Mordello Stephen Murray1

b. 27 October 1915, d. 14 August 1945
Mordello Stephen Murray|b. 27 Oct 1915\nd. 14 Aug 1945|p2887.htm|George Bascom Murray|b. 22 Dec 1892\nd. 4 May 1963|p2885.htm|Ella Elizabeth Walling|b. 15 Apr 1895\nd. 22 Nov 1985|p2886.htm|Reverend Joseph L. Murray|b. 11 Aug 1849\nd. 25 Dec 1919|p2861.htm|Emma Munson|b. 26 Feb 1855\nd. 15 Feb 1936|p115.htm|||||||

1st cousin 2 times removed of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
3rd cousin of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
     Mordello Stephen Murray was born on 27 October 19151 or 27 December 1915 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.2 He was the son of George Bascom Murray and Ella Elizabeth Walling.2,1 He never married. He died approximately 14 August 1945 of a gunshot wound to the head, a probable suicide, in Houston at age 29.2 He was buried on 18 August 1945 in Woodlawn Garden of Memories, Houston.2
     Mordello Stephen Murray was a corporal in the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio at the time of his death, but he died in Houston. Williamson, in The Munsons of Texas, gives his death date as 17 August 1945,1 but the death certificate gives an approximate date, stating that he was dead when first seen.2


  1. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas:, 1987), 258.
  2. [S1232] Mordello Stephen Murray, death certificate 35217 (8 Sep 1945), Texas Department of Public Health, Austin.