Michael Murphy

Louisburg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Michael

Michael Murphy was born in 1792. He married Mary Dillon on 12 November 1819, in Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Michael Murphy
Mary Dillon
Marriage: 12 November 1819
Steve Murphy
John Marsh
Edward Dillon Murphy

Spouse and Children

12 November 1819
Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada


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)

  • Michael Murphy, "Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • Michl in entry for Robt Creighton McLeod, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Michael Murphy in entry for Roderick C McLeod, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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