National Geographic : 1919 Jun
NO. 3 . ANOTHER GROUP OF THE MC MURRAY FAMILY Mrs. McMurray, aged 85; her eldest son, Robert, aged 62; her son's daughter, Mrs. Lavinia Merkle, aged 40; Mrs. Merkle's daughter, Mrs. Annie Stevens, aged 23; and little Gladys Stevens, Mrs. McMurray's great-great-granddaughter, aged 4. NO. 4. THE MC MURRAYS OFTHE MALE LINE 19YEARS LATER Robert McMurray has become agreat-great-grandfather, aged 81; his daughter, Mrs. Merkle,isagreat-grandmother; herdaughter, Mrs. Stevens, a grandmother at 42; and Gladys Stevens, ofNo. 3,isnow Mrs. Poe, the mother of two children. Mrs. Lavinia McMurray was the first of nine children. Her three youngest sisters all lived to celebrate their golden weddings. Her husband died at the age of 81. They had II children; four died in infancy and four at the following ages: 24 (M.Gregory), 84,76,and 72.Three arestill living, their ages being 70, 72, and 89. At the time of Mrs. McMurray's death, here were living three children, 43grandchildren, 55great grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren-107 living descendants at the time of her death.