Nancy P. Murphy, Spilker

Brief Life History of Nancy P.

When Nancy P. Murphy, Spilker was born in 1829, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Beatty Murphy, was 38 and her mother, Ann Bevans, was 37. She married Christian Spilker on 19 March 1846, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Christian Spilker
1827–
Nancy P. Murphy, Spilker
1829–
Marriage: 19 March 1846
Sarah J. Spilker
1848–1905

Sources (2)

  • Nancy P Murphy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Nancy J. Murphy, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aileen, Kieran, Brigid, Donal, Siobhan, Eamon, Aidan, Dermot, John Patrick, Declan.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murchadha ‘descendant of Murchadh’, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, i.e. ‘sea warrior’. This was an important family in Tyrone. For the surname with mac, see also McMurrough (Leinster).

English: variant of Morphey (see Morphew ).

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

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