Posted By:Lisa Franklin
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Subject:Williamson county lookups request: Hill/Chambers/McMurtrie family
Post Date:August 24, 2009 at 08:20:24
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Forum:Williamson County, TX Genealogy Forum
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Seeking information on John Franklin McMurtrie b.c1852, Illinois. Married c.1902 to Mary Josephine Hill Chambers, widow of James Chambers. Appear on 1910 & 20 census in georgetown, Williamson Co, TX. He apparently died bet 1820 & 1930 as wife Mary Josephine appears on 1930 census in same county as widowed. Both are buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Georgetown, TX in graves that state, unfortunately, only their names. All census state John Franklin McMurtrie born Illinois, his father born Scotland, his mother born England. Anyone have any ideas on his parents, siblings etc.. TX death certificates turned up nothing for him or wife Mary Joseaphine. Does anyone have access to any Williamson co, TX marriages or newspaper obituaries they could check for this family?

This is the family group I'm looking for with children and step children-anything on any of them GREATLY appreciated!

Mary Josephine Hill
born SEP 1869, TN d. after 1930, Georgetown, TX

spouse #1-James Chambers born ???, TN died bet 1893-1902
Children:
1. Florence Chambers 1887TN-1971TX m. Robert P Chambers buried Odd Fellows Cem, Georgetown, TX
2. Nora Chambers 1888TN-1947TX, m. AF Pollard, buried Odd Fellows
3. Irene Chambers b.1891, TN
4. Jesse J Chambers b.1894 TN

Spouse #2-John Franklin McMurtrie b.1852, IL d. aft 1920, Georgetown, TX
Children:
5. Roy J McMurtrie 1903TX-1982TX
6. William G McMurtrie 1906TX-1966TX
7.Lilburn McMurtrie 1910TX-1953TX

Mary Josephine Hill Chambers McMurtrie was the daughter of Joseph and Arrena "Irene" M Hill who also appear on the 1900 Williamson Co, TX census, and are likely buried there somewhere as well.
Any assistance GREATLY appreciated!!
Thx!
Lisa