John William Murphy

22 January 1925–31 January 2006 (Age 81)
Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Murphy was born on 22 January 1925, in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States, his father, Everett Mason Murphy, was 33 and his mother, Leta E Taylor, was 35. He died on 31 January 2006, in his hometown, at the age of 81, and was buried in Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Everett Mason Murphy
1891–1967
Leta E Taylor
1889–1974
Irma Murphy
1922–
John William Murphy
1925–2006

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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 (3)

  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • 1940 United States Federal Census
  • Social Security Death Index

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