Jeter Earnest Murphy's married was Laura Augusta "Minnie" Wilson from Mecklenburg County. The couple was married on 2 February 1898 at the bride's parents' home in Lemley's District, Mecklenburg County, NC. Jeter died of typhoid fever on 9 July 1898 and was buried the same day.
Minnie went on to marry Samuel Goodloe Morgan, on 24 December 1902, at her parents' home with the same reverend officiating.
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Jeter, your life was short, but I know that my grandmother loved you. She was devastated by your loss. She shared that with me when I was 10, and I've been interested in you ever since. Rest in peace. You're not forgotten. -
George G. Morgan Added: Apr. 22, 2013