Lora Murphy

6 April 1884–28 June 1953 (Age 69)
Taylor, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lora

When Lora Murphy was born on 6 April 1884, in Taylor, West Virginia, United States, her father, Lafayette Morgan "Lafe" Murphy, was 29 and her mother, Matilda Alice Heatherly, was 21. She married Claude Ernest Hunt on 29 January 1901, in Marion, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 28 June 1953, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Ernest Hunt
1878–1951
Lora Murphy
1884–1953
Marriage: 29 January 1901
Ida Alice Hunt
1902–1915
Arthur Clifford Hunt
1903–1996
Opal May Hunt
1905–1915
Claude Ernest Hunt Jr
1906–1915
Thelma Laverna Hunt
1906–1915
Earl Morgan Hunt
1915–1982
George Lemuel "James" Hunt
1917–1951
Lemuel J. Hunt
1918–1998
Coraxie E Hunt
1920–
Pauline Ester Hunt
1921–
Dorothy Pearl Hunt
1923–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1901
Marion, West Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Ida Alice Hunt

    Female1902–1915Female

    Male1903–1996Male

    Opal May Hunt

    Female1905–1915Female

    Claude Ernest Hunt Jr

    Male1906–1915Male

    Thelma Laverna Hunt

    Female1906–1915Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lafayette Morgan "Lafe" Murphy

    Male1854–Male

    Matilda Alice Heatherly

    Female1862–1950Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1882–1959Male

    Female1884–1953Female

    Clarence Murphy

    Male1888–1930Male

    Charles E Murphy

    Male1897–Male

    Female1903–1965Female

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Lora Hunt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lora Murphy in household of Lay* Murphy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lora Hunt in household of Claud E Hunt, "United States Census, 1920"

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