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Nathaniel Moore McMurrin
June 13, 1853–October 14, 1918
Nathaniel Moore McMurrin, was born in Ireland, June 13th, 1853, and died at his home near Anamosa Oct. 4th, 1918. He came to Iowa with his parents in 1857 and lived on a farm near Morley. He spent most of his life farming in Jones county. He was married to Mary Wells Sept. 4th, 1895, to whom were born eight children, one child having died in infancy. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Mae VanVoltenburg and Mrs. Matilda Benesheck, and five boys, Dewey, Willie, Albert, Elvin and Glenn, besides two grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Mershon of Mt. Carroll, Illinois and five brothers, John of Wyoming, David of Becker, Minn., James of Anamosa, Robert and Albert of Cherokee.
He had been suffering from paralysis for nearly a year. He was a great believer in honesty and sobriety. His greatest pleasure was to be at his home, with his family.

Submitted by: Dawn Townsend

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