Son Son Murphy

1873–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Son

When Son Son Murphy was born in 1873, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Languard Murphy, was 47 and his mother, Eliza Heart, was 45.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas Languard Murphy
1826–1900
Eliza Heart
1828–1907
William B. Murphy
1847–
John Asbury Murphy
1850–1927
Crieton Murphy
1854–
James Louis Lincoln Murphy
1865–1944
Leander Monroe Murphy
1852–
Thomas Martin Devalquit Murphy
1856–1920
Sussanah Magdaline Caroline Murphy
1867–
Eliza M V Murphy
1871–1898
Mr Murphy
1871–
Son Son Murphy
1872–
Leander or Leonard? Murphy
1873–
Son Son Murphy
1873–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 5

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Son.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account
    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Share this with your family and friends.