James C. Murray was born June 18, 1839 in Ireland. He came to the United States in May, 1858, at the age of 18. He settled in Huron County, Ohio, where he met his future bride, Catherine Guthrie. They married on April 28, 1862 and were the parents of nine children.

Their son, James Lawrence Murray, was born on June 4, 1867 in Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio. He married Catherine Rose McMahon on October 24, 1905. They were also the parents of nine children.

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And here is a link to our research about the Murray family on rootsweb:
Murray Family CrestWedding Portrait of James Lawrence Murray and Catherine Rose McMahonWedding Portrait of James Lawrence Murray and Catherine Rose McMahonJames Lawrence, Jr. and Robert Patrick MurrayGeorge Leonard MurrayJames C. Murray Catherine Guthrie Wakeman Huron County OhioWakeman School Huron County Ohio Third Grade Class 1919 Miss ElmsAl, George and LouisMonroeville (Huron County, Ohio) Class of 1928 PicturePaul Murray, 1929 Wakeman High School Basketball TeamPaul Murray, 1932 Wakeman High School Basketball TeamAl and Lou Murray, 1936 Wakeman High School Basketball TeamLouis Daugherty, 1941 Class of Wakeman High SchoolLou Murray (late 1940s) in the "Beautiful Baby Contest"1950:  Lou Murray and Berten Keith