, Brazoria County, Texas.3
Additional Data
Joseph L. and Emma Murray appeared on the 1 June 1900 Federal Census of Brazoria County, Texas, enumerated 19 June 1900. Their children Mordello S., James L., Mary, Sarah, Frank D., George B., Lina and Lola were listed as living with them.4 Click to view image

Children of Reverend Joseph Lapsley Murray and Emma Munson


  1. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas:, 1987), 254.
  2. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 253, 254.
  3. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 256.
  4. [S51] Joseph L. Murray household, 1900 U.S. Census, Brazoria County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 1, enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 14B, dwelling 296, family 296; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1614.
  5. [S1233] Mordello Stephen Murray, death certificate 22688 (23 Nov 1923), Texas Department of Public Health, Austin.
  6. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 257.
  7. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 258.
  8. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, Munsons of Texas, 259.