James Leaing McMurrin

26 March 1864–7 August 1902

Born 26 March 1864 in Salt Lake City. Son of Joseph McMurrin and Margaret Leaing. Married Mary Jacobson, 16 March 1887; seven children. Practiced plural marriage. Called to presidency of British Mission, 9 October 1898. Returned from mission, 26 June 1901. Died 7 August 1902 in Salt Lake City.[1]


[1] James Leaing McMurrin entry, no. 301, Missionary Department, Missionary Registers, 1860–1959, Book C, 96, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; Cache County, County Clerk, Marriage Records, 1887–1966, Certificates A–C, 1887–1915, 16 Mar. 1887, p. 8, microfilm 430301/DGS 4540805, FamilySearch Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; “Death Claims Mary McMurrin,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 27 Oct. 1949, A15; “Naomi McMurrin,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, UT, Memorial ID: 92712379, Find a Grave database, accessed 14 Dec. 2023, findagrave.com; “England-Born Woman, 86, Dies in Logan,” Salt Lake Tribune, 21 Sept. 1950, 14; “J. L. M’Murrin Dead,” Salt Lake Herald, 8 Aug. 1902, 8.