Henry Castle Hadlock Murphy

Brief Life History of Henry Castle Hadlock

When Henry Castle Hadlock Murphy was born on 1 October 1886, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Emanuel Mark Pledger Murphy, was 39 and his mother, Eliza Maranda Hadlock, was 33. He married Verna Ann Fowler in 1909, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to World in 1947 and lived in Laie, Oahu, Hawaii, United States in 1910 and Representative District 5, Oahu, Hawaii, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 1985, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Henry Castle Hadlock Murphy
Verna Ann Fowler
Marriage: 1909
Verna Lilia Murphy
Castle Keola Murphy
Paul Fowler Murphy
Donna Ann Murphy
Marvel Murphy

Sources (45)

  • Castle Henry Murphy, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Castle H Murphy, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
  • Castle Henry Murphy, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)


Weber comes from John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university opened for students on January 7, 1889. By the late 1920's, the college was in financial difficulty and the Utah Legislature passed a law allowing the purchase of both Weber College and Snow College from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1954 the college moved from downtown Ogden the southeast bench area of the city where it resides currently.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aileen, Kieran, Brigid, Donal, Siobhan, Eamon, Aidan, Dermot, John Patrick, Declan.

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. For the surname with mac, see also McMurrough (Leinster).

English: variant of Morphey (see Morphew ).

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

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Mission President in Hawaii

Castle and Verna Murphy, 1938–1941 As a young man, Castle Murphy was engaged to Verna Ann Fowler when he received a call to serve a mission in Samoa. When Church authorities learned of the engagement, …

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