Mary J Murph

Brief Life History of Mary J

When Mary J Murph was born on 16 July 1844, in Alabama, United States, her father, Jacob Astor Murph, was 32 and her mother, Mary Pleasant Smith, was 25. She married Shade Humphries about 1867, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Cass, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 7, Cass, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 3 August 1899, in Cass, Texas, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Union Chapel Cemetery, Douglassville, Cass, Texas, United States.

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Shade Humphries
Mary J Murph
Marriage: about 1867
Laura E Humphries
Donella Humphries
John S Humphries
William Shade Humphries
James Alford Humphries
Elvira Caroline HUMPHRIES
Frances Susan Humphries
Elmer Frank Humphries
Charles Humphries
John Humphries

Sources (8)

  • Mary J Murph in household of Jacob A Murph, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary J. Murph, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"
  • Mary Jane Murph Humphries, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1846: Cass, Texas, United States 1861: Davis, Texas, United States 1871: Cass, Texas, United States [*Cass renamed Davis from 1861-1871 then back to Cass]

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

Variant of Murff .

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

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