Adam Murray in Ireland
Adam MURRAY was born in Ireland and was the eldest son of James MURRAY and Anne PATTERSON. Adam married Hannah RICHARDSON who was the daughter of Thomas RICHARDSON, Esquire of Bloom Hill, County Tyrone, Ireland. Adam MURRAY died in 1812.
Adam MURRAY and Hannah RICHARDSON raised the following family:
i. James MURRAY, of Bloom Hill, Co. Tyrone. James proudly displayed the sword of Adam MURRAY, his great-grandfather at the 1788 Centenary Celebration in Londonderry. The activities were to commemorate the "shutting of the gates" and the sword symbolizes Adam MURRAY's slaying of the enemy French Commander during the siege. James MURRAY, of Bloom Hill, died unmarried in 1822.
Children of Thomas MURRAY and Rose BOND:
2. James MURRAY, who was born 24 December 1802.
iii. Elizabeth MURRAY. Elizabeth married James ELLIS and apparently no children were born to this couple.
iv. Sarah MURRAY. Sarah married William BOND, Esquire of Clooney.
Children of John ALEXANDER and Hannah MURRAY:
1. Rev. Samuel ALEXANDER, Rector of Termon.
2. Hannah ALEXANDER, who was born about 1806.
vi. Isabella MURRAY. Isabella died unmarried
vii. Dorothea MURRAY. Dorothea died unmarried.