Murphy

Origin of the surname
Murphy may be a modern form of the ancient Irish name "O'Murchada", first found in county Wexford. They were descended from the younger son of Enna Cincealagh, King of Leinster and formerly possessed a large territory in county Carlaw known as the High Feliny. Spelling variations include: Murphy, Morchoe, O'Murphy, Murfie, Murfree, Morfie and many more.

Australia
John Murphy was born at Glanbagh, County Kerry, about 1819, son of Darby Murphy and Johannah. After childhood, John found employment as a farm labourer.

At the age of 20 he married Mary Shea and the first of their five children was born the following year. Two more sons and two daughters followed during the next 13 years.

The family emigrated to Australia aboard Talavera and arrived in Sydney on 25 August 1853.The family went to the Bathurst district and settled down.


SS Talavera brought the Murphy clan to Australia in 1853

Murphy ancestors
Our Murphy ancestors include:

Murphy clan

Our Murphy clan descends from John Murphy (c1819-).
John Murphy's descendants
John Murphy
(__/__/1819 - 31/07/1894)
Mary Shea
(__/__/1821 - c __/__/1839 - 22/06/1904)
John Murphy
(c __/__/1840 - )
James Murphy
(c __/__/1845 - 23/07/1914)
Ann Malcolm
(15/02/1847 - 28/12/1864)
James Murphy
(03/06/1865 - )
Abbey Elizabeth Murphy
(09/12/1867 - 19/12/1867)
Mary Murphy
(09/12/1867 - 12/12/1867)
Mary Murphy
(30/11/1868 - 12/08/1879)
Prudence Reed
(03/07/1846 - 18/05/1879 - 29/10/1940)
Daniel Reed Murphy
(14/05/1879 - 24/12/1881)
George Charles Reed Murphy
(27/12/1880 - 11/12/1949)
Ellen Ruby Bowen
(16/09/1882 - 18/10/1905 - 14/04/1912)
John Henry Murphy
(c __/__/1906 - )
Agnes (?)
(c __/__/1906 - )
Marie Ellen Murphy
(01/10/1928 - )
Roscoe Turner
(c __/__/1934 - c __/__/1952)
Dorothy Murphy
(26/07/1930 - 01/11/2011)
Clare Elizabeth Murphy
Leila May Murphy
Georgina Ethel Murphy
Len (?)
John Patrick Finley Murphy
Ann (?)
Veronica Margaret Murphy
James Thomas Murphy
Kathleen Isabel Murphy
(03/07/1942 - 17/03/1979)
Joseph Dekker
Beverley Ann Murphy
(?) Nicholls
Peter Anthony Murphy
Betty (?)
Pauline Barbara Murphy
Michael Charles Murphy
Edward Joseph Murphy
Ena Ruby Murphy
(06/09/1908 - 16/10/1995)
Halvar Roy Kessey
(01/04/1905 - 29/10/1928 - 11/12/1981)
James Anthony Kessey
(31/03/1930 - 28/08/2014)
Claire Bye
(c __/__/1932 - c __/__/1953 - c __/__/1971)
Jane Langridge
(09/08/1945 - c __/__/1970 - 15/06/2013)
Halvene Therese Kessey
(06/02/1934 - 06/10/2005)
Reginald Bruce Fleming
(07/09/1929 - 01/03/1955 - 15/08/2016)
Carmel Rae Kessey
John Henry Hull
Penny Patricia Kessey
Leila Murphy
(01/06/1911 - )
Jack Barton
(01/09/1908 - )
Claire Barton
Judith Anne Barton
John Dixon
(c __/__/1934 - c __/__/1995)
Jacquiline Marie Barton
Maxwell Bannister
Lei Barton
Kenneth Helm
Grace Isabel Cox
(c __/__/1888 - 02/07/1918 - bt __/__/1924 - __/__/1934)
James Murphy
(c __/__/1919 - a __/__/1949)
Charles Reed Murphy
(c __/__/1924 - a __/__/1949)
Kathleen Teresa White
(c __/__/1885 - 12/02/1934 - a __/__/1949)
Nora Lilian Murphy
(__/__/1882 - )
Edward Burnet
(c __/__/1882 - c __/__/1913)
Joan Burnet
Mary Ethel Murphy
(04/09/1884 - )
Francis P Bradley
(c __/__/1884 - c __/__/1912)
Nancy C Bradley
(c __/__/1915 - )
Francis P Bradley
Lila Kate Murphy
(13/11/1886 - )
John Moller
(c __/__/1886 - c __/__/1904)
Child Moller
(c __/__/1905 - )
Marjorie M Moller
(c __/__/1908 - )
Phyllis P Moller
(c __/__/1910 - )
Clarice F Moller
(c __/__/1911 - )
Neila C Moller
(c __/__/1912 - )
Honora Murphy
(c __/__/1846 - )
Donald Murphy
(c __/__/1850 - )
Mary Murphy
(__/04/1853 - )
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