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Laura Bedell Murphey
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Birth: Sep., 1847
Hamilton
Harris County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1902
Faunsdale
Marengo County
Alabama, USA

Laura P. BEDELL married 08 NOV 1871 in Harris County, Georgia, to Simri R. MURPHEY.

“MRS. LAURA B. MURPHY DEAD: Passed Away at Fannsdale [sic], Ala., Yesterday Morning. // A telegram received yesterday announced the sad death of Mrs. Laura B. MURPHY, widow of the late S. R. MURPHY of Hamilton, Ga., at Fannsdale, Ala., some time yesterday morning. She was about 35 years of aged, and is survived by one son, Mr. Ed MURPHY, and one daughter. She also leaves a number of nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of the late Dr. BEDELL, of Hamilton. The remains will reach the city tonight on the 9:30 Central of Georgia train, and the funeral and interment will probably take place in this city tomorrow morning but as yet no arrangements have been made.” [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Friday, 15 AUG 1902, p. 8.]

“MRS. MURPHY’S FUNERAL: Remains Will Be Laid to Rest in Linwood This Morning. // The funeral of Mrs. Laura B. MURPHY, relict of Mr. S. R. MURPHY, who died Thursday morning at 2:30 o’clock at Faunsdale, Ala., will occur at 10:30 o’clock, this morning from the union depot. The interment will be in Linwood cemetery. The following gentlemen will act as pall bearers: Messrs. John C. COO, C. G. JOHNSON, C. A. LOVELACE, T. A. WILLIAMS, J. S. CROSSMAN and J. G. MOON. Besides her two children, Mr. Ed MURPHY and Miss Louise MURPHY, Mrs. MURPHY is survived by one sister, Mrs. ROBINSON, of Geneva, Ala. Her husband and the late Captain J. W. MURPHY were brothers.” [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Saturday, 16 AUG 1902, p. 3.]

“FUNERAL NOTICE: MURPHEY—The friends and acquaintances of Mrs. Laura B. MURPHEY and family are invited to attend her funeral from the union depot at 10:30 o’clock this (Saturday) morning. Interment and services at Linwood cemetery.” [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Saturday, 16 AUG 1902, p. 3.]
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Bedell (1811 - 1887)
  Martha D. Rogers Bedell (1812 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Simri R. Murphey (1843 - 1895)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary A. E. Bedell Johnston (1830 - 1888)*
  Eliza H. Bedell Bedell (1832 - 1900)*
  Charles Wesley Bedell (1834 - 1869)*
  Cornelia O. Bedell Robinson (1838 - 1911)*
  Albina Bedell Jennings (1842 - 1897)*
  Laura Bedell Murphey (1847 - 1902)
  Eloise Hillyer Bedell (1848 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Joany
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67207173
Laura <i>Bedell</i> Murphey
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