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 William Henry “Billy” Murphy

William Henry “Billy” Murphy

Birth
Alto, Cherokee County, Texas, USA
Death 25 Oct 1955 (aged 94)
Sycamore, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Burial Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 6281049 · View Source
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William Henry (Billy) Murphy was born January 1, 1861 in Alto (Cherokee County) Texas and was the only child of Mortimer Murphy and Elizabeth H. Mallory Murphy. His father, Mortimer, was born abt 1843 in Alabama and joined the 1st Texas Infantry - Company I - Crockett Southrons (Confederate) June 24, 1861 and was killed on July 2, 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg. Elizabeth Mallory Murphy remarried J.M. McGill. Mortimer's parents were Jeremiah Murphy and Adaline Black Murphy. Census records show them in Cherokee County, Alabama in 1850 and in Cherokee County, Texas in 1860.

William Henry Murphy married Avie Camille Shaddix July 5, 1887 in Alabama. They had ten children: Emory H, Lon McClure, Fred C., Floy F., Willie Elizabeth, Etta Juree, Texie, Junior, Joseph, Mary Velt. They also had one still-born child.


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  • Maintained by: Linda Hopwood
  • Originally Created by: Richard Robinson
  • Added: 21 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6281049
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry “Billy” Murphy (1 Jan 1861–25 Oct 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6281049, citing Sycamore City Cemetery, Talladega County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Linda Hopwood (contributor 47126388) .