Ellen Murray

b. August 4, 1888
    Aberlady, Scotland; Fife Shire
d. May 20, 1949 at age 60

John A. Hurley

b. September 2, 1896
d. May 6, 1968 at age 71



Jean Agnes Hurley
Catherine Veronica Hurley
Josephine Frances Hurley

Nell with children
(top) Nell holding niece Janet,
(middle row) Frank, Jean, Betty,
(bottom row) Kate, Jo, Richard

  • Nickname: Nell
  • "We bought a certified copy of Aunt Nell's birth record which shows her name was 'Helen', at which discovery I was thrilled!" (HMR) [Likely an error as all other records are for Ellen.]
  • "Ellen Murray graduated from M.M. Hospital Training School May 1917, finished course Sept. 1, 1917. Passed State Board Exams Nov. 24, 1917." (CMH)
  • "E. M. joined American red Cross May 1915. Received appointment to Camp Merritt N. J. June 18, 1918. Sick in hospital Sept 28, 1918 to Feb. 10, 1919. Received discharge from Army Sept 8, 1919. Joined Public Health Service Nov. 1920. Resigned Sept. 19, 1921. Died May 20, 1949 at Doctor's Hospital Washington, DC. of cancer, buried in Arlington May 23, 1949." (CMH)
  • Married John A. "Jack" Hurley July 16, 1921.
  • Both are buried in Arlington Cemetery, Sec. 13, Grave 768 (AMS).