Thomas Languard Murphy

1826–1900 (Age 73)
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas Languard

Thomas Languard Murphy was born on 9 May 1826, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. He married Eliza Heart on 6 March 1845, in Greene, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Empire City, Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Garfield, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died after 1900, at the age of 75.

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Thomas Languard Murphy
Eliza Heart
Marriage: 6 March 1845
William B. Murphy
John Asbury Murphy
Crieton Murphy
James Louis Lincoln Murphy
Leander Monroe Murphy
Thomas Martin Devalquit Murphy
Sussanah Magdaline Caroline Murphy
Eliza M V Murphy
Mr Murphy
Son Son Murphy
Leander or Leonard? Murphy
Son Son Murphy

Spouse & Children

6 March 1845
Greene, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

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.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 9

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Murphy, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • E L Murphy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas L Murphy, "United States Census, 1850"

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