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
1818–1863
Elizabeth Alexander
1820–1891
Melvina Murphree
1836–1911
Isaiah L Murphree
1838–1898
Mary E Murphree
1857–
William Anderson Murphey
1859–
Donald J Murphy or Murphree
1861–
John A Murphree
1839–1920
David Bly Murphee
1852–1911
Levi Robins Murphree
1855–1928

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1860

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.
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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