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William Thomas "Uncle Tommy" Murphy
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1871
Death: Jan. 30, 1956

~William Murphy~
Father; Aaron Murphy
Mother; unknown
Birthplace unknown on parents.
William was born in Anderson Co, Texas
84 yrs, 4 mos, 3 d.
Retired public worker
Residence; 512 E. Reagan, Palestine, Texas
Informant; Tennie B. Murphy (wife)

**Texas Death Certificate.

FATHER: Aaron M. Murphy, Sr.- (1851-1901?)
Born on his Father Thomas' Plantation in Beaver Valley north of Tennessee Colony, Anderson, TX.

Aaron married first to Mary Anna Whitney in Anderson Co. 1871. Aaron's parents were: Thomas Murphy and Martha Ann Pate.
Aaron married second to Teresa Ann Hogg. Lived in Henderson Co. for a time and moved to Houston Co. Texas.
Believed buried in Houston Co. Crockett?

MOTHER: Mary Anna Whitney- (1853-1876) Born in Arkansas. Place unknown. Fathers name unknown, could be John or William. Mothers name Elizabeth ( ? )
Both parents believed born in Alabama.
Mary is thought to be buried in Holly Springs, Cemetery.

To this union 3 children taken from 1880 Anderson Co. TX Census. John F. Murphy, b. (1871-1889), believed buried in Holly Springs?. W.T. (1873-1956) above named man, and my Grandmother, Mary E.A.(Murphy) Wright (1874-1960), buried at Fairview Cem. Tuttle, OK.

Aaron went on and remarried in 1880 to Teresa Ann Hogg. They had 3 children also.

Ida Murphy Williams (1881-1933),buried in Carroll Springs Cemetery., Infant died early, and Aaron M. Murphy, Jr. (1887-1961), died in Dallas Co. TX.

**Info taken from 1850-,60,70,80, 1900, 10, 20, 30 Censuses-Anderson, Henderson, Houston. Anderson Co. Courthouse, Palestine, TX, Henderson Co. Courthouse, Athens, TX. McLellan Family Bible, Carroll Springs, TX History, Oklahoma records relating to my Grandmother. Photos of W.T. Murphy, Ida Murphy Williams, and Mary Wright. Also a photo of Aaron Sr.

* Added these notes as to date we have not discovered where Williams parents are buried only theorize.

Family links: 
  Tennie B. Murphy (1879 - 1968)
Chambers-Day Cemetery
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: C.M. Wright
Originally Created by: Nancy Franklin-Walling B...
Record added: Apr 27, 2010
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William Thomas Uncle Tommy Murphy
Added by: C.M. Wright
William Thomas Uncle Tommy Murphy
Added by: Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
William Thomas Uncle Tommy Murphy
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 Added: Apr. 12, 2013

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