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Descendants of Charles Hyatt


      235. John Wilburn6 Murphy (Mary Jane5 Hyatt, Francis Marion4, John A.3, Charles2, Charles1) was born March 16, 1896 in Boone County, Arkansas109, and died December 29, 1987 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri109. He married Joyce Lula Yates October 18, 1925 in Clarksville, Arkansas110, daughter of Homer Yates and Dona Fleming. She was born January 26, 1911 in Johnson County, Arkansas, and died July 05, 1989 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri.

Notes for John Wilburn Murphy:
John Wilburn Murphy Served in the U.S. Army during World War I from February 23, 1918 through July 1, 1919. His Army training began when he took a train to San Antonio Texas where he went through basic training at Camp Travis. He then Sailed from Hoboken New York to Brussels France to join the war. John told me that while he was at the front lines fighting in Northern France he was gassed once and went over the trenches three times. John attended school in a one room school house and continued his education through the seventh grade. John's father didn't see much need for his children to get an education since he said that a person didn't need much education to farm.
During the Great Depression of the twenties and thirties John Wilburn Murphy and his family along with William "Willie" Hyatt and his family packed up all their belongings in a couple of Model "A" Fords and left Arkansas to go west. I am told that they got as far as Oklahoma when they ran out of money for gas, they then opened up their cotton sacks (a bag about 7 feet wide by 9 feet long) and used them for tents. The men walked into town and sold some of their belongings to buy as many pecans as they could afford and then returned to their families. The adult family members would stay up all night shelling the pecans and then the next day they would take them back into town and sell them to make enough money to buy food to eat and then start all over again with more pecans. The family lived this way for about a year and eventually made their way back East to Missouri where, the two families began working the cotton fields again.
In 1928 John Murphy bought a farm in Arkansas and planted about 2000 peach trees, re-roofed a bungalow and fenced the whole farm the next year, 1929 was the year of the great stock market crash and the banker who financed John lost all his money and killed himself. After loosing financial backing John Murphy was forced to give up his peach farm. After loosing his peach farm in 1929 John Murphy moved his family to western Oklahoma to Sayre County. John and Joyce Murphy along with their family moved from Oklahoma to Southeast Missouri in 1938.
John Murphy's Obituary taken from the Sikeston Mo. Democrat Advertiser reads as follows:
John Wilburn Murphy, 91 formerly of Sikeston, died at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 16, 1896 in Boone County, Ark., to the late James Bryson and Mary Jane Hyatt Murphy. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. On Oct. 18 1925, in Clarksville Ark., he married Joyce Yates who survives. Other survivors include: five sons, Herbert Murphy of Jackson, Harchel Murphy of Modesto, Ill., Hershall Murphy of Sikeston, Jim Murphy of Fort Worth, Texas and Mike Murphy of Ellenwood Ga., seven daughters, Bertha Rofkahr, Christene McCoy, and Linda Taylor of Sikeston, Edith Nugent and Irene Schneider of Granite City, Ill., Judy Coppola of Riverside, Calif. and Patricia Freeman of Fayetteville, Ark. One Sister Beulah Ponder of Fort Smith Ark.; and 35 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, two brothers and four sisters. Friends may call after 5:00 p.m. today at Nunelee Funeral Chapel where services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Robert I. Jones of Sikeston Officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

More About John Wilburn Murphy:
Burial: December 29, 1987, Memorial Park Cemetary, Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri
Military service: Bet. 1918 - 1919, World War I Veteran

More About Joyce Lula Yates:
Burial: July 05, 1989, Memorial Park Cemetary, Sikeston Missouri

Marriage Notes for John Murphy and Joyce Yates:
John Murphy and Joyce Yates were married by Reverend Hadwood and witnessed by Lonzo & Etta Murphy.
     
Children of John Murphy and Joyce Yates are:
+ 355 i.   Bertha Varnell7 Murphy, born May 10, 1928 in Newton County, Arkansas; died May 07, 1993 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri.
+ 356 ii.   Hubert Dale Murphy, born Private.
+ 357 iii.   Harchel Ray Murphy, born January 16, 1932 in Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas; died September 18, 1998 in Springfield, Illinois.
+ 358 iv.   Edith Lorine Murphy, born Private.
  359 v.   John Patrick Murphy, born Private.
+ 360 vi.   Elsie Irene Murphy, born Private.
+ 361 vii.   Lola Christine Murphy, born Private.
+ 362 viii.   Hershall Lee Murphy, born Private.
+ 363 ix.   Geraldine "Judy" Murphy, born Private.
+ 364 x.   Linda Sue Murphy, born Private.
+ 365 xi.   Patricia Ann Murphy, born Private.
  366 xii.   Donald Wilburn Murphy, born October 07, 1948 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri; died April 14, 1953.
  367 xiii.   James Wesley Murphy, born Private. He married Lea Annette Braswell Private; born Private.
+ 368 xiv.   Michael Wayne Murphy, born Private.


      236. Royal Iverson6 Murphy (Mary Jane5 Hyatt, Francis Marion4, John A.3, Charles2, Charles1) was born October 28, 1898 in Newton County, Arkansas111, and died 1940 in Matthews, Missouri111. He married Emma F. Warren Private. She was born Private.

More About Royal Iverson Murphy:
Burial: 1940, Matthews, Missouri
Cause of Death: Killed by a kick to the head by a mule.
Census: January 27, 1920, Johnson County, Arkansas, Pittsburg Township, listed as Roy
     
Children of Royal Murphy and Emma Warren are:
  369 i.   Royal Allen7 Murphy, born Private. He married Ginger Private; born Private.
  370 ii.   James Wesley Murphy, died Abt. 1953 in Korean War.
+ 371 iii.   Evelyn Murphy, born Private.
  372 iv.   Juanita Murphy, born Private. She married Marcus Daly III Private; born Private.


      237. Margaret Elizabeth6 Murphy (Mary Jane5 Hyatt, Francis Marion4, John A.3, Charles2, Charles1)112 was born January 24, 1901 in Rosetta, Johnson County, Arkansas113, and died November 07, 1977 in Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas113. She married (1) James Franklin "Frank" Webb114 November 24, 1918 in Walnut Hill, Johnson County, Arkansas115, son of Miles Webb and Amanda Davis. He was born May 18, 1898 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas115, and died November 03, 1932 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas115. She married (2) "Dock" Claude Rutledge116 June 11, 1935, son of James Rutledge and Tadmar Wheeler. He was born August 17, 1893117, and died April 05, 1974 in Johnson County, Arkansas.

Notes for Margaret Elizabeth Murphy:
Margaret Elizabeth "Lizzie" Webb died November 7 1977 of heart failure in Lamar, Arkansas and is buried next to her second husband, Claude Rutledge in the Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas. Oma Bowman, Virgil Bowman's Aunt tells that after Frank Webb, Margaret's first husband, died that Margaret was unable to provide financially for her children since times were hard and there was no social security etc. so Franks parents, Miles and Amanda Webb took the children in and cared for them.

More About Margaret Elizabeth Murphy:
Burial: November 07, 1977, Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas
Cause of Death: Heart Disease

Notes for James Franklin "Frank" Webb:
Died of Pneumonia

More About James Franklin "Frank" Webb:
Burial: November 03, 1932, Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas

More About "Dock" Claude Rutledge:
Burial: Unknown, Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas
     
Children of Margaret Murphy and James Webb are:
+ 373 i.   Opal Alene7 Webb, born November 11, 1919 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas; died July 24, 1993 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas.
+ 374 ii.   James Franklin Webb, born June 17, 1922 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas; died September 02, 1983 in Johnson County Regional Hospital, Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas.
  375 iii.   Harold Jackson Webb118, born December 15, 1924 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas; died December 07, 2000 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas.
  Notes for Harold Jackson Webb:
Jack Webb's Obituary taken from the Russellville Courrier Dec 08, 2000

CLARKSVILLE -- Jack Webb, 75, of Lamar died Thursday, Dec. 7, at Veterans Hospital in Little Rock.
Born Dec. 15, 1924, at Lamar to James Franklin and Elizabeth Murphy Webb, he was a descendant of Arkansas pioneer Miles Jackson Webb. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Detroit as a yeoman third class and was past owner and operator of the Gourmet House. He enjoyed raising cattle and tending his garden.
He was a 1942 graduate of Clarksville High School and attended Harding University, the University of Tulsa and the University of Arkansas. He received a bachelors degree in music education and a masters degree in elementary administration.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
Survivors include eight nieces and nephews, Jackie Adams of Lamar, Danny Rutledge of Ratcliff, Theta Ashing of Crestview, Fla., Neil Webb of Russellville, Kyle Webb of Houston, Texas, Mitch Webb and Rebecca Knox of Tulsa, Okla., and Steven Webb of Texas; an aunt, Eva Lee Neece of Miami, Okla; a sister-in-law, Sue Webb of Clarksville; and several cousins.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hardwicke Funeral Chapel in Clarksville. Burial will be in Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home.


  More About Harold Jackson Webb:
Burial: December 07, 2000, Lamar Cemetery, Johnson County, Arkansas

+ 376 iv.   Mitchell Joseph Webb, born October 14, 1929 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas; died July 31, 1977 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
     
Children of Margaret Murphy and "Dock" Rutledge are:
  377 i.   Herbert L.7 Rutledge118, born 1916; died Abt. 1942.
  Notes for Herbert L. Rutledge:
Herbert L. Rutledge was killed during World War Two.

+ 378 ii.   Franklin Kirby Rutledge, born January 18, 1918; died March 25, 1994 in Johnson County, Arkansas.


      238. Lula Mae6 Murphy (Mary Jane5 Hyatt, Francis Marion4, John A.3, Charles2, Charles1) was born March 10, 1903 in Johnson County, Arkansas119, and died May 15, 1986 in Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas119. She married (1) Clyde Walters. He was born March 20, 1900, and died August 1980 in Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas. She married (2) Jenks Warren120,121 April 17, 1920 in Johnson County, Arkansas, son of George Warren and Rebecca Warren. He was born 1894 in Garbor, Johnson County, Arkansas121, and died November 22, 1943 in Salus, Johnson County, Arkansas121.

More About Lula Mae Murphy:
Burial: May 15, 1986, Hagarville Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas
Cause of Death: Cancer
Census: January 27, 1920, Johnson County, Arkansas, Pittsburg Township
Social Security Number: 432-05-1731 issued in Arkansas

Notes for Clyde Walters:
Clyde Walters was the second husband of Lula Murphy.

More About Clyde Walters:
Burial: August 1980, Hagarville Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas
Cause of Death: Lukemia
Social Security Number: 430-66-4892 issued in Arkansas

Notes for Jenks Warren:
First Husband of Lula Mae Murphy.

More About Jenks Warren:
Ancestral File Number: 20K8-35G121
Cause of Death: Rectal Cancer
     
Children of Lula Murphy and Jenks Warren are:
+ 379 i.   Edith7 Warren, died Abt. 1997.
+ 380 ii.   Wanda Lee Warren, born Abt. 1923; died April 30, 2000 in Woodlands, Texas.
  381 iii.   Edward Warren, died Abt. February 2000.


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