Captain Thomas Murray
3-Captain Thomas Murray was born on 6 Apr 1784 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland and died of yellow fever on 15 Jan 1826 in Jamaica at age 41 and was buried there. He had two wives and a total of three sons. All three sons found their way to Australia. He was a Captain in the Argyllshire Highlanders Regiment; 91st Fusiliers, Aberdeenshire Highlanders. He fought as lieutenant at Waterloo.
Thomas first married Frances Wallace, daughter of Professor William Wallace and Elizabeth Carter, in 1818 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Professor Wallace was Assessor of the City of Edinburgh; Sheriff-Depute of Ayrshire and Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh. Frances was born in 1788 in Scotland and died before Aug 1823 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Frances was a direct descendant of royalty; King Robert I (“Robert the Bruce”), King James IV, and others.
Thomas and Frances had two sons: Henry David Fullarton and William Wallace Fullarton.
Thomas Murray's second marriage was to Clara Childe, daughter of Captain Childe, 26th Regiment. Clara was born about 1800 in Northwood, Isle of Wight, England. They had one son: Henry Thomas Ayton.