|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1818|
|Death: ||Dec. 1, 1912|
THE INTERIOR JOURNAL, STANFORD, LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1910
Aunt Sallie Murphy who is now in her 92 year was at church Sunday night and entered heartily into the service. She retaining all her faculties, and is beloved by all who know her.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1910
Celebrated Joyously By "Aunt Sallie" Murphy
Middleburg, Aug. 18
It was our good fortune to be present at the Murphy reunion at Pleasant Point church in Lincoln county last Friday Aug. 12. The occasion being the 92 anniversary of Mrs. Sallie Murphy or "Aunt Sallie" as she is familiarly known. There were some 200 or more people present, and the day was spent in song and preaching services at the church. The children and friends of this aged mother had prepared a splendid dinner which was spread everybody was invited. Revs. A. G. Coker and J. A. Singleton conducted the preaching services the former preaching in the forenoon and the latter in the afternoon. The services were quite impressive and enjoyed by those present. Having been intimately acquainted with this aged mother for some 23 years, and opportunity has afforded us to know something of her life. She has been quite a stout woman and a very industrious one. And even now at her extreme age, she is not content unless engaged at some kind of work.
She is the mother of 13 children seven of whom are living. Those living are Mrs. Parmelia Wall, Mrs. Loisa Singleton, Mrs. Bettie A. Singleton, Mrs. T. S. Benson, and Mrs. William Trimble, and Messrs. W. M. and M. J. Murphy. The grandmother of 62 children 41 of whom are living Mrs. Richard, of near Stanford being one of them. The great grandmother of 73 grandchildren 62 of which are living. And six great great children all living.
The family reunion which was held at the Baptist church in honor of "Aunt" Sallie Murphy's 92nd birthday was in every way an enjoyable occasion. Services were conducted by Revs. Coker and Singleton. A large number were present with well filled baskets. Aunt Sallie is the mother of 13 children 7 of which are living. They are Mesdames Thos. Benson, R. A. Singleton, Josiah Singleton, W. Trimble, Green Wall, Messrs. W. M. and J. G. Murphy. The number of grandchildren is 62, 41 living. Great grandchildren, 73, 62 living and great great grandchildren 6, all living. The five different generations were represented at the gathering.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1912
Mrs. Murphy passed over the river into a better place. She was 94 years old.
(Kentuckiana Digital Library)
KENTUCKY DEATH RECORDS
Place of death: Lincoln
Date of death: 12 - 1 - 1912
THE WALLS FAMILY 1740 - 2011
by William & Margaret Walls
Children of Sarah Ann Wall & Morris Allen Murphy
1. Permelia (married Ellis Green Wall)
2. M. J. (female)
3. Louisa (married Josiah Singleton)
4. Sally (married John Singleton)
5. William Matthew (married Mary Horton)
6. Milton J. (married Mary Walls)
7. Betsy (married Alexander Singleton)
Permelia Murphy Wall (1840 - 1923)*
Louisa J. Murphy Singleton (1844 - 1923)*
William M Murphy (1847 - 1930)*
Milton Jackson Murphy (1849 - 1941)*
Betsy Anne Murphy Singleton (1851 - 1931)*
Talitha Murphy Benson (1860 - 1923)*
Della Cena Murphy Trimble (1863 - 1953)*
Murphy Grounds Cemetery
Created by: Joyce Tinsley
Record added: Feb 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84604656