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Title: Murchison family (Tolna, N.D.)

Dates: ca. 1910

Collection Number: 2018-P-019

Quantity: 11 items

Abstract: Interior views of the Halverson-Peterson and Oium and Miller stores in Tolna (N.D.), postcards of the school house, business district, and railroad bridge in Tolna, the Catholic Church in Devils Lake (N.D.) and part of the sunken forest of Stump Lake (N.D.).

Provenance: The collection was donated to the SHSND by Don and Carol Murchison in April 2018.
Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights to materials in this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U. S. Code and an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.     


Mary Eliza Laycock (William) was born in 1877 in Ontario Canada. She died in May 1949. She was buried in MB Canada. Mary married James Moore Murchison, son of Donald Murchison and Ann Barr on August 16, 1898, in Birtle, Manitoba, Canada. James was born on November 12, 1869 in Bruce County, Ontario Canada. He died on May 8, 1958. He was buried in MB Canada. They had four children: Isabella, Mary Donalda, Francis Vivian, and Anna Jeanne (Jeanne) MURCHISON was born on 19 May 1910. James M. and Mary Eliza Murchison left Tolna (N.D.) in 1907 to take the Methodist Charge at Tisdale, Saskatchewan.


2018-P-019-00001            Interior of the H. P. Bros. store, Tolna (N.D.) postcard, ca. 1910
2018-P-019-00002            School house, Tolna (N.D.) postcard, ca. 1910
2018-P-019-00003            Copy of a portrait of James M. and Mary Eliza Murchison with baby Mary Donalda, ca. 1905
2018-P-019-00004            Street scene, Tolna (N.D.) postcard, November 3, 1908
2018-P-019-00005            Railroad bridge, Tolna (N.D.) postcard, October 20, 1906
2018-P-019-00006            Part of sunken forest of Stump Lake (N.D.) postcard, ca. 1910
2018-P-019-00007            Catholic Church, Devils Lake (N.D.), ca. 1910
2018-P-019-00008            Mr. and Mrs. Oium and others behind the counter of the Oium and Miller Store, Tolna (N.D.), ca. 1910
2018-P-019-00009            J. M. Murchison inside Halverson-Peterson store, Tolna (N.D.), ca. 1910
2018-P-019-00010            Interior of the Halverson-Peterson store, Tolna (N.D.), ca. 1910
2018-P-019-00011            Interior of the Halverson-Peterson store, Tolna (N.D.), ca. 1910

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