Name: John Sumner Murray
From: The Boonville Standard,
Date: Friday, June 21, 1912
At the age of 71 years and one month, John S. Murray, one of Boonville's well-known citizens, passed away last Saturday shortly before the noon hour at his home on north Third street. He was the father of twelve children, nine of whom are living.
The funeral took place Monday afternoon. A service was held at the home at two o'clock, conducted by Rev. M. Crutchfield, following which the burial took place at Maple Grove cemetery.
Mr. Murray was born in Tennessee and came to Indiana at the age of ten years. He first resided at Rockport but later came to this city where he has since resided. He was married to Miss Sarah Ebright at Rockport. The wife survives the husband as do also nine children, as follows; Mrs. William Collins, Mrs. Mal Strain, Mrs. James Hemenway and Mrs. Demas Gentry, all of this city; Mrs. Rufus Cherry of Louisville, Ky.; Messrs. James Murray of this city; Joseph of Oklahoma; William of Linton, Ind., and Felix of California. Joseph and Felix were not here for their father's obsequies.