Lowensteyn Family

John McMurray1871

John McMurray
Given names
Birth March 4, 1871 26 23

Birth of a brotherAlexander McMurray (2)
March 12, 1874 (Age 3 years)

Death of a motherJanet Turner McLean
May 23, 1874 (Age 3 years)

Cause: "Febris Recidiva"
Note: "Febris Recidiva" (a relapsing fever, probably louse borne). The epidemic relapsing fever caused by the louse-borne species, B recurrentis, plagued Asia and Europe during the last century and resulted in an untreated patient mortality rate of up to 40%.
Death of a maternal grandfatherAlexander McLean
January 12, 1875 (Age 3 years)
Note: His death was registered by his son Alexander McLean who, unfortunately, didn’t know who his father’s parents were!
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusan Plumpton
1890 (Age 18 years)