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William E. Murphey Coshocton County, Ohio
Posted by: Mitch Wise (ID *****1729) Date: August 18, 2010 at 19:25:42
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My 3x Great Grandfather ... Please contact me with any comments or additional info.

Coshocton County Ohio Vol. 1 Page 753
William E. Murphey

MURPHEY, WILLIAM E., White Eyes township; farmer; post office, West Lafayette, Ohio; son of James and Elizabeth (Jones) Murphey; was born October 30, 1839, in Coshocton County, Ohio; Mr. Murphey was raised on a farm, and has always been a citizen of this county. He was married August 28, 1862, to Miss Elizabeth Gardner, of Coshocton County, Ohio. They became the parents of seven children: Francis M, deceased; Laura E.; George F. and Hannah M. E., deceased; Sarah W., Catherine A. and Celia A.
Mr. Murphey enlisted in the United States service September 5, 1862, and was honorably discharged June 20, 1865. He was a member of Company K, Sixty-second O. V. I. He was with Grant at the surrender of Lee at Appomattox, also at the surrender of Petersburg.

*Sarah W. Murphey married John Mardis and lived in Newcomerstown, Ohio. She was my 2x grt grandmother.




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