Eddie Ross Murphy

about 1871–1940 (Age 69)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Eddie Ross

When Eddie Ross Murphy was born about 1871, in Illinois, United States, his father, Milton A. Murphy, was 33 and his mother, Clementine A Murphy, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Henrietta Hart. He lived in Smithfield, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Buckheart Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died in 1940, in Bryant, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Cuba, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Eddie Ross Murphy
Henrietta Hart
Curtis Edward Murphy

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World Events (8)


Age 0

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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Sources (3)

  • Edward R Murphy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Murphy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eddie Murphy in household of Milton Murphy, "United States Census, 1880"

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