Sylvia Ann Murphy

3 June 1903–May 1974 (Age 70)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sylvia Ann

Sylvia Ann Murphy was born on 3 June 1903, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. She had at least 2 daughters with Urban Carl Wilhelm Wichman. She died in May 1974, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Affton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Urban Carl Wilhelm Wichman
1904–1983
Sylvia Ann Murphy
1903–1974
Doris Mae Wichmann
1925–1986
Betty Wichmann
1928–

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Sylvia Wichmann in household of Urban Wichmann, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sylvia Wichmann in household of Urban Wichmann, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sylvia Ann Murphy Wichman, "Find A Grave Index"

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