Thomas Martin Devalquit Murphy

1856–1920 (Age 64)
Polk, Missouri, United States

The Life of Thomas Martin Devalquit

When Thomas Martin Devalquit Murphy was born in 1856, in Polk, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Languard Murphy, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Heart, was 28. He married Mandelia M Kelley on 20 May 1883, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855 and Batson, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 23 February 1920, in Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Martin Devalquit Murphy
Mandelia M Kelley
Marriage: 20 May 1883
Charles Thomas Nathan Murphy
Christopher J Murphy
Clarence Christopher Murphy
Leome A M Murphy
May Lula Murphy

Spouse & Children

20 May 1883
Benton, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

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.

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 M Murphy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Murphy in household of Thomas Murphy, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Thomas M D Murphy, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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