Alice Freeman Murray

     Alice Freeman Murray was the daughter of George Freeman Murray.
     Alice Freeman Murray was mentioned in the will of Kate Florence Murray dated 23 September 1949.

Ann Murray

(circa 1821 - 13 March 1895)
     Ann Murray was born circa 1821 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. She was the daughter of Charles Murray, shoemaker. Some of her children's birth certificates state born Perthshire..
     Ann Murray lived at Dee Street, Aberdeen, June 1849.
     Ann Murray married Peter MacPherson, son of Alexander MacPherson and Anne Grant, on 25 June 1849 in the United Presbyterian church, St Nicholas Lane, Aberdeen. Peter McPherson, hat manufacturer, Banff, and Ann Murray, residing in Dee St in this parish signified their purpose of marriage by Mr Alex Crombie Elder and being thrice proclaimed, they were married on the 25th June 1849 by the Rev Henry Angus, Minister of the United Presbyterian Chuch, St Nicholas Lane, Aberdeen.
This marriage is also proclaimed in Banff, Banffshire on 23rd June 1849 Peter Mcpherson, formerly Farm Servant, now hat maker in Banff and Ann Murray in the parish of Old Machar, were contracted for the purpose of Marriage and afyrt public Proclamations in the Parish Church were married by the Revd. Henry? Angus Minr. of the United Prespyterian Church, Aberdeen on 25th June 1849. Below the entry there is an N.B. Farm Servant" was inserted afterwards at Mr McPherson's desire. Signed Alex. Smith, S.C..
     Ann Murray and Peter MacPherson arrived per "Catherine" on 26 May 1851 at Adelaide, South Australia. Peter (aged 31, labourer, Banff) and his wife Ann (aged 30) with their infant daughter Margaret. They departed Liverpool 9 Feb 1851 via Plymouth and arrived at Port Adelaide on Monday 26 May..
     Ann died on 13 March 1895 in Eddington, Victoria. She was buried on 15 March 1985 in the Presbyterian section, Eddington.

Children of Ann Murray and Peter MacPherson

Ann Murray

(circa 1812 - )
     Ann Murray was born circa 1812 in Abernethy, Inverness-shire, Scotland.
     Ann Murray was recorded on the 1851 census in Cullochy, Abernethy, Inverness-shire. Cullachy: Ann Murray head, unmarried, 38, labourer, born Abernethy, Jane McPherson daughter 11, Mary McPherson daughter 9, Isabella McPherson daughter 3, all lab's daughters, born Abernethy.

Children of Ann Murray and John MacPherson

Annie Jean Murray

(1911 - 1979)
     Annie Jean Murray was commonly known as Jean. She was born in 1911.
     The marriage of Annie Jean Murray and William Matravers Martin, son of William Fawler Martin and Bessie Matravers, was registered in Woolwich RD, Kent, in the September 1935 quarter.
     Annie died in 1979. She was killed when a truck ran out of control.

Arthur Murray

(5 August 1824 - )
     Arthur Murray was born on 5 August 1824 in London?. He was the son of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor and Ellen Butler O'Connor. Arthur Murray was christened on 12 June 1829 in West Twyford, Ealing, Middlesex.
     Arthur Murray was a beneficiary in Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor's will dated 2 May 1841.
     Arthur Murray married Laura Montagu Reynolds on 8 August 1846 in St Mary Abbot's, Kensington, London, England. On the 8th inst, at ... Arthur Murray, Esq.. Regiment, son of the late Lt General John Murray to Laura Montagu daughter of J M Reynolds, Esq of Brompton.

Child of Arthur Murray and Laura Montagu Reynolds

Arthur Wellesley Torrens Murray

(11 September 1855 - )
     Arthur Wellesley Torrens Murray was christened on 11 September 1855 in St Thomas, York, Yorkshire. He was the son of Arthur Murray and Laura Montagu Reynolds.

Augusta Hume Murray

(between 1807 and 1810 - 1866)
     Augusta Hume Murray was born between 1807 and 1810 in Newfoundland, Canada or Scotland. She was the daughter of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor and Elilzabeth Hume.
     Augusta Hume Murray married John Radciffe on 17 May 1828 in British Guiana. They had 7 known childen.
     Augusta died in 1866 in Welland, Ontario, Canada.

Augustus William Murray

(circa 1812 - 18 March 1894)
     Fredda Steeves wrote:I have an obit that says that Augustus William is the son of Lt Gen John Murray 1777-1841. Augustus Wm was born in 1812-1924 and married 1840 to Catherine Fortescue Graham, daughter of Captain PhilipPercival Graham of Royal Navy who retired at Woodstock Ont ario and one of the early families.Capt Philip would be my gggrandfather.My g grandfather Vernon Napier was brother to Catherine.Catherine and Williamwere married at Old St Pauls Church at Woodstock Ont. Served in India, Cyprus etc etc. Amazing history as you follow the life of Lt Gen (Brig. later) John Murray. Augustus William was from first wife. Augustus William Murrays descendents are located from Australia to England. Augustus William Murray was born circa 1812. He was the son of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor.
     Augustus William Murray and George Freeman Murray, Ellen Butler O'Connor, Sydney Murray, Jemima or Janina? Murray, Harriett Murray, Emily Murray, Mary Maria Murray, Jane Euphemia Murray, Rev Henry Murray, James Horatio Murray and Arthur Murray were beneficiaries in Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor's will dated 2 May 1841.
     Augustus died on 18 March 1894 in Limassol, Cyprus.
     His will was proved on 4 September 1894 at London. Augustus William Murray of Limassol, Cyprus, Lieutenant General in teh Armym C.B. died 18 March 1894.Granted to Roland Lyons Nosworth Michell, Commissioner of Limassol. Effectss 5929. Resworn Nov 1894 £6324.

Catherine Quinn Murray

(circa 1868 - 6 August 1916)
     Catherine Quinn Murray was born circa 1868.
     Catherine Quinn Murray married John Colbert in 1885 in Victoria.
     Catherine died on 6 August 1916 in 24 Davison St, Richmond, Victoria. COLBERT.-On the 6th? August, at her residence... Davison street, North Richmond, Catherine dearly beloved wife of John Colbert, and loving mother of John, Robert, William, and the late Elizabeth (formerly of Sale), and loved fond daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Murray, aged 48 years. By request, no flowers. She was buried on 9 August 1916 in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Victoria.

Children of Catherine Quinn Murray and John Colbert

Charles Freeman Murray

(22 October 1860 - )
     Charles Freeman Murray was born on 22 October 1860 He was christened 6 Dec 1860 in Kurrachee/Karachi?, India (now Pakistan). He was the son of James Florence Murray and Marianne Ryder.
     Charles Freeman Murray married Emily Louisa Elizabeth Lascells Marston on 12 August 1884 in St John the Evangelist, Hammersmith, Middlesex.

Rev Charles Hume? Murray

(1805 - 26 December 1844)
     Rev Charles Hume? Murray was born in 1805 in America. He was the son of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor and Elilzabeth Hume.
     Charles matriculated at Peterhouse, Cambridge University, between 1822 and 1830. Murray, Charles. Adm. pens. at Peterhouse, Nov. 19, 1822. Of America.[3rd] son of J., Major-General (sometime Lieut.-Governor of Demerara). Matric. Lent, 1823; B.A. 1827; M.A. 1830.
     Rev Charles Hume? Murray married Frederica Jane Groves on 4 October 1824 in London. At London, Charles Murray esq. of St Peter’s College, Cambridge, third son of Major General John Murray to Frederica Jane, second daughter of the late Frederick Groves, esq. Charles He was ordained in 1827 as deacon, Appointed Stipendiary Curate at Clothall 1829; ordained priest 1829 Appointed Stipendiary Curate at Newnham; 1830 Appponted Rector of Ashe between 1827 and 1844. He christened John Murray on 14 April 1838 in Paris.
     Rev Charles Hume? Murray and Frederica Jane Groves appeared on the 1841 census in Ashe, Hampshire. Charles Murray 35, clergyman, Frederica Murray 35, Euphemia Murray 15, Jane Murray 10, Eliza Groves 70, Independent - none born in the county; plus servants Elizabeth Edwards 70 William Nathy 30, Victoria Nathy 25, Martha Milbourne 30, John Smith 25, Lucy Taylor 15.
     Charles died on 26 December 1844 in Ashe, Overton, Hampshire, England. On the 26th inst, aged 40, the Rev Charles Murray, of Ashe near Overton, Hants, eldest surviving son of the late Lieutenant General John Murray. He was buried on 1 January 1845 in All Souls, Kensall Green, London, Middlesex. The Reverend Charles Murray, of Brooke House, Upper Clapton, Clapham, aged 40.

Children of Rev Charles Hume? Murray and Frederica Jane Groves

Daughter Murray

(13 April 1820 - )
     Daughter Murray was born on 13 April 1820 The Morning Post on 3 May 1820 reported: On the 12..? April at Paris, the lady of Major General John NMurray, of a daughter in Paris, France. She was the daughter of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor.

Sir David Murray

     Sir David Murray lived at Tullibardine, Perthshire, Scotland. He was born in Perthshire, Scotland.

Child of Sir David Murray

Ellen Murray

(20 April 1827 - 22 April 1916)
     Ellen Murray was born on 20 April 1827 in London?, England. She was his last child. She was the daughter of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor and Ellen Butler O'Connor. Ellen Murray was christened on 12 June 1829 in West Twyford, Ealing, Middlesex. She and James Florence Murray, Mary Ann Margaret Denty, Jemima or Janina? Murray and Sydney Murray witnessed Rev Henry Murray and Louisa Frances Denty's wedding on 9 February 1848 in Tamerton Foliot, Plympton St Mary RD, Devon.
     Ellen Murray married William Eastwood Carruthers Tench, son of Humphrey John Tench and Maria Unknown, in 1858 in Ontario, Canada. He was of Drummondville, Niagara Falls, Ontario. They appeared on the 1861 census..
     Ellen died on 22 April 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, aged 89. Mrs. WILLIAM EASTWOOD CARROUTHERS TENCH, the last of the twenty-two children of the late Lieut. Gen John Murray, Governor of Demerara and Georgetown, British Guiana, at the end of the eighteenth and early part of the nineteenth centuries, died on Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J A D Vickers, in Chicago, Ill. She was born in Little Ealing, London, England and was in her eighty-ninth year. Mrs. Tench was educated at Versailles, France during the reign of Louis Phillipe. (New York Times).. She was buried on 25 April 1916 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
     Her will was proved on 14 May 1918. Ellen Tench of the City of Niagara Falls, Welland, Canada, widow, died 22 April 1916. Adminstration (with will limited) granted to A F Forster, solicitor attorney of Frederick Tench. Effects £17952.

Ellen Eliza Florence Murray

(circa 31 July 1845 - )
     Ellen Eliza Florence Murray was born circa 31 July 1845 in Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland. Privately baptised at St Mary's.. She was the daughter of James Florence Murray and Eliza Sisson. Ellen Eliza Florence Murray was christened on 1 October 1845 in Tamerton Foliot, Devon.
     Ellen Eliza Florence Murray married John Henry Harries on 16 March 1867 in St Anne, Wandsworth, Surrey, England.

Ellen Louisa Murray

(29 November 1850 - 1883)
     Ellen Louisa Murray was born on 29 November 1850 in 3 South Pde, Chelsea, London. She was the daughter of Rev Henry Murray and Louisa Frances Denty. Ellen Louisa Murray was christened on 6 January 1851 in St Luke, Chelsea, London.
     Ellen Louisa Murray married Henry Napier MacRae CBE on 8 August 1877 in Meean Meer (Mian Mir), Lahore, Punjab (Bengal Presidency), India (now Pakistan). The Times of India reported: Aug 8 at Meean Meer Henry Napier McRae, 45th Rattrays Sikhs to Ellen Louisa, daughter of the Rev H Murray, Senior Chaplain Bengal Eccl Establishment.
     Ellen died in 1883.

Children of Ellen Louisa Murray and Henry Napier MacRae CBE

Ellen Louisa Mary Murray

(27 December 1889 - )
     Ellen Louisa Mary Murray was born on 15 October 1889 in India. She was the daughter of John Oldham Denty Murray and Mary Ann Sally Bird. Ellen Louisa Mary Murray was christened on 27 December 1889 in Sitapur, India.

Emily Murray

(before 1825 - 27 April 1850)
     Emily Murray was born before 1825. She was the daughter of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor.
     Emily Murray and George Freeman Murray, Ellen Butler O'Connor, Sydney Murray, Jemima or Janina? Murray, Harriett Murray, Mary Maria Murray, Jane Euphemia Murray, Augustus William Murray, Rev Henry Murray, James Horatio Murray and Arthur Murray were beneficiaries in Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor's will dated 2 May 1841.
     Emily died on 27 April 1850. Vinod Moonesingle wrote on 10 March 2016: Gen Murray's will says he had a daughter, Emily. I had been looking for the Gen Murray who was the father of Emily Murray, who is buried at the Pettah Cemetery in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. She died on 27 April 1850, aged 27 years, so she must have been born about 1823, which fits with Emily Murray in your page. She married Francis Augustus Sabonadiere (1823-1891), the son of Alfred Sabonardiere, the Protestant pastor of Meaux. I don't know the date of the marriage, but Sabonadiere first arrived in Sri Lanka in 1839. Mr & Mrs Sabonadiere arrived in Galle on the steamer Precoursor on 26 June 1846, so they must have been married in early 1846. Sabonadiere may have met her while on a trip back to Guernsey to meet his family. His mother was the daughter of the Dean of Guernsey..

Emily Frances Torrens Murray

(5 May 1853 - )
     Emily Frances Torrens Murray was christened on 5 May 1853 in Friern Barnet, Middlesex. She was baptised by her father of Colney Hatch, who was chaplain of the Middlesex county lunatic asylum. She was the daughter of Rev Henry Murray and Louisa Frances Denty.

Euphemia Eliza Murray

(30 March 1826 - )
     Euphemia Eliza Murray was christened on 30 March 1826 in St Benedict's, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. She was the daughter of Rev Charles Hume? Murray and Frederica Jane Groves.
     Euphemia Eliza Murray appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Rev Charles Hume? Murray and Frederica Jane Groves in Ashe, Hampshire.
     Euphemia Eliza Murray and Frederica Jane Groves were recorded on the 1851 census in 13 Marine Pde, Dover, Kent. Elizabeth Groves, head, unmarried, 80, fundholder, born London, Mdx; with Frederica Murray, niece, widow, 47, fundholder, born Westminster, Eupemia Murray, unmarried, 25, fundholder, born Cambridgeshie, and a servant.

Euphemia Jamima Murray (Lady Stepney)

(25 August 1802 - 3 August 1874)
     Euphemia Jamima Murray (Lady Stepney) was born on 25 August 1802 in France. She was the daughter of General John Murray of Castle Murray, Queen’s County and of Glenalla, County Donegal in Ireland and they had two sons. She was the daughter of General John Murray and Maria Pascoe. Euphemia Jamima Murray (Lady Stepney) was christened on 31 March 1819 in St Mary le Strand, Westminster.
     Euphemia Jamima Murray (Lady Stepney) married John Cowell Stepney as his second wife, on 19 November 1823 in St Giles, Staple Grove, Somerset, England. On Wednesday last at Staple-grove, near Taunton, Euphemia Jemima/Jamima, eldest daughter of General John Murray and sister to Major-General Murray, Lt Governor of Demerara, to Major Stepney Cowell, of the Coldstream Guards.
For more on this family see http://www.llanelli-history.i12.com/people_john_cowell_stepney.htm with a possible portrait of Euphemia.
They had 2 sons [James Charles] Murray Cowell (1824–54) and Sir [Emile Algernon] Arthur [Keppel] Cowell-Stepney, 2nd baronet (1834-1909).. Euphemia Jamima Murray (Lady Stepney) and John Stepney Cowell witnessed Dr Hugh Chudleigh Standert and Euphemia Searle? Murray's wedding on 9 September 1824 in St George, Hanover Square, London, Middlesex.
     Euphemia died on 3 August 1874 in 5 St George's Place, Hyde Park Corner, London, aged 71. She was aged 70. The funeral took place shortly after in London and Sir John Cowell Stepney decided to retire from politics as Member of Parliament for the Carmarthenshire Boroughs. Sir John’s younger son, Emile Algernon Arthur Keppell Cowell Stepney, followed in his political footsteps, the older son James Charles Murray Cowell having been killed in action in 1854.
She and her husband are buried in Kensall Green Cemetery..

Euphemia Searle? Murray

(circa 1806 - before 30 January 1862)
     Euphemia Searle? Murray was born circa 1806 She may be the Euphemia Jamima Murray baptised 31 Mar 1819 at St Mary le Strand, London, born 25 August 1802, daughter of John & Maria, but this is more likely her aunt. in Stackhouse?, Newfoundland. She was the daughter of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor.
     Euphemia Searle? Murray married Dr Hugh Chudleigh Standert on 9 September 1824 in St George, Hanover Square, London, Middlesex. Hugh Chudleigh Stander, doctor of medicine, a bachelor of Taunton, Somerset & Euphemia Murray Searle, spinster, minor of this parish were married by licence by and with the consent of Major General John Murray the guardian appointed to the said minor by the High Court of Chancery, 9 Sep 1824. Both signed in the presence of John Murray, W H Vickey, Euphemia Jemima Cowell, John Murray jr, Stepney Cowell.
     Euphemia Searle? Murray and Dr Hugh Chudleigh Standert appeared on the 1841 census in East Reach, Taunton, St Mary Magdalen, Somerset. Hugh Standert, 35, Surgeon, Euphemia 30, Frederick 15.
     Euphemia Searle? Murray was recorded on the 1851 census in Laycroft House?, West Monkton, Somerset. Euphemia Standert, head, widow, 45, fundholder, born Stackhouse? Newfoundland; Maria McKillip, sister & visitor, 21 ... RN wife, born Ealing, Mdx, Henry McKillip 11 nephew, 10? Months, Elizth Maria Eagles, visitor, unmarried, 74/6 , annuitant, born Bristol, St Augustines; Elizth Ann Gaye 52, visitor, surgeon's wife; Martha Soller 23 Maria Hopkins 25 Elizth Wale 42, servants.
     Euphemia Searle? Murray and Frederick Chudleigh Searle Standert appeared on the 1861 census in Lodge Place, London, St Marylebone. Euphemia Standert, widow, 52, fundholder, born Newfoundland; Frederick C Standert, son, 35, gentleman, born Taunton, Anne M Standert 37, daughter in law, born Taunton, Francis Cole 59, butler, Sarah C Cole 50, visitor, Emma Neal 21, servant.
     Euphemia's death was registered in the quarter ending before 30 January 1862 in London, Marylebone RD, Middlesex. She was buried on 30 January 1862 in All Souls, Kensall Green, London, Middlesex. Euphemia Standert, of 19 Mortimer St, St Marylebone.

Child of Euphemia Searle? Murray and Dr Hugh Chudleigh Standert

Francis Sissons Murray

(26 August 1858 - )
     Francis Sissons Murray was born on 26 August 1858 He was christened 24 Sep 1858. He probably came to Australia: MURRAY—MACQUEEN.—March 11, at St. Barnabas Church, Glebe, by the Rev. Joseph Barnier, assisted by the Rev. Thomas B. Tress, Francis Sisson Murray, C.E., L.S., son of Colonel James Florence Murray, Government Secretary, Jersey, to Florence Mabel, daughter of Farquhar Alexander Macqueen, Union Bank of Australia, Sydney in Colaba, Bombay, Bombay Presidency, India. He was the son of James Florence Murray and Marianne Ryder.

Francis Thomas Murray

(28 October 1887 - )
     Francis Thomas Murray was born on 28 October 1887 in West Bengal, India. He was the son of John Oldham Denty Murray and Mary Ann Sally Bird. Francis Thomas Murray was christened on 1 January 1888 in Bara Banki, India.

Frederica Murray

(circa 1826 - 4 August 1906)
     Frederica Murray was born circa 1826. She was the daughter of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor.
     Frederica Murray married Edmund Wensley Tench, son of Humphrey John Tench and Maria Unknown, on 10 June 1871 in Drummondville, Welland, Ontario, Canada. He was the son of Humphrey John & Maria Tench. He was aged 52 and she was 45..
     Frederica died on 4 August 1906 in Welland, Ontario, Canada.

Freeman Murray

(16 November 1803 - )
     Freeman Murray was born on 16 November 1803. He was the son of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor and Maria Unknown. Freeman Murray was christened on 3 June 1814 in St Mary le Strand, Westminster, Middlesex. Freeman son of John& Maria Murray, of Somerset Palce, Lt General, late96th Regt, born Nov 16 1803.

Colonel Freeman Murray

(16 November 1803 - 14 April 1885)
     Colonel Freeman Murray was born on 16 November 1803 in Valenciennes, France. He was the son of General John Murray and Maria Pascoe. Colonel Freeman Murray was christened on 3 June 1814 in St Mary le Strand, Westminster.
     Colonel Freeman Murray married Catherine Elizabeth Dundas on 21 August 1832 in St George Hanover Sqare, London, Middlesex. Colonel Freeman Murray witnessed Sir Arthur Wellesley Torrens KCB and Maria Jane Murray (Lady Torrens)'s wedding on 31 August 1832 in St Marylebone, Westminster.
     Colonel Freeman Murray served in the military in 1835. He was appointed Captain 29 May 1835.
     He may have been the Lt Col Freeman Murray, 72 Montagnards, Adm du Government in Quebec in 1852, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
     He was the Governor of Bermuda between 1854 & 1861.
     Colonel Freeman Murray appeared on the 1871 census in West Terrace villa, Colchester, St Botloph, Essex. Freeman Murray, head, mrd, 66 Major Genl , Comm... Eastern District, born France, British Subject; his wife Catherine E Murray, 65, born London, Mdx with a servant and a cook.
     He may have been the Gen Freeman Murray who was in charge of the 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment in Australia in 1873.
     Freeman died on 14 April 1885 in Florence, Italy, aged 81.
     His will was proved on 13 July 1885 at the Principal Probate Registry, London, England.

George Freeman Murray

(19 January 1863 - )
     George Freeman Murray was born on 19 January 1863 in Meean Meer (Mian Mir), Lahore, Punjab (Bengal Presidency), India (now Pakistan). He was the son of John Arthur Murray and Mary Ann Margaret Denty. George Freeman Murray was christened on 20 March 1863 in Meean Meer (Mian Mir), Lahore Punjab (Bengal Presidency). His father was described as: assistant Pongee Timber Agency. Baptised by Henry Murray..
     George Freeman Murray lived at Lynn, Massachusetts, USA, 1893.
     George Freeman Murray married secondly Grace Etrulia Bodine on 21 May 1899 in Manhattan, New York, USA.
     George Freeman Murray was mentioned in the will of Kate Florence Murray dated 23 September 1949.

Child of George Freeman Murray and Grace Etrulia Bodine

George Freeman Murray

(30 October 1888 - before 23 September 1949)
     George Freeman Murray was born on 30 October 1888 in Brooklyn, New Jersey, USA. He was the son of George Freeman Murray and Grace Etrulia Bodine. George Freeman Murray may have also been born January 1889 New York, New York, USA. He may have also been born 30 October 1890 Brooklyn, New Jersey.
     George Freeman Murray appeared on the 1900 census in Brooklyn Ward 17, New York, Kings, New York, USA. Joseph Murray 58, Mary Murray 53, Hannah Murray 25, Mary J Murray 22, Emily Murray 15, George F Murray 11, born Jan 1889, New York, son.
     George Freeman Murray married Elizabeth Unknown.
     George Freeman Murray lived at 40 Bengenline Ave, Gothenburg, New Jersey, USA, 5 October 1932.
     George Freeman Murray lived at 6900 Bengenline Ave, Guttenburg, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA, between April 1942 and 20 September 1949. In 1942 he was employed by the American Can Company, of 317 St Paul's Avenue, jersey City, Hudosn county, New Jersey.
     George died before 23 September 1949.

Children of George Freeman Murray

George Freeman Murray

(21 June 1809 - 10 December 1866)
     George Freeman Murray was born on 21 June 1809
in St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. He was the son of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor.
     The Sydney gazette and NSW advertiser on 12 Sep 1828 advertised: 65th Ditto-To be Ensigns, without purchase. George Freeman Murray, gent vice Ponsonby, appointed to the 70th Foot. This was originally gazetted on 25 April 1828.
     George Freeman Murray married Kitty Wallace in 1829? In Ireland. A patron submission in FamilySearch suggests c. 1829 in Ireland. The entry comes from Casey's O'Kief, Coshe Mange, Slieve Lougher and Upper Blackwater in Ireland.
     In January 1839 he was promoted to Captain by purchase in the 65th Foot.
     George Freeman Murray and Ellen Butler O'Connor, Sydney Murray, Jemima or Janina? Murray, Harriett Murray, Emily Murray, Mary Maria Murray, Jane Euphemia Murray, Augustus William Murray, Rev Henry Murray, James Horatio Murray and Arthur Murray were beneficiaries in Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor's will dated 2 May 1841. He was to inherit the swron presented to his father by the inhabitant of the colony of Berbice, British Guiana.
     The 65th Regiment sailed to New South Wales from England, provided guards on convict ships during 1845 and 1846. Two companies of the regiment were moved in 1846 to the Bay of Islands, NZ, but arrived after the fighting ended. Other detachments were stationed in Auckland. By 1847 the whole regiment had been moved to Wellington, a detachment of which took part in the skirmish at Horokiri. Companies of the 65th relieved the garrison of the 58th Regiment in Wanganui and took part in the fighting there. The regiment remained in garrison in Wellington and Wanganui for 14 years. The 65th Regiment was the only British regiment to serve in both the fighting in the 1840s and the 1860s.
     A Captain George Freeman Murray was appointed a magistrate in Wellington, New Zealand.
     http://hicketypip.tripod.com/officers65th.htmstates: Highest rank in New Zealand – Brevet Lieut. Colonel (Major - Army rank), Promotion record - Ensign 26 April 1828, Lieutenant 29 June 1832, Captain 5 January 1839, Brev. Major 11 November 1851, Major 15 June 1860, Brev Lieut. Colonel 26 October 1858, Lieut. Colonel 17 April 1867, Colonel 30 January 1863. Retired full pay Major General April 1866.
Served - Demerara West Indies Dec 1829 - April 1838; America April 1838; Australian Colonies May 1846, Taranaki 1 March 1860 - 14 September 1860.
NZS - Arrived in Wellington from Wanganui on the Govt. Brig Victoria 16 March 1849.
NZS - Attended Governor's Queen's birthday levee in Wellington 24 May 1849.
TH – Arrived in New Plymouth from Auckland on the Zingari 13 August 1855.
TH - commanded contingent that arrived in New Plymouth from Wellington on Duke of Portland 6 September 1855. Departed New Plymouth on the Wonga Wonga 26 July 1861 for Wanganui.
TH – Arrived in New Plymouth on the Wonga Wonga from Wanganui 15 January 1862. In command of detachment guarding stores at Whatawhata 26 January 1864.
Departed UK on the John Calvin, arrived in New Zealand on the Java, departed on the Hero.
Battles – Waireka.
His photograph included in PAColl-1951-1-01 at the Alexander Turnbull Library web site
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     The London gazette advertised on 11 Nov 1851: George Freeman Murray, 65th Foot to be Major.
     George Freeman Murray appeared on the 1861 census in Duke St, Devonport, Stoke Damerel, Devon. A vague possibility: George S Murray 66, widower, Gun searcher, born Canterbury, Kent; Thomas C Philp 26, son in law, grocer, born Devonport, Charlotte Philp 26, daughter born Ionian Islands, Corfu; grand children Charlotte Philp 4, George Philp 1; John Philp 70, brother, widower, out pensioner, Chelsea, born St Vincent, West Indies; Henry Philp 64, brother, ditto, born Hyth, Kent; Robert Philp 19 nephew, born Woolwich, Kent.
     George died on 10 December 1866 in 8 Stoke Terrace, Devonport, Stoke Damerel, Devon, aged 57. The London gazette advertised on 17 April 1866, Brevet-Colonel George Freeman Murray of the 65th Foot, retires upon full-pay. He had been appointed Colonel on 30 Jan 1863.
     His will was proved on 9 January 1867 at the Principal Probate Registry, London. The will of George Freeman Murray formerly Colonel of HM 65th Regiment of Foot but late of 8 Stoke Tce, Stoke Damerel, Devon, a Major General in HM Army deceased who died 10 Dec 1866 at 8 Stoke Tce afsd was proved at the PPR by the oath of Kitty Murray of 8 Stoke Tce afsd, widow the relict and sole executrix.

Children of George Freeman Murray and Kitty Wallace