Joseph Murphree

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Murphree was born about 1788, in United States, his father, Moses Murphree, was 28 and his mother, Lucinda Brown Cobb, was 21. He died after 1846, in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Moses Murphree
Lucinda Brown Cobb
Joseph Murphree
William Murphree
Elizabeth Murphree
Isaac Murphree Sr
Rebecca Murphree
Frances King Murphee
Ammadine Murphree

Sources (3)

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

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

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.


George Washington elected first president of United States.


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

Name Meaning

Probably Irish: variant of Murphy .

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

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