Michael Murphy

25 December 1898–1 June 1971 (Age 72)
County Waterford, Ireland

The Life of Michael

When Michael Murphy was born on 25 December 1898, in County Waterford, Ireland, his father, Philip Murphy, was 25 and his mother, Bridget WHELAN Twin, was 20. He had at least 1 daughter with Alice Evelyn WILDE. He lived in Ireland in 1911. He died on 1 June 1971, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Michael Murphy
Alice Evelyn WILDE

Spouse and Children



    Evelyn MURPHY


Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth (Bessie) MURPHY


    Catherine Kate MURPHY



    Richard Murphy


    Mary Ann MURPHY


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1908 · Tower Building Built

Age 10

In 1908, the Tower Building was built. The building was designed by Walter Aubrey Thomas. It is one of the first steel-framed buildings in England.

Age 20

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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 (1)

  • Michael Murphy in household of Philip Murphy, "Ireland Census, 1911"

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