Carlos Murphey South

4 March 1879–5 March 1938 (Age 59)
Fayette, Alabama, United States

The Life of Carlos Murphey

When Carlos Murphey South was born on 4 March 1879, in Fayette, Alabama, United States, his father, John Marion South, was 28 and his mother, Missouri Ann Autrey, was 33. He married M Amanda Byers on 6 December 1900, in Fayette, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Winfield, Marion, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 5 Russell, Fayette, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 March 1938, at the age of 59, and was buried in Fayette, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carlos Murphey South
Ida Bell Price
Marriage: 15 October 1905
Carrie Lea South
Thomas Murray South
Johnny Fletcher South
James Marvin South
Melvin Edward South
Clarest Jean South

Spouse and Children

15 October 1905
Fayette, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 16

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Sudh, south

Sources (3)

  • Carlis South in household of J M South, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Murphy C South, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carla** M South, "United States Census, 1920"

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