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Volentine "Vol" Murphy
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Birth: 1839
Death: 1927

Vol Murphy, was the eldest of ten children they were:
Caroline, Nelson, Jeff, Ballard, Will, Rachel, Mariah, Mary Murphy and Egletine.

On the 1910 Houston County Census, we find Vol Murphy to be 49 years old.Head of household, living with his wife Fanny, who he has been married to for 20 years. He was born in Texas, and both his parents were born in Kentucky.He is a farmer. Also living in the household with he and Fanny, is his 22 year old stepson Tansy who is also a farmer. Tansy was born in Texas and so were both of his parents.

Note: Family Oral History as told to me by my grandfather Ed Murphy, he was Vol only child and when Vol married, Fanny Bass all her children were grown , it was stated that she was the mother of( 6) kids but only the whereabouts of ( 3 ) was Known. on the 1880 census there was a 1, year old, name Florence Bass. living with Fannie... in the Sharp household. Step children; Betty Richardson Campbell, Andy Sharp, Tandy Hart

We find Vol, 23 years old on the 1880 Houston County Census living with his family, in Precinct Five, he was single and a farmer:

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
George Murphy Self M 48 Kentucky,
Fannie Murphy Wife F 49 Kentucky,
Volentine (Vol) Murphy Son M 23 Texas,
Jeff Murphy Son M 17 Texas,
William Murphy Son M 12 Texas,
Mary Murphy Daughter F 3 Texas,
Ballard Murphy Son M 14 Texas,
Nelson Murphy Son M 20 Texas,
Mariah Murphy Daughter F 10 Texas,
Egletine Murphy Daughter F 8 Texas,

District: 27 , Sheet Number and Letter: 365A , GS Film Number: 1255312 , Digital Folder Number:

Family links: 
  George Murphy (1832 - ____)
  Fannie Murphy (1820 - 1905)
  Fannie Bass Murphy (1859 - 1929)
  Ed Murphy (1885 - 1962)*
  Volentine Murphy (1839 - 1927)
  Rachel Murphy McDaniel (1850 - ____)*
  Nelson Murphy (1860 - ____)*
  Jeff Murphy (1863 - ____)*
  Ballard Murphy (1866 - ____)*
  William Murphy (1868 - ____)*
  Mariah Murphy Burns (1870 - ____)*
  Engletine Murphy (1872 - ____)*
  Mary Murphy (1877 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: I walked and photographed the entire cemetery today. I did not find a grave marked by a headstone bearing this name. Carol Hoch was Johnson.
Hall Cemetery
Houston County
Texas, USA
Created by: h. murphy wilmore
Record added: Apr 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89014856

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