Kathleen Mary Murphy

29 November 1911–29 June 1985 (Age 73)
Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Kathleen Mary

When Kathleen Mary Murphy was born on 29 November 1911, in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Andrew William Murphy, was 24 and her mother, Julia Maud Primmer, was 22. She married Edward Clyde Johnson on 6 August 1938, in Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia. She died on 29 June 1985, in Waratah, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 73, and was buried in Beresfield, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Edward Clyde Johnson
Kathleen Mary Murphy
Marriage: 6 August 1938

Spouse and Children

6 August 1938
Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew William Murphy





World Events (7)


Age 3

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 7

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 28

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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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  • Kathleen Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"

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