Joseph Murphree

about 1788–after 1846 (Age 58)
United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Murphree was born about 1788, in United States, his father, Moses Murphree, was 27 and his mother, Lucinda Brown Cobb, was 20. He died after 1846, in his hometown, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Moses Murphree
1761–1846
Lucinda Brown Cobb
1768–1838
Joseph Murphree
1788–1846
William Murphree
1790–1846
Elizabeth Murphree
1793–1885
Isaac Murphree
1795–1860
Rebecca Murphree
1796–1860
Frances King Murphee
1800–1885
Ammadine Murphree
1815–

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1804

Age 16

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Murphy .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Heirs of Moses Murphree, Pickens County SC Estate File 284
  • Moses Murphree estate papers file 284, Pickens County SC
  • Miscellaneous probate records, 1829-1884; index, 1828-1956

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