Amos John Murtha

Male 1889 - 1936  (47 years)


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  • Name Amos John Murtha  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 3 Aug 1889  Utica, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Oct 1936  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Person ID I21267  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Family Ancestors Loretta Rose Shanley,   b. 4 May 1890, Rome, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1970, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married May 1912  Rome, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Robert Amos Murtha,   b. 16 Jun 1915, Utica, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1962, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x2. Francis Michael Murtha,   b. 3 Mar 1917, Rome, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 2007, Mount Kisco, Westchester, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Helen Gertrude Murtha,   b. 26 Apr 1919, Rome, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1979, Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Rosemary Virginia Murtha,   b. 26 Apr 1913, Utica, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1977, Oswego, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Roberta Joan Murtha,   b. 27 Aug 1926, Rome Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1998, Liverpool, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x6. Agnes P. Murtha,   b. 17 Nov 1922, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 2000, Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x7. Anne Loretta Murtha,   b. 6 Jul 1921, Rome, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1997, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F7539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sandy Creek news., October 22, 1936, Page 5, Image 5

      The Pulaski Democrat., October 21, 1936, Page 1, Image 1
      Amos J. Murtha
      Dies Suddenly
      Popular Power Company:
      Manager And Citizen
      Stricken While Hunting
      Amos J. Murtha, 47, popular manager of the Niagara, Lockport & Ontario Power Company, died suddenly while hunting With friends three miles south of Orwell, about Monday afternoon. Mr. Murtha,[unreadable] James Manwaring, companions of the hunting trip. Mr. Glover hurried to, the nearest farm house and telephoned a call to Dr. F. E. MacCallum while Mr. 111,anwaring remained with his friend and attemped to revive him, but the stricken man died, in a very few minutes. Dr. MacCallum pronounced death due to coronary thrombosis and the body was released to Paul K. Foster, local undertaker. Mr. Murtha was widely known throughout the entire eastern end of the county where his dutiei‚ÄĘbrought him into daily contact with many people. He made friends easily and his thorough knowledge of the business he represented together with his unselfish interest in thedeyelopment and success of the commercial and industrial enterprises of the territory he served, made him a most valuable employee and citizen. lie came to Pulaski in' 1931 with his family and took charge of the 'keel ,office of the Power Company. He entered immediattlyjato the Cline affairs, of the village and 'was an active member of the' Chamber of Commerce. He served on many of, its cononittees and was instrumental in carrying through to a successful conclusion many of its most important projects. He was also a valuable member of the Pulaski Rod and Gun club, and an enthusiastic sportiman. He was a member of the Rome lodge of Elks and a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Catholic church of this village. He was a member of the local Boy Scout committee and took an active part in the proniotion of its work. Mr. Murtha was born in the city of Utica, August 3,. 1889, son of Michael and Mary Murtha. He received his early education at the Utica Free Acadepty. He began his career with the Utica Gas and Electric Co., later going to Rome as superintendent foil the local electric company, five years ago coming to Pulaski. He was 27 years in the service of electric power and lighting companies. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Loretta Shanley Murtha, five daughters and two sons, Misses'Rosemary, Helen, Anne, Agnes and Roberta; Robert and Francis. Helen is a freshman student in Nazareth college in Rochester and Francis a junior in Holy Cross college, Worcheater, Mass. The funeral will be' held from the home at 9:80 and at St. John's church at 10 o'clock Thursday morning. A solemn high mass will be conducted by the Rev. Francis .Shanley of Deposit, a brothe'r of Mrs. Murtha; Rev. RaYinond Loftis ' of Skaneateles; and Rev. Michael, J. Lyons, pastor of the local, church.The bearers will be Leo J. Reehford and Donald 'May, both of Oswego; Frank Huntley; Archie Edwards, Hubert Ingersoll and Simon Glover, all associate employees withMr. Murtha. Burial will be in St. Peter's cemetery in Rome.

  • Sources 
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      Record for Roberta J Murtha

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      Record for Amos John Murtha

    3. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Helen G Murtha

    4. [S848] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Registration State: New York; Registration County: Oneida; Roll: 1818604; Draft Board: 1.

    5. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Robert Amos Murtha