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John Murphy

b. 1819, d. 31 July 1894

Family Surname

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Birth

John Murphy was born in 1819 in Glenbeigh.1

Parents

FatherDarby Murphy (b. circa 1790, d. before 1853)
MotherJohannah (b. circa 1795, d. after 1853)

Family life

John Murphy and Mary Shea were married on 14 May 1842 in Cork.1,2

Children with Mary Shea (b. 1821, d. 22 June 1904)

SonJohn Murphy+ (b. about 1840, d. 1929)
SonJames Murphy+ (b. about 1845, d. 23 July 1914)
DaughterHonora Murphy (b. about 1847)
SonDonald Murphy (b. about 1850)
DaughterMary Murphy (b. April 1853)

Migration

John Murphy immigrated on 25 August 1853 to Sydney, NSW, Australia, at Sydney Quarantine Station. Talavera1,3

Working life

  • On 25 August 1853 John Murphy was a farm labourer in Sydney.1

Residence information

John Murphy and Mary Shea lived in Bathurst, NSW, about 1854.3

Death

John Murphy died on 31 July 1894 at age ~75 in Bathurst.

Citations

  1. [S389] Murphy family entry, Talavera, Pax list, 6 Sep 1853; in 4/4935 (Kingswood: Archives Office of NSW), 2465.
  2. [S1086] Marriage Certificate, Andrew Ballantyne and Isobel Young, General Register Office, Ireland. 14 May 1842.
  3. [S476] Edited, "James Murphy, Esquire," in Australian Men of Mark, Vol. 2, Series 2. (Sydney: Charles F Maxwell, 1889), p 320. Hereinafter cited as "James Murphy".
Last Edited21 August 2018