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William Felix Murphy
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1864
Rutherglen
South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Mar. 1, 1913
Larksville
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA


William Felix Murphy, born June 3, 1864, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire County, Scotland, of Irish decent. Williams parents born in Ireland and Scotland they were Felix Murphy & Agnes McKennay/McKinney. William father Felix died in 1882 in Scotland. His Mother Agnes immigrated 1882-1883 to America shortly after her husband Felix died.

William arrived in America 27, July 1881 in N.Y., departing from Glasgow Scotland, Wm. traveled with his brother in law William Kilpatrick, and his sister Mary.

Wm worked in the local coal mines in Plymouth Township, until he witnesses his brother John's death in the coal mines, John was blown up by a defective squib, Wm left the mines declaring that he would never again work in the coal mines. Later,

Wm. moved to Manchester,N.H. and married Jane Mallen, had two daughters Catherine and Agnes, Jane died shortly after giving birth to Agnes, and is buried at St.Joseph's Cemetery, N.H. Wm. mother in law watched the children while he went to work at Amoskeag Mill, after she died a year later, he moved back to PA., with his mother, until her death in 1903, he left for Nevada and bought two gold mines named after each one of his daughters. His sister Mary Kilpatrick, raised his daughters. Wm came back to PA., and he died of a one week illness of pleurisy & pneumonia on 1, March 1913 at the age of 49, and is buried here at St. Vincent's Cemetery, Larksville, PA.., along with his brother John, and his wife along with John's daughter Susan, whom was murdered by her spouse in 1903.

Agnes McKinney Murphy his mother is also buried here yet I don't know if she is in the same plot, as Agnes was initial buried at Welsh Hill Cemetery which was St. Vincent's Original cemetery.

Created by; Mary Emmett Langdon 6-23-2012 
 
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 Parents:
  Felix Murphy
  Agnes McKinney Murphy (1825 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Mallen Murphy (1867 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Kathryn Jane Murphy Mullen (1891 - 1988)*
  Agnes G Murphy Monahan (1892 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Felix Murphy*
  Agnes Murphy Toner/Curran (1845 - 1917)*
  John Felix Murphy (1851 - 1890)*
  Bridget Ceceila Murphy Cassidy (1855 - 1930)**
  Mary Murphy Kilpatrick (1857 - 1947)*
  William Felix Murphy (1864 - 1913)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Vincent DePaul Cemetery
Larksville
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sec 2
 
Maintained by: Tweety Emmett
Originally Created by: Jack Galuardi
Record added: Apr 02, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6313370
William Felix Murphy
Added by: Tweety Emmett
 
William Felix Murphy
Added by: Tweety Emmett
 
William Felix Murphy
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In memory of my Uncle William and dedicated to his immediate family.
- Tweety Emmett
 Added: Jun. 23, 2012

- Diana
 Added: Oct. 27, 2008
 
 
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