Michael Murphy

13 April 1826–13 March 1905 (Age 78)
Ireland

The Life of Michael

When Michael Murphy was born on 13 April 1826, in Ireland, his father, James Murphy, was 32 and his mother, Anna Honora McCormick, was 32. He died on 13 March 1905, in Freedom, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Michael Murphy
1826–1905
Ann Grimes

Spouse and Children

    Male1826–1905Male

    Ann Grimes

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    James Murphy

    Male1794–Male

    Anna Honora McCormick

    Female1794–1864Female

siblings

(4)

    Catherine Murphy

    Female1819–1863Female

    Edward Murphy SR

    Male1820–1894Male

    James Murphy

    Male1822–1893Male

    Michael Murphy

    Male1826–1905Male

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1839

Age 13

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 28

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

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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