Samuel Thomas Murphy

1 March 1856–17 September 1946 (Age 90)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Thomas

Samuel Thomas Murphy was born on 1 March 1856, in Tennessee, United States. He married Sarah W. Craig on 1 October 1885, in Hopkins, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Wise, Texas, United States in 1910 and Brenham, Washington, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 17 September 1946, in Seymour, Baylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Seymour, Baylor, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Thomas Murphy
Jennie Laura Daniel
Marriage: 7 March 1889
Lizzie Murphy
Vina Murphy
Jesse Dee " Pat" Murphy
Vera Murphy
Mirna Murphy
Fannie Murphy
Geneva Estelle Murphy
Blanche Murphy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1889Hopkins, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 6
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway
    Age 25
    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    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 (11)

    • S T Murphy, "United States Census, 1920" (indexer thought it was S D)
    • Samuel T Murphy, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Samuel T Murphy, "United States Census, 1900"

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