Murrays in Edinburgh
Alexander Murray Edinburgh Wine Merchant
Alexander MURRAY was born 22 January 1824 in Edinburgh. He was a son of Alexander MURRAY and Janet MOFFAT. In 1848, Alexander was living on St. Patrick's Square in Edinburgh where he met Isabella Mathison BANKS. On 18 September 1851 Alexander married Isabella BANKS in the St. Cuthbert's district of Edinburgh. She was born 17 June 1828 in the St. Cuthbert's district and was the daughter of Alexander BANKS and Ann BAIN. Alexander MURRAY worked as a Grocer and Wine Merchant and he and Isabella raised a family while living at 17 Cumin Place in Edinburgh. (see photo at right, click for larger image)
Alexander MURRAY died on 18 December 1899 in Edinburgh and Isabella Banks MURRAY died on 22 March 1908 in Edinburgh.
Children of Alexander MURRAY and Isabella BANKS:
i. Alexander Dalton MURRAY, who was born about 05 December 1852 in Edinburgh. Alexander became a Medical Doctor and on 10 January 1877, he married Jessie Manuel MILLAR in Edinburgh.
ii. William George MURRAY, who was born on 16 June 1856 in Edinburgh. William married Christina AIKMAN on 06 December 1881 in Edinburgh.
iii. Annie Bain MURRAY, who was born 06 September 1859 in Edinburgh. Annie never married and died at 17 Cumin Place on 14 November 1926.
iv. Janet Violet MURRAY, who was born 11 October 1861 in Edinburgh. Janet died on 10 December 1935 in Edinburgh.