Rosa P Murphy was born July 1879 in Boone County, Arkansas to John H. Murphy 1838-1917 and Elizabeth Penn Murphy 1843-1931 She died July 3, 1950 in Picher, Oklahoma, and was buried in Miami, Oklahoma, at the GAR Cemetery.
Rosie married Alan M. Wright on February 11, 1894 and they had the following children:
Walice "Walsie" M. Wright Marshall 1895-1977 John R. Wright 1897 Ida Belle Wright Rea 1898-1994 Mary Elizabeth Wright Cox 1902-1995
Alan passed on in April of 1904. Rosie married widower, James "Jim" Lewis Summers on September 28, 1905. Jim brought six children to the family:
Wilson Edward Summers - 1897-1957 May Summers- 1897-? Ola Nevada Summers - 1898-1986 John Summers- 1902-? Benjamin Franklin Summers - 1903-1981 Allan L. Summers - 1905-1983
Together Jim and Rosie had seven more children:
Grace Summers - 1906-1959 Bessie Summers - 1909-1981 Gladys Lee Summers - 1913-1997 Charlie D. Summers - 1915-1996 Martha Elizabeth Summers - 1918-2010 Josephine Summers - 1922-1950 and an infant daughter who died at birth - Date Unknown
Rosie was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Alan M. Wright, and an infant daughter. She was survived by her husband, their children, 4 sisters and 2 brothers.