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View Tree for James L. MurphyJames L. Murphy (b. Jul 20, 1808, d. Mar 20, 1876)

James L. Murphy (son of Samuel Murphy and Mary Leftwich) was born Jul 20, 1808 in Bedford County, Virginia1241, and died Mar 20, 1876 in Jackson County, Indiana (prob)1241. He married (1) Mary Ann Woody on Jul 02, 1832 in Jackson County, Indiana1241. He married (2) Sarah L. on Abt. 18691241.

 Includes NotesNotes for James L. Murphy:
1850 United States Federal Census
Name: James Murphy
Age: 35
Estimated birth year: abt 1815
Birth place: Virginia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Franklin, Washington, Indiana
Page: 353
Roll: M432_179
Source Information: 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah:, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892
Name: James L. Murphy
Spouse: Polly Ann Woody
Date: 2 Jul 1832
County: Jackson
State: Indiana
Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
Microfilm: 1314624

hope that you enjoy the photo. Our Murphy family has been gathering
some information on Murphy descendants and spouses of John Murphy Sr.
of Bedford County. You will note that this stone is quite clear that
Washington L. Woody died September 11, 1879 at age 63 yrs 1 day making
his birthday 10 Sep 1816.

Further, concerning his marriage to Mary Murphy (Fenley), the widow of
Dr. Isaac Fenley who was buried Columbus City Cemetery. Her brother
James L. Murphy (also buried in Lanning Spur) was married to Washington
L. Woody's sister Mary. Please see the following:

+18 JAMES L. 3 MURPHY (SAMUEL2, JOHN SR.1) b 20 Jul 1808 Bedford Co.
VA, d 30 Mar 1876 probably Jackson Co. IN, buried Lanning Spur
Cemetery, Carr Twp, Jackson Co. IN; married (1) Mary "Polly" Ann Woody
(b 28 June 1814 in Kentucky, d 16 Mar 1866, buried Lanning Spur
Cemetery) on 2 July 1832 in Jackson Co. IN. and, (2) Sarah L. --- (b ca
1820) ca 1869/70. He was a Methodist minister. At the time of his
death, he was living at Clear Springs, Jackson Co. IN. His obituary
said that he had ten children, of whom six daughters and one son were
living at the time of his death. He had been married for about six
years to his second wife at the time of his death.

Children of the first marriage are (see 1850, 1860 and 1870 census):
30 Washington L. Murphy, b 28 May 1833 Jackson Co. IN, d 12 Nov 1833
Jackson Co. IN
+31 Elizabeth4 Murphy, b 9 Jun 1835 Jackson Co. IN, d 18 Feb 1923
Kansas City, Johnson Co. KS, buried Lakeside Cemetery, Sumner, Chariton
Co. MO; married Daniel M. Brown (b 23 Nov 1831 Fulton Co. IN, d 5 Nov
1905 in Missouri, buried Lakeside Cemetery) on 1 Jan 1856 in New
Philadelphia, Jackson Co. IN
+32 George Warren4 Murphy, b 12 Aug 1838 in Indiana. He was listed in
his parents' household in 1860; married (1) Josephine B. Benton (b
Indiana) on 19 Feb 1863 in Jackson Co. IN. (They were later divorced.
In the 1870 census, Josephine and son William were living with her
parents.) and, (2) Sarah E. Allman on 23 Feb 1875 in Jackson Co. IN.
+33 Deboline (aka Deborah)4 Murphy, b 18 Dec 1840 in Indiana. This is
the Deborah Murphy who married Peter M. Crane 2 Sept 1860 in Jackson
Co. IN. They show up in the 1870 census of Indiana.
34 William A.4 Murphy, b 27 Oct 1842 Jackson Co. IN, d 7 Jun 1866
Jackson Co. IN
35 Phebe K.4 Murphy, b 19 Apr 1846 Indiana
36 Mary4 Murphy, b 7 Aug 1848 Indiana (twin)
37 Sarah4 Murphy, b 7 Aug 1848 (in 1850 census) (twin), d 7 Sep 1850
+38 Delilah "Mattie"4 Murphy, b 4 Nov 1850 Washington Co. IN, d 29 Nov
1881 (age 32) Jackson Co. IN; married Samuel B. Downs (b ca 1840, d 15
Apr 1926 Seymour, Jackson Co. IN) on 18 Feb 1874 in Jackson Co. IN
39 Clara4 Murphy, b 4 Apr 1853 IN; married (1) Lynn Durham (b 9 May
1854, d 31 May 1878) on 3 Dec 1876 in Jackson Co. IN. and, (2) John H.
Long on 22 Dec 1887 in Jackson Co. IN

+21 MARY “POLLY” S.3 MURPHY (SAMUEL2, JOHN SR.1) b 20 Jul 1818 Salem,
Washington Co. IN, d 5 May 1874 Jackson Co. IN, buried Lanning Spur
Cemetery beside her second husband; married (1) Dr. Isaac Fenley (b ca
1804. He was from Jefferson Co. KY and moved to Brownstown, Jackson
Co. IN in 1832. He died of cholera 16 Jul 1849 in Columbus,
Bartholomew Co. IN and was buried in Columbus City Cemetery) on 3 Dec
1832 in Jackson Co. IN and, (2) on 26 Jan 1853 in Columbus, Bartholomew
Co. IN to Washington L. Woody, b 10 Sep 1816 Fleming Co. KY, d 11 Sep
1879 Jackson Co. IN, buried Lanning Spur Cemetery. He was a brother of
her brother James L. Murphy's wife Mary Ann Woody. Their parents were
Washington Woody and Sarah McKinney

Children of the first marriage are:
64 Mary Ann4 Fenley, b ca 1836 Brownstown, Jackson Co. IN
65 unknown child4 Fenley, b ca 1838 Brownstown, Jackson Co. IN, died
66 Elizabeth E.4 Fenley, b ca 1840 Brownstown, Jackson Co. IN
+67 William M.4 Fenley, b 9 Feb 1843 Brownstown, Jackson Co. IN, d 13
Jun 1913 Newport, Jackson Co. AR, buried Walnut Grove Cemetery; married
Orphlina "Lina" Patterson (b 27 Oct 1847 Indiana, d 4 Jul 1903 Newport,
Jackson Co. AR, buried Walnut Grove Cemetery) on 29 Mar 1879 in Jackson
Co. IN
+68 George M.4 Fenley, b Jan 1845 Columbus, Bartholomew Co. IN; d 21
Jun 1926 Medora, Jackson Co. IN; married (1) Alice Jane Sullivan (b 13
Dec 1847 Weddleville, Jackson Co. IN, d 13 Sep 1877 Carr Township,
Jackson Co. IN) on 17 Apr 1874 Jackson Co. IN and, (2) Martha Jane
Deckart, b 6 Aug 1850 in Indiana, d 4 Sep 1924 Medora, Jackson Co. IN
69 Kate4 Fenly, b ca 1847 Columbus, Bartholomew Co. IN, d 15 Jul 1849
Columbus, Bartholomew Co. IN, buried in Columbus City Cemetery
70 Sarah P. 4 Fenley, b 21 Apr 1849 Columbus, Bartholomew Co. IN, d 27
Aug 1851 Columbus, Bartholomew Co. IN, buried in Columbus City Cemetery

Children of the second marriage are:
71 Gertrude4 Woody, b 1854 Jackson Co. IN; married George Whitefield
Carr (b 15 Jan 1844 in Indiana) on 13 Dec 1869 in Jackson Co. IN
72 Maria A.4 Woody, b 1855
73 Betty L.4 Woody, b 1857
74 Corydon A.4 Woody, b Jan 1861 Jackson Co. IN, d 3 Jun 1913 Denver,
Denver Co. CO; married Silvia A. (b May 1861 in New York) ca 1890
75 Wellington Edgar (aka Edgar Wellington)4 Woody, b ca 1864 Jackson
Co. IN, d after 1930 census, prob. Molina, Mesa Co. CO; married Doralee
Wattles (b ca 1862 in Indiana) on 12 Aug 1890 in Benton Co. IN; no
known children

Both Corydon and Wellington/Edgar were living in Denver in 1910 but by
1920 Corydon has passed away and Edgar is found with Dora in Molina, a
small town near Grand Junction, Colorado. I had a relative go to the
town cemetery and look for their graves and they were no markers found
for them in the town cemetery.

Best wishes to all,
Orvill Paller

Please note the initial "S" on Mary's stone. OP

More About James L. Murphy:
Burial: Lanning Spur Cemetery, Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.1241
Record Change: Mar 18, 2004
Religion: Methodist.

More About James L. Murphy and Mary Ann Woody:
Marriage: Jul 02, 1832, Jackson County, Indiana.1241

More About James L. Murphy and Sarah L.:
Marriage: Abt. 18691241

Children of James L. Murphy and Mary Ann Woody are:
  1. Washington L. Murphy, b. May 28, 1833, Jackson Co. IN, d. Nov 12, 1833, Jackson Co. IN.
  2. +Elizabeth Murphy, b. Jun 09, 1835, Indiana, d. Feb 18, 1923, Kansas City, Johnson Co. KS.
  3. George Warren Murphy, b. Aug 12, 1838, Indiana.
  4. Deboline Murphy, b. Dec 18, 1840.
  5. William A. Murphy, b. Oct 27, 1842, Jackson Co. IN, d. Jun 07, 1866.
  6. Phebe K Murphy, b. Apr 19, 1846, Indiana.
  7. Mary Murphy, b. Aug 07, 1848, Indiana.
  8. Sarah Murphy, b. Aug 07, 1848, Indiana, d. Sep 07, 1850.
  9. Delilah Mattie Murphy, b. Nov 04, 1850, Washington Co. IN, d. Nov 29, 1881.
  10. Clara Murphy, b. Apr 04, 1853, Indiana.
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