Thomas Gaden Murphy

22 June 1848–30 March 1907 (Age 58)
Fayetteville, Fayette, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Gaden

When Thomas Gaden Murphy was born on 22 June 1848, in Fayetteville, Fayette, Georgia, United States, his father, Emanuel Masters Murphy, was 38 and his mother, Nancy Judd Estes, was 34. He married Matilda Bolton on 3 October 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. He lived in Gooseberry, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 30 March 1907, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gaden Murphy
1848–1907
Matilda Bolton
1852–1914
Marriage: 3 October 1868
Holly Ann Murphy
1869–1909
Laura Rebecca Murphy
1872–1960
Annie Murphy
1874–1875
Minnie Murphy
1876–1919
Matilda Murphy
1879–1926
Nellie Elizabeth Murphy
1882–1917
Eliza Ann Murphy
1884–1927
Jessie Murphy
1887–1942
Margaret Pearl Murphy
1890–1970
Gayden Murphy
1896–1896

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861
    Age 13
    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    McMurrough
    Morken
    McMurphy
    Murphrey
    Morphis
    Morphy
    Murphey
    Murphree
    Morahan

    Story Highlight

    Emanuel Master Murphy's Overland Travel

    According to LDS Church's Pioneer Overland Travel - Company Pioneers Records, Emanuel Masters and Nancy Judd Easters Murphy and their children: William Columbus, Hyrum, Thomas Gaden, and Emanuel Bird …

    Sources (19)

    • Gaden Murphy, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Thos G in entry for Annie Murphy, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Thos G Murphy, "United States Census, 1880"

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