John Joseph Murphy

16 April 1871–27 April 1928 (Age 57)
Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Murphy was born on 16 April 1871, in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States, his father, John J. Murphy, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Farrelly, was 26. He married Alma Stumbaugh on 30 January 1901, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Tremont City, German Township, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Concord Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1920. In 1928, at the age of 57, his occupation is listed as trucker in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States. He died on 27 April 1928, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Vale Cemetery, Springfield, Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Murphy
Alma Stumbaugh
Marriage: 30 January 1901
Florence Myrtle Murphy
Ida May Murphy
John Stumbaugh Murphy
Alfred Murphy
Alma Murphy
Mabel Mary Murphy
Irene Murphy
Lela Stella Murphy

Spouse and Children

30 January 1901
Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John J. Murphy


    Catherine Farrelly





    Ella Murphy


    Joseph Murphy


    James E Murphy


    Margaret Lucy Murphy


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 6

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • John Murphy in household of John Murphy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John J Murphy in household of Daniel Neer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Murphy, "United States Census, 1920"

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