Martha Rosetta Carson

8 March 1878–24 September 1953 (Age 75)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Martha Rosetta

When Martha Rosetta Carson was born on 8 March 1878, in Georgia, United States, her father, Alfred Patmon Carson, was 38 and her mother, Mary Etta Miller, was 36. She married Lee West Murphy in 1899, in Franklin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and District 264, Franklin, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 1953, at the age of 75, and was buried in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, United States.

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Lee West Murphy
Martha Rosetta Carson
Marriage: 1899
Stanley Brunelle Murphy
Charles Finley Murphy Sr
Leon C Murphy

Spouse and Children

Franklin, Georgia, United States


    Stanley Brunelle Murphy


    Charles Finley Murphy Sr


    Leon C Murphy


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 15

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: probably a variant of Curzon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose Murphy in household of Ted Murphy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Carson in household of A P Carson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary A Carson in household of A P Carson, "United States Census, 1900"

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