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John Landrum Murphy
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1829
Union County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1847
Nevada County
California, USA

Member of the Donner Party. Died of starvation at the Truckee (now Donner) Lake encampments at the age of 16.

Son of Levinah W. Jackson Murphy and Jeremiah Burns Murphy. His mother and a brother, Lemuel also died.

Among those in his family that survived were three sisters and two brothers: Sarah Ann Charlotte Murphy Foster, Harriet Frances Murphy Pike Nye, Meriam Marjory "Mary" Murphy Covillaud, William Green Murphy and Simon Peter Murphy.

To view the memorial at the Murphy cabin, go here
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  Levinah W. Jackson Murphy (1809 - 1847)
  Sarah Ann Charlotte Murphy Foster (1826 - 1906)*
  Harriet Frances Murphy Pike Nye (1828 - 1870)*
  John Landrum Murphy (1829 - 1847)
  Mary Murphy Covillaud (1831 - 1867)*
  William Green Murphy (1836 - 1904)*
*Calculated relationship
Donner Memorial State Park
Nevada County
California, USA
Created by: Nan
Record added: Dec 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12810000

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