John Murphy

1812–1850 (Age 38)
Ireland

The Life of John

John Murphy was born in 1812, in Ireland. He married Clementine Ward in 1835, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1850, in Newton, Dale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

John Murphy
1812–1850
Clementine Ward
1815–1880
Marriage: 1835
John Murphy
1836–1920
Thomas Murphy
1839–
Richard Murphy
1842–1862
Ellen Murphy
1848–1939
Martha Anne Murphy
1849–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1835
Georgia, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 7

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 13

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Murphey, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Murphy in entry for John Murphy, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"
  • Murphy in entry for Ellen Roberts, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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