William Anderson Murphey

about 1859–
Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William Anderson

When William Anderson Murphey was born about 1859, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Caleb Murphy, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Alexander, was 39. He lived in Eastatoe, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died in Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Murphy
Elizabeth Alexander
Melvina Murphree
Isaiah L Murphree
Mary E Murphree
William Anderson Murphey
Donald J Murphy or Murphree
John A Murphree
David Bly Murphee
Levi Robins Murphree

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World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

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: variant of Murphy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm A Murphrey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm A Murphy in household of Elisabeth Murphy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William A Murphy in household of Caleb Murphy, "United States Census, 1860"

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