Lewis Archibald Murray----------------------------------- Flora Mary MacKinnon (see MacKinnon)

 b.    24 Oct. 1876   Port Richmond,CBI.                                   b.     6 April 1882     New Canada, CBI.
 d.    24 Jan. 1965  West Bay Road, CBI.                                   d.   30 Sept. 1964    West Bay Road, CBI.
a. John    James   Murray  (Sgt.)
      b.    22 Apr.    1917
      d.      5 Apr.    1945...WW11
      b.    Holton Canadian War Cemetery, Holton, Netherlands.
      A search for John James Murray will take you to the Memorial Page for Sgt. John James Murray.
      I tried putting in a link , but I cannot get it to work. 

b. Dolena  Margaret  Murray  
    b.  24 Jan.   1918
     d. 18 March 2014
     b.  Princeville United Church Cemetery, Princeville, CBI.

    Margaret's obituary appears below.

c. Abraham  Peter   Murray
     b.  12 Apr. 1919-- Roseburn, Inv. Co. CBI.
     d.  21 Feb. 2017--Sydney, CBRM.

   Peters obituary appears below.

d. Josie Murray----- Peter MacLachlan        New page.
This page was last updated: February 25, 2017
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The Murray house - Big Brook, Inv.Co. CBI.
We found that Lewis (Louis) was a son of  James Murray, a fisherman, and Joanna McArthur 
They were married on 24 Jan. 1876 at River Inhabitants. 

N.S. Archives  has-


Year 1871--Book 1825---Page 36---Number 26

24 Jan. 1871 --River Inhabitants, Inv.Co. 

Presbyterian Church

James S Murray   age 35    Seaman --- Port Richmond, CBI.

Johanna McArthur  age 25  Spinster --- River Inhabitants, CBI.

James was a son of John Murray and  Kate Grant

Johanna was a daughter of Neil McArthur and  ------------MacKenzie

I cannot make out the mothers name.

Port Richmond is between what is now Point Tupper and Port Malcolm, CBI.

1891 Canadian Census

Nova Scotia...41  Richmond...River Inhabitants Page 20

Line 2 --------Murray,  James             M.   53   Head---------Ship Builder-----Farmer
        3         Murray, Johanna           F    47   Wife
        4         Murray,  John                M    27-  Son---------Sea Captain
        5         Murray,  Arthur A.          M    17   Son----------Fisherman
        6         Murray,  Lewis A.          M    15    Son
        7         Murray,  Nelson J.         M    13    Son
        8         Murray,  Frederick M.    M.    7     Son
        9         Murray,  Margreta S.     F.     5     Dau.

On Nova Scotia Archives we found the following:-

Delayed certificate of birth--

James Nelson Murray-- Prince Albert, Sask.   18 Sept. 1878
This was verified by sister Greta MacPherson.

Then marriage certificate for Greta Murray on Oct 9 1937 - Dau. of James and Johanna Murray, 
to  Arthur Gates MacPherson at Glace Bay, CBI.
Arthur was a son of Hugh and Johanna MacPherson
N.S. Archives -Birth-15 Nov. 1873 -  Arthur Alexander Murray  - Port Richmond, CBI.

N.S. Archives - Wedding 21 Oct. 1903- Arthur Alexander Murray 29 - Sadie Bell MacPherson,Sunnyside,Vic.Co

Son of James & Johanna Murray

Dau. of Hugh & Johanna MacPherson

1911 Census:-

N.S. C.B. South 34 Sydney Page 9

Line 25  Murray,   Arthur A.    Head    M      Nov. 1874 - age 37
        26  Murray , Sadie B.     Wife     F       Jul.  1879 --age 32
        27  Murray,  Annie L.     Dau.     F       Oct.  1905   age  6
        28  Murray,  Clifford N.   Son     M       Apr.  1906   age  5
        29  Murray,  Johanna     Dau.    F        Sep. 1909  age  2    

N.S. Archives - Arthur A Murray, 14 Pleasant St, Sydney, CBI. b. Port Richmond, CBI. Died from Angina, 25 Dec. 1935. He was a conductor for CNR.
1901 Canadian Census

Nova Scotia, Richmold, Port Malcolm, Page 1

Murray,  James -------M.    Head       W.    11  Nov. 1833-----age 68
              Arthur        M     Son          S.    15  Nov. 1873    age  27
              Louis         M     Son          S     24  Oct.  1876    age  24
              Nelson       M     Son          S.   10 Sep.   1878    age  22 
              Fred W.     M     Son          S     11  Oct.   1883    age 17
              Margreta   F      Dau          S.    25  Nov.  1885    age 15 

Johanna does not appear in the 1901 Census. She must have passed away in the period.
1911  Canadian Census

N.S. Richmond - 17  Hawkesbury.. Page 12

Murray,  James           M       Head             Nov. 1830  --------80
              Frederick      M       Son               Nov. 1884          26
              Etta               F        Dau-in-law    May  1881         30



Born: April 12th, 1919 
Passed in: SYDNEY
Passed on: February 21st, 2017 
Abraham Peter Murray, age 97, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Cove Guest Home, Sydney. Born in Roseburn, Inverness County on April 12, 1919, he was the son of the late Lewis Archibald and Flora Mary (MacKinnon) Murray. Peter was a person with incredible faith, and took great enjoyment from the fellowship of his church family. He enjoyed traveling to many conferences and meetings in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Peter attended the Berwick United Church Camp for more than 30 years and it was the highlight of his summer. He felt privileged to serve his church in various positions over the years including, Sunday school teacher, official board, honorary elder, St. Andrews’s men’s club, Maritime Conference representative, session member and Sydney United Church Brotherhood group. He was a faithful member of St. Andrews United Church up until its amalgamation and continued as a member of the United Heritage Church.
Peter moved to Sydney in the forties from his family farm in Big Brook, Cape Breton and worked in Sydney for many years. He served in the Seaman’s Club in Sydney, as well as various organizations during his time in Sydney. While at the Cove Guest Home, he was the resident council president. He worked in janitorial duties for the R.C.M.P., as well as medical services and the Department of Public Works. 
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his older brother, Sgt. John James Murray, who was killed in battle during WWII on April 4, 1945; sister, Dolena Margaret Murray (January 24, 1918 - March 18, 2014); adopted brother, John Ward; and brother-in-law, Peter Alexander MacLachlan (Oct 18, 1917 - May 17, 1974). 
Peter is survived by his sister, Josie MacLachlan, West Bay Center; nephew, James (Darlene) MacLachlan, Smith Falls, Ont.; niece, Florence MacLachlan, Truro; and nephew, Archie (Paula) MacLachlan, Port Hawkesbury. He was a grand uncle to Aaron MacLachlan, West Bay, Brianna Tremblay, Edmonton, Josie Marie MacLachlan and Lauren MacLachlan, Toronto. The family would like to thank the staff at the Cove Guest Home for the great care and compassion given to Peter over the past few years. Thank you, as well, to the many, many, many friends that visited Peter in his apartment and at the Cove Guest Home. He appreciated each and every visit. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sydney Memorial Chapel, Sydney, N.S. 
Funeral service from United Heritage Church on Saturday, March 4 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Rosemary Godin officiating. 
There will be no visitation, but a fellowship after the funeral in the church hall. Interment at a later date in the Princeville United Church Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Princeville United Church Cemetery c/o Florence MacLachlan, 441 Pictou Road, Truro, NS, B2N 2T6or a charity of your choice.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca. 

Dolena 'Margaret' Murray

Murray, Dolena Margaret – age 96, St. Peters formerly of Big Brook, Inverness County. Passed away on Tuesday, March18, 2014 in Richmond Villa, St. Peters.  Born in Roseburn, Inverness County on January 24, 1918.  She was a daughter of the late Lewis Archibald and Flora Mary (MacKinnon) Murray.
She devoted her life in caring for her parents and later worked at several motels in the Port Hawkesbury and Port Hastings area. She was a person with incredible faith, and took great enjoyment from the fellowship of her church family.  She felt privileged to serve her church in various positions over the years including choir member, church secretary, treasurer, janitor, trustee, steward, UCW Secretary and Treasurer.  She was a life member of The Foreign and British Bible Society.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her older brother, Sgt. John James Murray who was killed in battle during WW2 on April 4,1945 and brother-in-law, Peter MacLachlan.  She is survived by brother, A. Peter Murray, Sydney and sister, Josie MacLachlan, West Bay Road, nephew, James (Darlene) Smith Falls, Ontario; niece, Florence, Truro and nephew, Archie (Paula), Port Hawkesbury.  She was a grand aunt to Aaron and Brianna, Port Hawkesbury and Josie Maria and Lauren, Barrie, Ontario.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Richmond Villa for the great care and compassion given to Margaret over the years. There will be no visitation. Funeral Service from Princeville United Church on Saturday, March 22 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Richard Bowley officiating.  Interment at a later date in the Princeville Church Cemetery. A fellowship will follow after the funeral at the West Bay Road Fire Hall. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Princeville United Church or a charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. On line condolences may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com