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Reuben Murray (1744 - 1810)

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Reuben Murray
Born in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1766 (to 1792) in Kent,
Husband of — married about 1793 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Pompey, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 19 Apr 2019 | Created 10 Jan 2009
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Reuben Murray was born 17 Feb 1743 in Connecticut, the son of Jehiel & Mary (Way) Murray. [1] He married Sarah Guthrie, daughter of John & Abigail (Coe) Guthrie.

They were parents of Lucinda, Mary, Philo, Sarah, Reuben II, Heman, Allen Swift & Aurora.

After the death of wife Sarah (Guthrie) he married Sarah Knickerbocker about 1793.

In 1810 they were living in Pompey, New York where he died 26 Nov 1810.[2]

He was great grandfather to Britain's Winston Churchill. (needs source)


  1. Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
  2. 1810 US Federal Census, Pompey, NY...

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