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Re: Clarence Murphree Calhoun Co MS
Posted by: Bruce Jordan Date: April 27, 2000 at 05:17:58
In Reply to: Clarence Murphree Calhoun Co MS by Kippy Spinelli of 1031


First Generation
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1. WILLIAM ELBERT MURPHREE. Born on 12 Oct 1861 in Calhoun Co., MS. WILLIAM ELBERT died in Old Town, Calhoun Co., MS on 28 Oct 1936; he was 75. Buried in Rocky Mount Bapt. Ch. Cem., W of Reid, Calhoun Co., MS*.

1870-Age 9-359 307/307-Calhoun Co., MS
1880-Age 19-549d 11/11-Calhoun Co., MS
1900-Age 39-167b 329/332-Calhoun Co., MS- m.12-6 born- 5 alive.
1920-Age 57-Ed25 Sh.6 L.13-Calhoun Co., MS

Research: See The Family History of Chickasaw Co., MS. F619.
See MGA, Sep 1965, page 38, Mar 1967, (family group sheet, page 21), Mar 1970, page 146.

On 8 Apr 1886 when WILLIAM ELBERT was 24, he married SARAH "Sally" HARRIET McKENZIE. Born on 9 Jan 1869 in MS. SARAH "Sally" HARRIET died in Calhoun Co., MS on 20 Feb 1940; she was 71. Buried in Rocky Mount Bapt. Ch. Cem., W of Reid, Calhoun Co., MS*.

1900-Age 30-167b 329/332-Calhoun Co., MS
1920-Age 49-Ed25 Sh.6 L.13-Calhoun Co., MS

Research: See The Family History of Chickasaw Co., MS. F619.
See MGA, Mar 1970, page 146.

They had the following children:
       2       i.       CLARENCE CORNELIUS (1887-1965)
              ii.       MAGGIE T.. Born on 3 Jul 1888 in Calhoun Co., MS. MAGGIE T. died on 15 Apr 1934; she was 45.

1900-Age 11-167b 329/332-Calhoun Co., MS

MAGGIE T. married LEONARD COSTON.

              iii.       MARY CLARA. Born on 1 Sep 1891 in Calhoun Co., MS.

1900-Age 8-167b 329/332-Calhoun Co., MS
1920-Age 27-Ed25 Sh.6 L.13-Calhoun Co., MS- Listed as Clara M.

MARY CLARA married Mr. TINDALL.

       3       iv.       EUGENE O. (1892-1969)
              v.       THERROSIA ANN. Born on 20 Aug 1894 in Calhoun Co., MS. THERROSIA ANN died in Calhoun Co., MS on 10 Aug 1896; she was 1. Buried in Rocky Mount Bapt. Ch. Cem., W of Reid, Calhoun Co., MS.

       4       vi.       ESSIE CORDELIA (1898-1920)
              vii.       ORMA P.. Born on 6 Nov 1900 in Calhoun Co., MS.

1920-Age 19 wd-Ed25 Sh.6 L.13-Calhoun Co., MS -Living with parents.

ORMA P. first married Mr. YORE.

ORMA P. second married WALTER STROUP.

       5       viii.       JOHN WILLIAM (1910-1986)


Second Generation
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2. CLARENCE CORNELIUS MURPHREE. Born on 25 Jun 1887 in Calhoun Co., MS. CLARENCE CORNELIUS died in Calhoun Co., MS on 18 Jul 1965; he was 78. Buried in Calhoun City Cem., Calhoun City, Calhoun Co., MS*.

S/S # 427-62-5347 MS
1900-Age 13-167b 329/332-Calhoun Co., MS
1910-Age 22 MS-17b 287/298-Calhoun Co., MS- Living with Annie Ruth Murphree (24 wd) and was listed as a cousin.
1920-Age 32-Ed103 Sh.26 L.35-Quitman Co., MS Lest; Clarence, age 32, Idell, age 33, Curtis, age 7, Claude, age 5, D. W., age 3, Jesse, age 1;

The Murphree Quarterly, Dec 1977, page 6; Claude James Murphree died 21 Mar 1977, WWII Vet. Survived by his mother Mrs Idell Murphree of Senatobia; Two brothers Jesse Murphree of Greenwood, MS and L. C. Murphree of Tupelo, MS; and a sister, Mrs Juanita Martin of Senatobia. Burial was in Calhoun City Cem.

Research: See MGA, Sep 1965, page 38, Dec 1977, page 6

CLARENCE CORNELIUS married IDELL H. HARDIN. Born on 3 Dec 1895. IDELL H. died in Calhoun Co., MS on 25 Dec 1989; she was 94. Buried in Calhoun City Cem., Calhoun City, Calhoun Co., MS*. Address: Senatobia, MS.

S/S # 410-08-5032 TN
1920-Age 33-Ed103 Sh.26 L.35-Quitman Co., MS

Research: See MGA, Sep 1981, page 3.

They had the following children:
       6       i.       LELAND CURTIS (1912-1980)
              ii.       CLAUDE JAMES. Born on 1 Dec 1914 in MS. CLAUDE JAMES died in Methodist Hosp. in Memphis, TN on 21 Mar 1977; he was 62. Buried in Calhoun City Cem., Calhoun City, Calhoun Co., MS. WW II.

S/S # 425-26-1053 MS
1920-Age 5-Ed103 Sh.26 L.35-Quitman Co., MS

The Murphree Quarterly: December 1977, page 6
MGA mourns the death of Claude James Murphree 63, a former Greenwood resident who died March 21, 1977, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. A veteran of World War II, he had been manager of a Plough. Inc., warehouse.
He is survived by his mother Mrs. Idell Murphree of Senatobia; two brothers, Jesse Murphree of Greenwood and L. C. Murphree of Tupelo; and a sister, Mrs. Juanita Martin of Senatobia.
Burial was in Calhoun City cemetery.

Research: See MGA, Dec 1977, page 6.

              iii.       D. W.. Born in 1917 in MS.

1920-Age 3-Ed103 Sh.26 L.35-Quitman Co., MS

Research: See MGA, Dec 1977, page 6.

              iv.       JESSE. Born in 1919 in MS. Address: Greenwood, MS.

1920-Age 1-Ed103 Sh.26 L.35-Quitman Co., MS

Research: See MGA, Dec 1977, page 6., Sep 1981, page 3.

              v.       JUANITA.

Research: See MGA, Dec 1977, page 6,Sep 1981, page 3.

JUANITA married SHERMAN HARDIN.


3. EUGENE O. MURPHREE. Born on 26 Oct 1892 in Calhoun Co., MS. EUGENE O. died in Bruce, Calhoun Co., MS on 5 Nov 1969; he was 77. Buried in Rocky Mount Bapt. Ch. Cem., W of Reid, Calhoun Co., MS*.

S/S # 426-38-1958 MS
1900-Age 7-167b 329/332-Calhoun Co., MS
1920-Age 27-Ed25 Sh.6 L.29-Calhoun Co., MS

Research: See MGA, Mar 1970, page 146.

EUGENE O. married ADELL T. THOMPSON. Born on 12 Sep 1900 in MS. ADELL T. died in Calhoun Co., MS on 27 Mar 1996; she was 95. Buried in Rocky Mount Bapt. Ch. Cem., W of Reid, Calhoun Co., MS*.

S/S # 587-60-2192 MS
1920-Age19-Ed25 Sh.6 L.29-Calhoun Co., MS

They had one child:
              i.       PEARL M.. Born in 1918 in Calhoun Co., MS.

1920-Age 1yr.8mos.-Ed25 Sh.6 L.29-Calhoun Co., MS


4. ESSIE CORDELIA MURPHREE. Born on 15 Jun 1898 in Calhoun Co., MS. ESSIE CORDELIA died in Calhoun Co., MS on 22 Mar 1920; she was 21. Buried on 24 Mar 1920 in Rocky Mount Bapt. Ch. Cem., W of Reid, Calhoun Co., MS.

1900-Age 1-167b 329/332-Calhoun Co., MS

On 15 Jun 1915 when ESSIE CORDELIA was 17, she married SIMON ROANE MURPHREE, son of CHARLES JASPER MURPHREE (Nov 1853-23 Oct 1938) & MARY "Mollie" LOUISE ELLISON (Oct 1855-3 Aug 1935). Born on 29 Jan 1896 in Calhoun Co., MS. SIMON ROANE died in in a car/train collision at Tunica, MS on 6 Dec 1966; he was 70. Buried in Poplar Springs Cem., Reid, Calhoun Co., MS*.

S/S # 425-36-3479 MS
1900-Age 4 MS-166b 315/319-Calhoun Co., MS

The Murphree Monthly; March 1967, page 14.
Sim Murphree, 70, of Pittsboro, Mississippi, died 6 Dec. 1966 in Memphis from injuries received in a car-train collision at Tunica, Miss. He was the son of Charlie J. Murphree and Molly Ellison, and a descendant of Ransom Murphree and Mary Walker. Services were at Poplar Springs Baptist Church and burial was in Poplar Springs Cemetery, Calhoun County, Miss.

Research: See MGA, Mar 1967, page 14, Sep 1969, page 118.

They had the following children:
              i.       JEWEL MAE. Born on 23 May 1916 in Calhoun Co., MS. JEWEL MAE died in 1924; she was 7.

              ii.       INEZ. Born on 25 Aug 1917 in Calhoun Co., MS.

On 19 Jan 1936 when INEZ was 18, she married JAMES MARTIN.

              iii.       WILSON W. “Bill”. Born on 2 Jul 1919 in Calhoun Co., MS. WILSON W. “Bill” died on 22 May 1962; he was 42.

WILSON W. “Bill” married FAY COLLUMS.


5. JOHN WILLIAM MURPHREE. Born on 3 Jun 1910 in Calhoun Co., MS. JOHN WILLIAM died on 18 Jul 1986; he was 76. Buried in Gaston Springs Cem., E of Pittsboro, Calhoun Co., MS*.

1920-Age 10-Ed25 Sh.6 L.13-Calhoun Co., MS

JOHN WILLIAM married EVA LOUDELL LOCKHART. Born on 10 Sep 1912. EVA LOUDELL died in MS on 20 Jun 1981; she was 68. Buried in Gaston Springs Cem., E of Pittsboro, Calhoun Co., MS*.

They had the following children:
              i.       BILLY WAYNE. Born on 12 Jul 1934. BILLY WAYNE died on 26 Aug 1951; he was 17. Buried in Gaston Springs Cem., E of Pittsboro, Calhoun Co., MS*.

              ii.       Infant. Born on 10 Jul 1937 in Calhoun Co., MS. Infant died on 10 Jul 1937 in Calhoun Co., MS. Buried in Gaston Springs Cem., E of Pittsboro, Calhoun Co., MS*.

              iii.       PATRICIA ANN. Born on 7 Jul 1943 in Calhoun Co., MS. PATRICIA ANN died on 17 Jul 1943 in Calhoun Co., MS. Buried in Gaston Springs Cem., E of Pittsboro, Calhoun Co., MS*.



Third Generation
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6. LELAND CURTIS MURPHREE. Born on 15 Jul 1912 in MS. LELAND CURTIS died in North MS Medical Center, Calhoun Co., MS on 29 Dec 1980; he was 68. Buried in Tupelo Memorial Park Cem., Tupelo, MS. WW II. Religion: Methodist.

S/S # 425-16-5241 MS
1920-Age 7-Ed103 Sh.26 L.35-Quitman Co., MS
The Murphree Quarterly; Sep. 1981, page 3.
Leland C. Murphree, 68, died at 12:30 p.m. Monday, December 29, 1980, at North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended ilIness. A native of Calhoun City, he had resided in Tupelo for a number of years. He was a retire agronomist for the Soil Conservation Service, a member of First United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Funeral Chapel of W. E. Pegues with the Rev. William E. Harrison officiating. Burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Edith McDuffie Murphree of Tupelo; a son, William C. Murphree of Tupelo; his mother, Mrs. Idell Murphree of Senatobia; a sister, Mrs. Sherman Hardin of Senatobia; a brother, Jesse Murphree of Greenwood and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lloyd Wilkins, J. T. Russell, Tom Main, J. B. Green, H. D. Harrington, E. L. Edwards, Billy Brown, M. E. Jones, Miles Garber and Gaines Moore.
Honorary pall bearers will be the members of the Chapman Men's Bible Class of the First United Methodist Church.

Research: See MGA, Dec 1977, page 6, Sep 1981, page 3, death of.

LELAND CURTIS married EDITH McDUFFIE. Born on 3 Jan 1915. EDITH died on 28 Aug 1992; she was 77. Buried in Tupelo Memorial Park Cem., Tupelo, MS. Address: Tupelo, MS.

S/S # 427-36-7918 MS

They had one child:
              i.       WILLIAM CURTIS. Born on 9 Aug 1948.

Research: See MGA, Sep 1970, page 182, Sep 1981, page 3.

On 1 Aug 1970 when WILLIAM CURTIS was 21, he married MABLE LOUISE McCLANAHAN, daughter of WILLIS HARRIS McCLANAHAN Jr. & JULIA SPIGHT, in Columbus, MS. Born on 9 Aug 1848 in Columbus, MS. Address: Tupelo, MS.



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