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Murrell, George Michael, 1808-1894



  • Existence: 1808-04-08 - 1894-03-31

biographical statement

Son of John Murrell and Elizabeth Dietrich; clerk in a Cleveland, TN mercantile store owned by Lewis Ross, brother of John Ross; husband of Minerva Ross (eldest daughter of Lewis Ross). George Murrell was appointed by Pres. Jackson to assist in the removal of the Cherokees from TN to Indian Territory. Built a residence near Park Hill named "Hunter's Home" also known as Murrell House.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara Clement and Leonard LaFerry collection of Richard Shanafelt - Rough Riders ephemera

Identifier: 2014-041
Scope and Contents Photograph of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry, also know as Roosevelt's Rough Riders, taken in San Antonio, TX in 1905; a group photo of an unidentified group of adults and children, Perry, OK; color [laser or ink jet] print of a portrait of Dick Shanafelt, Troop D; three black/white snapshots of the exterior of the Murrell House in Tahlequah, OK; manuscript notebook labeled "Ingleside Club 1895-"; manuscript record book for the Joseph A. Wahl Auxillary of the United Spanish War Veterans; record...
Dates: 1895 - 1997

George Michael Murrell Home

Identifier: 2006.012.12
Scope and Contents From the Item: Consists of materials pertaining to Oklahoma and Oklahomans in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.The Oklahoma Collection subsumes the old Oklahoma Ephemera, Oklahoma Historical Photos and Docs and Oklahoma Maps collections. Ephemera was a remnant of the McFarlin Reference Department's vertical files, the larger portion having been sent to the Tulsa City-County Library, which was kept during the late 1940s through the 1970s. The ephemera is comprised of press cuttings from...
Dates: 1864 - 1991