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Lillita Louise (McMurray) Chaplin (1908 - 1995)

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Lillita Louise "Lita Gray" Chaplin formerly McMurray aka Grey
Born in Hollywood, California, USAmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married (to ) in Mexicomap
Descendants descendants
Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 9 Jul 2014 | Last significant change: 23 Nov 2018
15:12: Gil Davis edited the Biography and Nicknames for Lillita Louise (McMurray) Chaplin (1908-1995). (added cemetery) [Thank Gil for this]
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Biography

Lillita McMurray was born in 1908, in Hollywood, California.

Lillita used the name "Lita Grey" while pursuing her acting career in Hollywood. She had a small role in Charlie Chaplin film 'The Gold Rush' in 1924.

She married Charles Chaplin Sr. when she was 16 years old on 26 November 1924 in Empalme, Mexico. In May 1925, she had her first child, Charles Jr. By March 1926, she had her second child, Sydney. They divorced in 1927.

She married Henry Aguirre, Jr. on 21 Sep 1936 in Orange, California. [1]

She married Arthur F. Day, Jr. on 8 Jul 1938 in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles, California.[2]

In April 1935, she was living in England, per the 1940 US Census.

In 1940, she was in New York City with Arthur.

... She passed away in Los Angeles, California on 29 Dec 1995.

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Sources

  1. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8FN-MDZ : accessed 18 April 2016), Henry Aguirre and Lillita Louise Chaplin, 21 Sep 1936; citing Orange, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2,051,139.
  2. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8V7-J1H : accessed 18 April 2016), Arthur F Day and Lillita Louise Chaplin Aguirre, 08 Jul 1938; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2,114,223.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHQF-1G8 : accessed 18 April 2016), Lillita Mcmurry in household of William E Curry, Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing sheet 12B, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,106.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQSG-77M : accessed 18 April 2016), Arthur Day, Assembly District 15, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-1388, sheet 11A, family 94, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 2657.


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