Elizabeth Murphy1

#266, b. 16 January 1873, d. 9 November 1896
Last Edited5 Dec 2001
Birth*16 January 18731 
Death*9 November 18961 
Burial*Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S30] Tombstone Inscription, Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County Alabama , Tombstone, Jerry Balkcom.

Elizabeth Murphy1,2

#414, b. circa 1790
Last Edited7 Oct 2009
Father*William Murphy3,4 b. b 1755, d. c 1804
Mother*Elizabeth Wells3 b. b 1765

Family

Daniel Murphy b. bt 1782 - 1785
Children 1.Arnold Murphy9 b. 31 Aug 1812, d. 13 Jul 1855
 2.Marshal H. Murphy+9 b. c 1817
 3.William Murphy9 b. s 1825
 4.Harriet Murphy11 b. c 1828
 5.James Daniel Murphy11,9 b. 26 Jul 1831, d. 15 Aug 1885
Birth*circa 1790North Carolina, USA; Birth date is estimated based on Georgia and Alabama census information. To believe this birth date you have to accept that Elizabeth's age is understated by a year or two in later censuses. Location seems solid based on census data.1,5,6 
Marr Bond*24 December 1805Daniel Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; I treat this marriage bond as for the 1850 Dale County Alabama Elizabeth and Daniel. This is without solid evidence, but no other North Carolina marriage bonds have been uncovered in the right time frame that match.

"Bride: Elizabeth Murphy
Groom: Daniel Murphy
Bond Date: 24 Dec 1805
County: Duplin
Record #: 01 061
Bondsman: Shadrach Stal
Witness: Wm Dickson
Bond #: 000042109"1,7 
Cen-Enum*1840GA Lowndes Co Census 1840; Lowndes County, Georgia, USA; female age 50-59 with male age 50-59 (prob Daniel). Near household of James Balkcom8 
Migration*1844Daniel Murphy; Dale County, Alabama, USA9 
(Resident) Census17 January 1851Daniel Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1850; Southern Division, hh 902, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Adjacent households were Lewis Deal family (including Lucinda Deal, future wife of Joseph Balkcom), and a James Matthews, age 36 of NC.

"Daniel Murphey", age 66, farmer, born in North Carolina, with $700 real estate assets;
"Elizabeth Murphy", age 60, born in North Carolina;
"Harriet Murphey', age 22, born in North Carolina, read/write no;
"James D. Murphey", age 18, laborer, born in North Carolina;
"John W M Murphey", age 2, born in Alabama;
"Moses Kirklin", age 19, laborer.10 
(Resident) Census23 July 1860Daniel Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Daniel Murphy",a 78 year old farmer, born in North Carolina, living with wife Elizabeth and a 12 year old boy - grandson?. They lived adjacent to James and Mary Balkcom and had no land of their own, so probably lived on the Balkcom property. Personal estate was valued at $75.
"Elizabeth Murphy", age 68, born in North Carolina, not reading or writing;
"Milton Murphy", male age 12, born in Alabama1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.566, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S106] An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives, 1741-1868, Record # 01 040, 2000, Ancestry.com, comp. North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original data: State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977., Ancestry.com.
  3. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  4. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Abstract of Minutes , 1-10 (; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1980-1995), Duke University Libraries.
  5. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Lowndes Co, GA, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale Co AL, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S106] An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives, 1741-1868, Record # 01 040, Bond # 000042109, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Lowndes County, Georgia. Page 239, image page 23, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S350] Index - Some of the Old Settlers of Dale County, Alabama Prior to 1860, Author William E. Preston, 1900?, index by Eustus Howard Hayes, March 28, 1956, Ancestry.com.
  10. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, census page 230B, ancestry.com image pg 128, Ancestry.com.
  11. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, page 230B, Ancestry.com.

Elizabeth Murphy1

#978, b. circa 1841
Last Edited16 Dec 2001
Father*Marshal H. Murphy1 b. c 1817
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1811
Birth*circa 1841Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census5 December 1850Marshal H. Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1850; Southern Division, family # 658, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Marshal Murphy", head, age 33, laborer, born in North Carolina, not reading or writing. No real estate assets listed;
"Mary Murphy" age 39, born NC;
"William Murphy" age 11, born Georgia, attending school;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 9, born Georgia, attending school;
"James Murphy" age 7, born Georgia, attending school;
"Susan Murphy" age 6, born Alabama;
"Elbert Murphy", age illegible, born Alabama;
"Nancy Lee Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Daniel Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Martha Murphy" age 3 months, born Alabama.1 
(Resident) Census30 July 1860Marshal H. Murphy, Mary (?); Madison County, Florida, USA;
arshal Murphy", head, age 39, daily laborer, born North Carolina;
"Mary Murphy" age 47 born NC;
"William J. Murphy", age 18, born Georgia;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 17, domestic, born Georgia;
"James Murphy" age 15, daily laborer, born Georgia;
"Susan Murphy" age 13, born Alabama;
"Daniel G. Murphy" age 10, born Alabama;
"Mary E. Murphy" age 6, born Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, page 213B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Madison County, Florida, page 37, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Elizabeth Murphy1

#1806, b. before 1770
Last Edited19 Mar 2005
Birth*before 17701 
Cen-Head*between 1784 and 1787Capt. Moses' District, Warren County, North Carolina, USA; 2 white females, 1 white male u21, 2 blacks 12-50, 2 blacks u12 or o50.1 

Citations

  1. [S122] Alvaretta Kenan Register, State Census of NC 1784-87 (Second Edition Revised; Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1973), Maryland Historical Society.

Elizabeth Ann Murphy1,2,3

#1682, b. 7 March 1805, d. 14 September 1880
Last Edited25 May 2003
Father*Timothy Murphy1 b. bt 1774 - 1779, d. 1827
Mother*Mary (Polly) Alderman1 b. 29 Aug 1779
Birth*7 March 1805Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1,2 
Married Nameafter 1820Brice 
Marriage*after 1825Francis Brice; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Children Joseph, William Francis, Mary W., David James, Timothy W., Mitchell, Martha, Amanda - all Thomas County, GA except Joseph born Duplin County NC.3,1 
Migration*say 1835Thomas County, Georgia, USA; Date is a guess.1 
Death*14 September 1880Brooks County, Georgia, USA; Burial at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S176] Researcher M. C. Herndon, reference date 25 August 2001, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Timothy Murphy, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.

Ellen Murphy1

#441, b. circa 1848
Last Edited5 Dec 2001
Mother*Clementine Murphy1 b. c 1815
Birth*circa 1848Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*15 September 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 12 year old girl, born in Alabama, attending school.1 
Witness: Clementine Murphy

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.727, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Emeline Murphy1

#423, b. circa 1856
Last Edited5 Dec 2001
Father*James Murphy1 b. c 1811
Mother*Jane P. (?)1 b. c 1820
Birth*circa 1856Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*30 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 4 year old girl, born in Alabama.1 
Witness: James Murphy

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.582, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Esther Murphy1,2

#1674, b. circa 1786
Last Edited25 May 2003
Father*William Murphy1,3 b. b 1755, d. c 1804
Mother*Elizabeth Wells1 b. b 1765
Birth*circa 1786Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Witness) Estate23 July 1806Timothy Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Reports of Committee appointed to settle accounts of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd, with William Stoakes, Guardian to the Heirs of said dec'd, state they find in hands of Guardian and due Henry Murphy, a Minor Pounds144-14-1 1/4 & that Easter Murphy was indebted to the Estate the sum of Pounds4-0-7; Court concurred & Ordered recorded."4 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Jacob Wells, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.
  3. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Abstract of Minutes , 1-10 (; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1980-1995), Duke University Libraries.
  4. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 7, 1805-1809, Duke University Libraries.

Eudozah Murphy1

#926, b. circa 1859
Last Edited5 Dec 2001
Father*W. Y. or W. H. Murphy1 b. c 1836
Birth*circa 1859Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Enum*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Clapton, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
Witness: W. Y. or W. H. Murphy

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL page 232A, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Harriet Murphy1

#961, b. circa 1828
Last Edited18 Sep 2009
Father*Daniel Murphy1 b. bt 1782 - 1785
Mother*Elizabeth Murphy1 b. c 1790
Birth*circa 1828North Carolina, USA1 
(Resident) Census17 January 1851Daniel Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1850; Southern Division, hh 902, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Adjacent households were Lewis Deal family (including Lucinda Deal, future wife of Joseph Balkcom), and a James Matthews, age 36 of NC.

"Daniel Murphey", age 66, farmer, born in North Carolina, with $700 real estate assets;
"Elizabeth Murphy", age 60, born in North Carolina;
"Harriet Murphey', age 22, born in North Carolina, read/write no;
"James D. Murphey", age 18, laborer, born in North Carolina;
"John W M Murphey", age 2, born in Alabama;
"Moses Kirklin", age 19, laborer.2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, page 230B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, census page 230B, ancestry.com image pg 128, Ancestry.com.

Henry Murphy1

#418, b. circa 1842
Last Edited5 Dec 2001
Father*James Murphy1 b. c 1811
Mother*Jane P. (?)1 b. c 1820
Birth*circa 1842Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Enum*30 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; 18 years old, a farm laborer in the household of his parents and siblings.1 
Witness: James Murphy

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.582, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Henry Murphy1

#1666, b. between 1794 and 1804
Last Edited14 Oct 2015
Father*William Murphy2,3 b. b 1755, d. c 1804
Mother*Elizabeth Wells2 b. b 1765
Birth*between 1794 and 18041 
(Witness) Estate23 July 1806Timothy Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Allowed Elizabeth Murphy $15 out of Henry Murphys part of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd as compensation for maintainance of him, said Henry Murphy, for one year commending from this date."4 
(Witness) Estate23 July 1806Timothy Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Reports of Committee appointed to settle accounts of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd, with William Stoakes, Guardian to the Heirs of said dec'd, state they find in hands of Guardian and due Henry Murphy, a Minor Pounds144-14-1 1/4 & that Easter Murphy was indebted to the Estate the sum of Pounds4-0-7; Court concurred & Ordered recorded."4 
(Witness) Estate16 April 1810Timothy Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Upon motion of William Stoakes, Guardian to Henry Murphy, a minor orphan, ordered that said William Stoakes sell at public vendue a certain Negro man slave named Jupiter at twelve months credit upon security for the benefit of said minor, Henry Murphy, that bond to be on interest from the date."5 
Event*18 April 1814Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; William Stallings is appointed guardian to Henry Murphy, a minor orphan, and given bond of 1000 pounds6 
Cen-Head*1820NC Duplin Co Census 1820; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Henry Murphey", head, male age 16-26, with females 1 26-45, 1 10-16, 1 18-25. Household is on same census page as William Balkom.1 

Citations

  1. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin Co NC pg 22, Maryland Historical Society.
  2. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  3. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Abstract of Minutes , 1-10 (; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1980-1995), Duke University Libraries.
  4. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 7, 1805-1809, Duke University Libraries.
  5. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 8, 1809-1811, Duke University Libraries.
  6. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 10, 1814-1816, Duke University Libraries.

Henry Murphy1,2

#1678, b. between 1791 and 1800
Last Edited15 May 2016
Father*Timothy Murphy1,2 b. bt 1774 - 1779, d. 1827
Mother*Mary (Polly) Alderman1 b. 29 Aug 1779
Birth*between 1791 and 1800Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; date from census, location from researcher.1,2,3 
Migration*before 1836Thomas County, Georgia, USA1,3 
Event*23 July 1836Thomas County, Georgia, USA; married Ellen Jane Rus (possibly Rees). They had the following children: Elizabeth Ann, William P., Eleazer, Sarah W., David J., James D., Joseph T., and Henry T. Note, there were two Henry Murphys in 1850 Thomas County. I have not worked out which married Ellen Rus/Rees and was son of Timothy Murphy and Mary Alderman.1 
Census*1840GA Thomas Co Census 1840; District 8, Thomas County, Georgia, USA; "Henry Murphy", age 40-49;
0002201 0100110; males 2 15-19, 2 20-29, 1 40-49, ; females 1 5-9, 1 20-29, 1 30-39; none identified in any of the listed census occupations; listed 1 "insane and idiots at private charge" among those counted; lived close to Shadrack Wells.3 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Timothy Murphy, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.
  3. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Thomas County, Georgia, census page 311, image pg 1, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Henry Murphy1

#1892, b. between 1791 and 1800
Last Edited15 May 2016
Birth*between 1791 and 18001 
Comment*1830Check possible link to Mary (Polly) Murphy, adjacent to Hester Balkcom household in 1830. Also check link to Henry Murphy in Thomas County, Georgia in 1840, the same time Wiley Balkcom and James E. Balkcom lived in the area. 
Cen-Head*1830NC Sampson Co Census 1830; Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; male age 30-40, with males 2 u5, 2 5-9, 1 20-29; females 1 15-19, 1 20-29, 1 60-69. Adjacent was the household of Hester Balkcum.1 

Citations

  1. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Sampson Co NC, pg 29, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Hillory Murphy1

#2215, b. between 1811 and 1820
Last Edited12 Mar 2005
Birth*between 1811 and 18201 
Census*1840GA Thomas Co Census 1840; Thomasville District, Thomas County, Georgia, USA; "Hilery Murphy", age 20-29;
1110200 10001011; males 1 u5, 1 5-9, 1 10-14; females 1 5-9, 1 20-29, 1 40-49; 3 engaged in agriculture; lived close to Tebitha Alderman, Samuel Alderman, David Murphy, William Alderman, and David Alderman.1 

Citations

  1. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Thomas County, Georgia, census page 294, image pg 7, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Murphy1

#416, b. circa 1811
Last Edited5 Dec 2001

Family

Jane P. (?) b. c 1820
Marriage*Jane P. (?); USA1 
Children 1.Henry Murphy1 b. c 1842
 2.Morgan Murphy1 b. c 1844
 3.Missouri Murphy1 b. c 1848
 4.Amanda Murphy1 b. c 1849
 5.Demarius Murphy1 b. c 1854
 6.Emeline Murphy1 b. c 1856
 7.Charicus Murphy1 b. c 1858
Birth*circa 1811North Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*Jane P. (?); USA1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum30 July 1860Jane P. (?), AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; 40 years old, in a household with her husband and 7 children.1 
Cen-Head*30 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; 49 years old, a farmer, born in North Carolina. He had real estate valued at $600. and personal property of $330.1 
Witness: Jane P. (?)
Witness: Henry Murphy
Witness: Morgan Murphy
Witness: Missouri Murphy
Witness: Amanda Murphy
Witness: Demarius Murphy
Witness: Emeline Murphy
Witness: Charicus Murphy
(Witness) Cen-Enum30 July 1860Henry Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; 18 years old, a farm laborer in the household of his parents and siblings.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum30 July 1860Morgan Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 14 year old girl, attending school and living in the household of her parents and siblings.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum30 July 1860Amanda Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; an 11 year old girl, attending school and living in the household of her parents and siblings.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum30 July 1860Demarius Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a six year old girl, and the first of the children born in Alabama.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum30 July 1860Emeline Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 4 year old girl, born in Alabama.1 
(Witness) Cen-Enum30 July 1860Charicus Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 2 year old girl.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.582, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Murphy1

#979, b. circa 1843
Last Edited16 Dec 2001
Father*Marshal H. Murphy1 b. c 1817
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1811
Birth*circa 1843Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census5 December 1850Marshal H. Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1850; Southern Division, family # 658, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Marshal Murphy", head, age 33, laborer, born in North Carolina, not reading or writing. No real estate assets listed;
"Mary Murphy" age 39, born NC;
"William Murphy" age 11, born Georgia, attending school;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 9, born Georgia, attending school;
"James Murphy" age 7, born Georgia, attending school;
"Susan Murphy" age 6, born Alabama;
"Elbert Murphy", age illegible, born Alabama;
"Nancy Lee Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Daniel Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Martha Murphy" age 3 months, born Alabama.1 
(Resident) Census30 July 1860Marshal H. Murphy, Mary (?); Madison County, Florida, USA;
arshal Murphy", head, age 39, daily laborer, born North Carolina;
"Mary Murphy" age 47 born NC;
"William J. Murphy", age 18, born Georgia;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 17, domestic, born Georgia;
"James Murphy" age 15, daily laborer, born Georgia;
"Susan Murphy" age 13, born Alabama;
"Daniel G. Murphy" age 10, born Alabama;
"Mary E. Murphy" age 6, born Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, page 213B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Madison County, Florida, page 37, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Murphy1

#1762, b. between 1811 and 1820
Last Edited13 Jan 2002
Birth*between 1811 and 18201 
Cen-Head*1840GA Crawford Co Census 1840; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 20-29, with females 30-39 and 5-9.1 

Citations

  1. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Crawford County GA pg 378, Image pg 29, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Daniel Murphy1,2

#265, b. 26 July 1831, d. 15 August 1885
Last Edited9 May 2017
Father*Daniel Murphy3,4 b. bt 1782 - 1785
Mother*Elizabeth Murphy3,4 b. c 1790

Family

Alcey Mariah Wiggins b. 11 Jul 1842
Marriage*circa 1875Alcey Mariah Wiggins2 
Alcey Mariah Wiggins; Elizabeth Murphy (oldest); Wiley D. Murphy (b Jan 9, 1876, m Sally Westbury, d May 26, 1963 in Florida); Franklin Gailard Murphy (b Oct 20, 1877, m Eva Frances Harrison, d Jan 4, 1970 in Henry County; Mary Blanch Murphy (b Jan 28, 1882, m Pearman Riley, d Feb 15, 1973, Henry County); Lillie James Murphy (b Sep 17, 1885, m Dayton Brannon, d May 5, 1963).2 
Birth*26 July 1831North Carolina, USA1,5 
(Resident) Census17 January 1851Daniel Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1850; Southern Division, hh 902, Dale County, Alabama, USA; Adjacent households were Lewis Deal family (including Lucinda Deal, future wife of Joseph Balkcom), and a James Matthews, age 36 of NC.

"Daniel Murphey", age 66, farmer, born in North Carolina, with $700 real estate assets;
"Elizabeth Murphy", age 60, born in North Carolina;
"Harriet Murphey', age 22, born in North Carolina, read/write no;
"James D. Murphey", age 18, laborer, born in North Carolina;
"John W M Murphey", age 2, born in Alabama;
"Moses Kirklin", age 19, laborer.6 
Marriage*circa 1859Manda (?); this marriage inferred from census7 
Occupation1860Henry County, Alabama, USA; identified as hatter in the census7 
Comment1860Eleazer Galloway; Henry County, Alabama, USA; James D. Murphy and Eleazer Galloway lived adjacent, James has 3 Galloways and a Balcom in his household, Eleazer age 73 lived alone.8 
Census11 September 1860(Resident) Manda (?); Freeman's Beat #9, hh 57, Henry County, Alabama, USA; "J. D. Murphy", head, male age 28, hatter. Has 3 Galloways and a Balcom in his household. Adjacent to Eleazer Galloway (age 73) who ived alone. Rosier Brannon was two census pages away, and Bowen families lived nearby.

Complete household:
"J. D. Murphy", male age 28, hatter, personal assets $416, married within the year;
"Manda Murphy", female age 24, married within the year, born in Alabama, not reading/writing;
"E. J. Galloway", female age 35, domestic, born in NC;
"J. E. Galloway", male age 15, born in Alabama;
"J. K. Balcom", male age 25, farmer, born in NC. 
Resident: E. J. Galloway
Resident: J. E. Galloway
Resident: J. K. Balkcom
Neighbor: Eleazar Galloway
Marriage*circa 1875Alcey Mariah Wiggins2 
My ResearchNote*Note children names -
Elizabeth (from James' mother or grandmother?);
Wiley D. (from Wiley Balkcom?);
Mary Blanch (from Mary Polly Balkcom?);
Lillie James (from James E. Balkcom?). 
Death*15 August 18851 
Burial*Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Alice M. Murphy and James D. Murphy are buried next to James and Mary Balkcom1,9 

Citations

  1. [S30] Tombstone Inscription, Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County Alabama , Tombstone, Jerry Balkcom.
  2. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978).
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, page 230B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S350] Index - Some of the Old Settlers of Dale County, Alabama Prior to 1860, Author William E. Preston, 1900?, index by Eustus Howard Hayes, March 28, 1956, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County AL pg 230B, image pg 128, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, census page 230B, ancestry.com image pg 128, Ancestry.com.
  7. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 226, image 8 at ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  8. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County AL, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.

James J. Murphy1

#1583, b. circa 1853
Last Edited17 Nov 2001
Birth*circa 1853Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Enum*22 August 1860AL Henry Co Census 1860; Lawrenceville Beat #11 hh44, Henry County, Alabama, USA; male age 7, born in Al.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 152
    Online at Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.