Posted By:Annie Carlile
Subject:Re: looking for GGrand Father
Post Date:August 07, 2012 at 19:15:29
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Forum:Murphy Family Genealogy Forum
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Hi. I'm not related to this family. This might be a marriage for Abraham:

"Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950," Abraham Murphy, 1879

Groom's Name:        Abraham Murphy
Groom's Birth Date:        
Groom's Birthplace:        
Groom's Age:        
Bride's Name:        Helen Lay
Bride's Birth Date:        
Bride's Birthplace:        
Bride's Age:        
Marriage Date:        19 Jul 1879
Marriage Place:        Scott, Tennessee
Groom's Father's Name:        
Groom's Mother's Name:        
Bride's Father's Name:        
Bride's Mother's Name:        
Groom's Race:        
Groom's Marital Status:        
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:        
Bride's Race:        
Bride's Marital Status:        
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:        
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:        M71002-2
System Origin:        Tennessee-EASy
Source Film Number:        926287
Reference Number:        Book B, p 238

A similar record has same names, date, and marriage place, but different year (1880).

They may have had a son named Will who died in 1951:

"Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," Abe Murphey in entry for Will H. Murphey, 1951

Name:        Will H. Murphey
Event:        Death
Event Date:        06 Nov 1951
Event Place:        Jellico, Campbell, Tennessee
Gender:        Male
Marital Status: married
Occupation: Miner, Coal Mines       
Race or Color:        
Age:        67
Date of Birth: 20 Sep 1884 Kentucky
Birth Date:        
Father:        Abe Murphey
Father's Birthplace:        
Mother:        Helen Lay
Mother's Birthplace:        
Informant: Sallie Murphy, Clairfield, Tenn       
Street Address:        
Burial Place:        
Burial Date:        
Additional Relatives:        
Digital Folder Number:        4181468
Image Number:        2320
Film Number:        2372453
Volume/Page/Certificate Number:        cn 51-24566

This might be the family in 1900:

1900 United States Federal Census about Abraham Murphy
Name:        Abraham Murphy
Age:        52
Birth Date:        Dec 1847
Birthplace:        Kentucky
Home in 1900:        Jelico Creek, Whitley, Kentucky
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Helen Murphy
Marriage Year:        1879
Years Married:        21
Father's Birthplace:        Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace:        Tennessee
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Abraham Murphy        52 b. Dec 1847 KY, fath b. KY, moth b. Tenn; farmer
Helen Murphy        37 -wife- b. Aug 1862 KY, parents b. Tenn; married 21 years; 11 children/9 surviving
Miford J Murphy 18 -son- b. Sep 1881 KY
Mary E Murphy        16 -dau- b. Jun 1883 KY
Rashel E Murphy 15 -dau- b. Nov 1884 KY
William H Murphy 13 -son- b. Sep 1886 KY
Leland C Murphy 10 -son- b. Apr 1890 KY
George M Murphy 8 -son- b. Dec 1891 KY
Rebecca J Murphy 6 -dau- b. Sep 1893 KY
Loretta Murphy         4 -dau- b. Jan 1896 KY
Berry L Murphy         1 -son- b. Mar 1899 KY

In 1910 Abe, in this family, is still living, which conflicts with your info:

1910 United States Federal Census about Abe Murphy
Name:        Abe Murphy
Age in 1910:        62
Birth Year:        1848
Birthplace:        Kentucky
Home in 1910:        Strunks, Whitley, Kentucky
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Helen Murphy
Father's Birthplace:        Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace:        Kentucky
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Abe Murphy        62 b. 1848 KY, par b. KY; Laborer, Coal mine
Helen Murphy        45 -wife- b. 1865 KY, par b. KY; farm laborer; married 31 years; 13 children/9 surviving
William Murphy        22 -son- b. 1887 KY; Miner, Coal Mine
Oland Murphy        20 -son- b. 1890 KY; Miner, Coal Mine
Melt Murphy        18 -son- b. 1892 KY; Laborer, Coal Mine
Becca J Murphy        16 -dau- b. 1894 KY; farm labor
Laura Murphy        14 -dau- b. 1896 KY; farm labor
Bessie Murphy        12 -dau- b. 1898 KY; farm labor
Annie G Murphy        9 -dau- b. 1901 KY

Here is a death record for daughter, Rachel:

Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1953 about Rachel Cox
Name:        Rachel Cox
[Rachel Murphy]
Death Date:        30 Oct 1918
Death Location: Mccreary
Age:        34
Gender:        Female
Ethnicity:        White
Birth Date:        15 Nov 1883
Birth Location:        Kentucky
Father's Name:        Abe Murphy
Father's Birth Location:        Kentucky
Mother's Name:        Helen Lay
Mother's Birth Location:        Kentucky
Cause of death: Child Birth

This might be Abraham in 1860:

1860 United States Federal Census about Abraham Murphy
Name:        Abraham Murphy
Age in 1860:        12
Birth Year:        abt 1848
Birthplace:        Kentucky
Home in 1860:        District 2, Pulaski, Kentucky
Gender:        Male
Post Office:        Somerset
Household Members:        
Name        Age
James Murphy        35 b. 1825 KY; farmer
Jane Murphy        34 b. 1826 Tenn
Elihu Murphy        14 b. 1846 KY
Abraham Murphy        12 b. 1848 KY **
Drucilla Murphy 10 b. 1850 KY
Joseph Murphy        5 b. 1855 KY
Mary Murphy        2 b. 1858 KY

Hope this helps. Annie