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Elizabeth Colgan Murphy

Birth
Ireland
Death
5 Dec 1876
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section C, Range 7, Lot 37
Memorial ID
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Died about age 38 years
Born about 1838

MARRIAGE: STILL UNDER RESEARCH. Estimated year of marriage about 1854; Probably in Philadelphia.

Elizabeth (Colgan) Murphy was an immigrant from Ireland. More than half a dozen Colgans from this family immigrated to the United States from Ireland in the wake of an Gorta Mór (the Great Famine), beginning circa 1850, and likely accomplished by chain migration. The exact number and identities are still under research, but the known members of the immigrant generations were:
Generation 1 - The Adults:
Patrick Colgan (Born Abt. 1810)
Mary Colgan (Abt. 1820-1863)
Generation 2 - The Children:
Patrick Colgan (Abt. 1840-1898)
Matthew Colgan (Abt. 1830-1870)
James Colgan (1841-1912)
Mary Ann Colgan Pidgeon (Abt. 1838-1879)
Elizabeth Colgan Murphy (Abt. 1838-1876)
Alicia "Alice" Colgan Wolfinger Hynes (d. 1915)
Teresa Colgan Gordon

The following individuals are buried in this lot:
Matthew Colgan (1st Husband of Margaret Connelly) (Abt. 1830-1870)
John McKegney (2nd Husband of Margaret Connelly) (Abt. 1830-1893)
Edward Joseph Colgan (1890-1890)
Matthew Colgan (1892-1892)
William H. Colgan (1862-1895)
Mary Colgan (1875-1877)
Margaret Colgan (1890-1890)
Patrick Colgan (Abt. 1840-1898)
Joseph Colgan (1893-1895)
Emma Park Lamb (1856-1881) (paternal first cousin of Emma Lowe Colgan)
Elizabeth Fister (unknown-1893)
James McGuire (1905-1905)
Mary Ann Colgan Pidgeon (Abt. 1838-1879)
Elizabeth Colgan Murphy (Abt. 1838-1876)

Members of this family buried elsewhere in this cemetery:
James J. Colgan (1896-1955)
Mary Margaret Gillen Colgan (d. 1979)
James Colgan (1841-1912)
Emma Colgan (1851-1919)

Buried 7 Dec 1876
Address at Death: 522 Mulberry, Philadelphia, PA (6th Ward) (Probably the former Mulberry Alley, rather than Mulberry Street)
COD: Phthisis Pulmonalis (pulmonary tuberculosis with progressive wasting) (AKA Consumption)

Check Out News Clippings and More on the Family Website:
http://www.colgan.family
Died about age 38 years
Born about 1838

MARRIAGE: STILL UNDER RESEARCH. Estimated year of marriage about 1854; Probably in Philadelphia.

Elizabeth (Colgan) Murphy was an immigrant from Ireland. More than half a dozen Colgans from this family immigrated to the United States from Ireland in the wake of an Gorta Mór (the Great Famine), beginning circa 1850, and likely accomplished by chain migration. The exact number and identities are still under research, but the known members of the immigrant generations were:
Generation 1 - The Adults:
Patrick Colgan (Born Abt. 1810)
Mary Colgan (Abt. 1820-1863)
Generation 2 - The Children:
Patrick Colgan (Abt. 1840-1898)
Matthew Colgan (Abt. 1830-1870)
James Colgan (1841-1912)
Mary Ann Colgan Pidgeon (Abt. 1838-1879)
Elizabeth Colgan Murphy (Abt. 1838-1876)
Alicia "Alice" Colgan Wolfinger Hynes (d. 1915)
Teresa Colgan Gordon

The following individuals are buried in this lot:
Matthew Colgan (1st Husband of Margaret Connelly) (Abt. 1830-1870)
John McKegney (2nd Husband of Margaret Connelly) (Abt. 1830-1893)
Edward Joseph Colgan (1890-1890)
Matthew Colgan (1892-1892)
William H. Colgan (1862-1895)
Mary Colgan (1875-1877)
Margaret Colgan (1890-1890)
Patrick Colgan (Abt. 1840-1898)
Joseph Colgan (1893-1895)
Emma Park Lamb (1856-1881) (paternal first cousin of Emma Lowe Colgan)
Elizabeth Fister (unknown-1893)
James McGuire (1905-1905)
Mary Ann Colgan Pidgeon (Abt. 1838-1879)
Elizabeth Colgan Murphy (Abt. 1838-1876)

Members of this family buried elsewhere in this cemetery:
James J. Colgan (1896-1955)
Mary Margaret Gillen Colgan (d. 1979)
James Colgan (1841-1912)
Emma Colgan (1851-1919)

Buried 7 Dec 1876
Address at Death: 522 Mulberry, Philadelphia, PA (6th Ward) (Probably the former Mulberry Alley, rather than Mulberry Street)
COD: Phthisis Pulmonalis (pulmonary tuberculosis with progressive wasting) (AKA Consumption)

Check Out News Clippings and More on the Family Website:
http://www.colgan.family


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  • Created by: James C.
  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203318721/elizabeth-murphy: accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Colgan Murphy (unknown–5 Dec 1876), Find a Grave Memorial ID 203318721, citing New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by James C. (contributor 48190265).