Amy Jane Murchison

28 May 1874–4 June 1948 (Age 74)
Lillington, Harnett, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Amy Jane

When Amy Jane Murchison was born on 28 May 1874, in Lillington, Harnett, North Carolina, United States, her father, Evander Murchison, was 28 and her mother, Jo Anna Tucker, was 20. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lillington Township, Harnett, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 4 June 1948, in Lillington, Harnett, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Church Cemetery, Lillington, Harnett, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evander Murchison
Jo Anna Tucker
Kissiah Murchison
Celia Ann Murchison
Amy Jane Murchison
Flora E Murchison
Lillie V Murchison
Connie Murchison

Parents and Siblings

    Evander Murchison


    Jo Anna Tucker




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form (in which the Gaelic patronymic prefix Mac has been translated into the English patronymic suffix -son), of Gaelic Mac Mhurchaidh, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh, composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, hence ‘sea warrior’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Murchison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amy Murchison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amie Murchison, "United States Census, 1910"

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