Roy Elmer Murphy

Male1 March 1899–8 December 1979

Brief Life History of Roy Elmer

When Roy Elmer Murphy was born on 1 March 1899, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, John Wesley Murphy, was 37 and his mother, Lucinda Townlin, was 33. He married Grace Lenore Guyette on 29 November 1922, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Mission, Mission, Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 December 1979, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Roy Elmer Murphy
Grace Lenore Guyette
Marriage: 29 November 1922
Gertrude F Murphy

Sources (9)

  • Roy E Murphy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Elmer Murphy, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Roy E Murphy, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1922Jackson, Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


    Age 8

    Oklahoma is the 46th state.


    Age 21

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    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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