Biography of Hugh McMurray
Hancock County, OH Biographies

HUGH McMURRAY. farmer, P. 0. Van Buren. was born in Richland County, Ohio, November 4, 1832, son of James and Margaret (McHarry) McMurray, natives of Ireland. James McMurray was born May 2, 1800, and came to Canada July 3, 1821, shortly afterward removing to the United States. He was a farmer an active member of the Presbyterian Church, and an ardent Republican. His family consisted of eight children: William (deceased), Ann (deceased), James (deceased). Hugh, George (deceased), John H., Thomas H. and Margaret J. George was a member of the One Hundred and Eighteenth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and died in Andersonville Prison. Hugh, the subject of this sketch, came to this county in 1840, and has since resided here. He has a farm of 258 acres of land and a beautiful residence. He was united in marriage with Eliza Zarbaugh, a daughter of John Zarbaugh, an old resident of this county, now living in Van Buren. Our subject and wife have seven children living: Albina, born February 27, 1868; George, born February 22, 1870; Antonette, born December 27, 1872; Harry J., born November 2, 1874; Mary C., born December 12, 1877; Ardinell, born December 12, 1879, and John F., born February 4, 1883.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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