↑ Death Certificate, Charles D. Murdoch born ca. 1901, Department of Health, City of New York for Charles D. Murdock, male, white, single, salesman, age 22, father Charles Murdoch, Mother Nellie Mulligan, usual residence 135 Milton St., Brooklyn, NY, autopsysays death by "hemothroax," caused by "bullet".
Source: S278 Title: Census, 1910 Charles A. Murdoch, Manhattan, New York Publication: Name: Name: State New York, County New York, City Manhattan ward 18, Supervisor district 1, enumeration district 960, sheet 1B, enumeration date 18 Apr 1910. Many things are illegible in the online database record;; NOTEMEDI: Census/Tax DATE: 7 Sep 2008 _ITALIC: Y _PAREN: Y
Source: S293 Title: Census, 1920 Charles A. Murdoch, Manhattan, New York Publication: Name: Name: State New York, County New York, City Manhattan District 3, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 258, sheet 6B, Enumeration Date 3 apr 1920.;; NOTEMEDI: Census/Tax DATE: 7 Sep 2008 _ITALIC: Y _PAREN: Y
N1524this man or his brother was shot in NY aged 21 "for no apparent reason" [Colin Murdock's tree]. The other died young of pneumonia. this man or his brother was shot in NY aged 21 "for no apparent reason" [Colin Murdock's tree]. The other died young of pneumonia.
"Charles D" given in US census 1910
Also this son died of a gunshot wound at age 21 (case neversolved), and his brother died at age 2 possibly of pneumonia.
1920 17, with parents in Manhattan, New York. Machinist at Burden? Co. [There's a Henry Burden Patent Railroad Ship and Boat Spikes Company in Troy, NY [Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 3, Issue 1. The Troy Iron and Nail factory. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burden_Iron_Works. Troy is in upstate NY
Barbara Carter's 22 Aug 1967 letter to Kay Wilson says that "Charles'(b. 1868) children both died, one boy of pneumonia and one of unexplained gun shot wounds in New York City at about 21. This was never solved by the police."
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