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Sybil Maxine Murray

Birth: She was born in 1936 at Louisiana.  

Family Information: Daughter of Mack Herman "Jack" and Sarah (Brown) Murray.

Sister of Herman Murray.

Paternal grandparents were Emma and A.M. "Mack" Murray while her maternal grandparents were Hattie and Ed Brown.

Niece of Rufus, Charley and Opal Murray and Willie Brown.


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: In October 1936 she was working in the sewing room, upstairs in Apartments de Llano, with Mrs. Perkins in charge, where the weekly mending and patching was done. Mrs. Kemp cut the patches and Mrs. Jack Murray, with daughter, Sybil, rounded out the personnel. Though Sybil was very young and new at the job, she was "catching on rapidly."  

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: At some point prior to her death she married a Mr. Marshall.  

Death: She died in 2001 and was buried at Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.  

Sources: "Llano Colonist": October 3, 1936;  


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