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William Leslie Murphy

Male 1892 - 1973  (80 years)


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  • Name William Leslie Murphy 
    Born 8 Jul 1892  Daviess County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Apr 1973  Daviess County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8566  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2020 

    Father Felix Lee Murphy,   b. 9 Sep 1868, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1928, Daviess County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Mary Etta Wheeler,   b. 4 Nov 1871,   d. 12 Jul 1900  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1891  [3
    Photos
    Leila Morgan & James Pellen
    Leila Morgan & James Pellen
    Family ID F5045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennie Rose Elder,   b. Abt 1901, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 28 Aug 1941  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1915  St. Raphael's Catholic Church, West Louisville, Daviess, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Divorced Bef 1920  [5
    Notes 
    • It seems clear that the Jennie Rose Elder, age 15, who married William L. Murphy on 18 Oct 1915 is our Jennie Rose (or Generose); the record of their marriage gives her parents as "Wat Elder" and "Annie Elder."

      On the 1920 census, Jennie Rose Elder is shown as "divorced" and living with her parents.
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F7622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a blacksmith, and later in life, an employee of the Marine Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3485] Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, on ancestry.com., year and county only.

    2. [S4658] Find a Grave page for William Leslie Murphy, Sr..

    3. [S4659] Find a Grave page for Felix Lee Murphy.

    4. [S3485] Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, on ancestry.com.

    5. [S4023] 1920 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com.