Emanuel Masters Murphy

15 September 1809–23 July 1871 (Age 61)
Cross Keys, Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Emanuel Masters

When Emanuel Masters Murphy was born on 15 September 1809, in Cross Keys, Union, South Carolina, United States, his father, Mark Murphy, was 46 and his mother, Holly Ann Duke, was 40. He married Nancy Judd Estes on 5 April 1831, in Union, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 23 July 1871, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Emanuel Masters Murphy
Nancy Judd Estes
Marriage: 5 April 1831
Jesse Easters Murphy
Holly Ann Murphy
Mark Bird Murphy
Louisa Jane Murphy
William Columbus Murphy
Martha Frances Murphy
Hyrum Murphy
Thomas Gaden Murphy
Charles Murphy
Emanuel Bird Murphy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1831Union, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Fayette, Georgia, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 21
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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    Emmanuel Masters Murphy 1809-1871

    Emanuel Masters Murphy History [1809-1871]* Emanuel Masters Murphy was the son of Mark and Holly Duke Murphy. Born Sept. 15, 1809, Union County, South Carolina. His father was a farmer. He owned a …

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    • Emanuel Murphy in entry for Clara Murphy Olsen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ewing M Murphy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emanuel M. Rynearson in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Rynearson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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