From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 370, Monon Township, White County, Indiana
"HENRY L. MURRAY was born in this township September 16, 1840, and is a son of DANIEL and MARY (KENTON) MURRAY, the former a native of Virginia and the latter of Ohio. The parents of HENRY removed to Monon Township, White County, Indiana, in 1836, where they built a log cabin and cleared a farm, on which HENRY assisted until the begining of the late war, when he enlisted in Company B, Ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, August 14, 1861. He was in the battles of Greenbrier, Virginia, Pittsburg Landing, siege of Corinth, Iuka and Huntsville; he was given the post of honor as escort to GENERAL NELSON to Bowling Green for bravery at the battle of Perryville. Having received a wound at Pittsburg Landing, he was discharged in January, 1863. May 3, 1866, he was married to EMMA BECKEY, daughter of DAVID BECKEY, of this township, to which union were born five children - ALFRED (deceased), JENNIE, CLARA, FRANK and EMMA (deceased). MRS. MURRAY died September 6, 1877. On December 30, 1882, he married MARY RUSSELL, daughter of SHERMAN and MARGARET (LAYMAN) RUSSELL. MR. MURRAY is a member of Freemasons and G.A.R.; he is an active Republican, and is now Trustee of his township. His wife is a member of the Christian Church. MR. MURRAY resides upon and owns 120 acres."