Celesta Jane Murphy

12 January 1894–2 May 1964 (Age 70)
Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Celesta Jane

When Celesta Jane Murphy was born on 12 January 1894, in Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Franklin Frank Murphy, was 26 and her mother, Catharine Kresge, was 25. She married John S. Campbell on 27 November 1913, in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Northampton Twp, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 2 May 1964, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Allen Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Elias Jerry Mohrey
1886–1971
Celesta Jane Murphy
1894–1964
Jessie C Campell
1915–1998
Margaret J Mohrey
1924–
Donald Walter Mohrey
1931–2001

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Jessie C Campell

    Female1915–1998Female

    Margaret J Mohrey

    Female1924–Female

    Donald Walter Mohrey

    Male1931–2001Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Celesta J Mohrey in household of Jerry E Mohrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Celesta J Murphy in household of Frank Murphy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Celesta Murphy in household of Franklin Murphy, "United States Census, 1900"

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