Murphy

1794– (Age NaN)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Murphy

When Murphy was born in 1794, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Reverend John Murphy, was 44 and his mother, Rachel Cook, was 41. He married Salina Davenport about 1815, in Virginia, United States.

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Murphy
1794–
Salina Davenport
1798–

Spouse and Children

    Male1794–Male

    Salina Davenport

    Female1798–Female

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(11)

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 2

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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