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Nettie Lillie Murphy
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1877
Harvard
McHenry County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1955
Powers
Coos County
Oregon, USA

Nettie was the last of 7 children. She was described by family as being under 5 feet tall, and very petite. At 24 years old, she married George C. Smith, a man aged 41. After having 5 children together, George abandoned the family, and Nettie was forced to file for divorce in 1916. Her children were taken from her by the state as she was not able to care for them. In 1920, at age 41, she remarried a man, much younger than her, Lloyd Leonarad Murphy was only 22. She was able at this time to get 4 of her children back, but one boy had been adopted out. Nettie remained married to Leon until her death. Nettie died quietly in her sleep from old age in the home of her granddaughter, Esther K. Hayes Goebl.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles A. Lillie (1840 - 1905)
  Mary McMillian Lillie (1840 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Lloyd Leonard Murphy (1898 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Ethel Zola Smith Floyd Hunter (1904 - 1976)*
  Charles Joseph Smith (1908 - 1967)*
  Elmer Lee Smith (1914 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  William John Lillie (1861 - 1950)*
  Sheridan Lillie (1865 - 1950)*
  Alfred Lillie (1876 - 1951)*
  Nettie Lillie Murphy (1877 - 1955)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Oregon City
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section J-2-13-D
 
Created by: Keni Kealiher
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74226605
Nettie <i>Lillie</i> Murphy
Added by: Keni Kealiher
 
Nettie <i>Lillie</i> Murphy
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Nettie <i>Lillie</i> Murphy
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