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 Laura <I>Bedell</I> Murphey

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Laura Bedell Murphey

  • Birth Sep 1847 Hamilton, Harris County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 14 Aug 1902 Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 67207173

Laura P. BEDELL married 08 NOV 1871 in Harris County, Georgia, to Simri R. MURPHEY.

“MRS. LAURA B. MURPHY DEAD: Passed Away at Fannsdale [sic], Ala., Yesterday Morning. // A telegram received yesterday announced the sad death of Mrs. Laura B. MURPHY, widow of the late S. R. MURPHY of Hamilton, Ga., at Fannsdale, Ala., some time yesterday morning. She was about 35 years of aged, and is survived by one son, Mr. Ed MURPHY, and one daughter. She also leaves a number of nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of the late Dr. BEDELL, of Hamilton. The remains will reach the city tonight on the 9:30 Central of Georgia train, and the funeral and interment will probably take place in this city tomorrow morning but as yet no arrangements have been made.” [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Friday, 15 AUG 1902, p. 8.]

“MRS. MURPHY’S FUNERAL: Remains Will Be Laid to Rest in Linwood This Morning. // The funeral of Mrs. Laura B. MURPHY, relict of Mr. S. R. MURPHY, who died Thursday morning at 2:30 o’clock at Faunsdale, Ala., will occur at 10:30 o’clock, this morning from the union depot. The interment will be in Linwood cemetery. The following gentlemen will act as pall bearers: Messrs. John C. COO, C. G. JOHNSON, C. A. LOVELACE, T. A. WILLIAMS, J. S. CROSSMAN and J. G. MOON. Besides her two children, Mr. Ed MURPHY and Miss Louise MURPHY, Mrs. MURPHY is survived by one sister, Mrs. ROBINSON, of Geneva, Ala. Her husband and the late Captain J. W. MURPHY were brothers.” [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Saturday, 16 AUG 1902, p. 3.]

“FUNERAL NOTICE: MURPHEY—The friends and acquaintances of Mrs. Laura B. MURPHEY and family are invited to attend her funeral from the union depot at 10:30 o’clock this (Saturday) morning. Interment and services at Linwood cemetery.” [Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, Saturday, 16 AUG 1902, p. 3.]


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  • Created by: Joany
  • Added: 20 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67207173
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Bedell Murphey (Sep 1847–14 Aug 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67207173, citing Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Joany (contributor 47312555) .