James Murphy

Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life of James

When James Murphy was born in 1703, in Charles, Maryland, United States, his father, Daniel Murphy, was 52 and his mother, Rachel Clements, was 32. He married Elizabeth Crane about 1733, in Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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James Murphy
Elizabeth Crane
Marriage: about 1733
James William Murphy Jr
Mary Murphy
Frances Murphy

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Crane


about 1733
Maryland, British Colonial America


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+1 More Child

World Events (4)


Age 73

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 73

Maryland is the 7th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 91

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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 (2)

  • 1712 Will of Daniel Murphy, Will books; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-VSNV-Z
  • Legacy NFS Source: James William Murphy Sr - Published information: birth-name: James William Murphy Sr

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