John Fouquoy Murphy

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John Fouquoy Murphy

Birthplace: Halifax County, VA, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Reverend William Murphy Sr. and Mary Martha Murphy
Husband of Rachel Cooke and Rachael Murphy
Father of WILLIAM MURPHY and Hannah Ferguson
Brother of Keziah Barton; Mary Murphy; Tabitha Murphy; Reverend William Murphy Jr. and Joseph Murphy
Half brother of David Murphy; Dubart Murphy; Richard Murphy; Isaac Murphy; Sarah Murphy and 1 other

Occupation: Fought in Revolution
Managed by: Danny Ferguson
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About John Fouquoy Murphy

John Fouquoy Murphy was born on 12 June 1752 at Halifax County, Virginia.2,3,4,1 He was the son of William Murphy and Margaret Hodge.1 John was a Baptist Preacher.1 John Fouquoy Murphy was known as Rev.1
    On 8 February 1774, John Fouquoy Murphy married Rachel Cook, daughter of William Cook Jr and Margaret Green, at Pittsylvania County, Virginia.2,4,1
    John and Rachel migrated to Knox County, Tennessee.1
    John and Rachel migrated to Green County, Kentucky.1
    John Fouquoy Murphy died on 14 August 1818 at Warren County, Kentucky, at age 66. Or Green County Kentucky.2,3,4,1

Family Rachel Cook b. 17 May 1753, d. 3 February 1832


  1. William Murphy+ b. 16 Dec 1776, d. 4 Mar 1846
  2. Hannah Murphy b. c 1778
  3. Rev John Murphy Jr+ b. 12 Jun 1782, d. 17 Apr 1831
  4. Seth Murphy b. a 1785
  5. Margaret Murphy b. 19 Aug 1785, d. 2 Mar 1864
  6. Rachel Murphy b. 2 Apr 1788, d. 10 Jun 1874
  7. Rev Isaac T. Murphy+ b. 1790
  8. Hosea Murphy b. c 1794, d. a 24 Aug 1819
  9. Joseph Murphy b. 10 Dec 1797, d. 9 Mar 1876
 10. Cooke Murphy


  1. [S971] Compiled by Maggie Sallee (prior to 1920) Edited & Completed by Mrs. H. Chris Wallace, Murphy Family History, Page 9. Viewed online at <>> on 9 July 2005.
  2. [S57] Allen G. Werts, 23 October 1998.
  3. [S37] Marvin A. Grant Jr., Compiler, Marvin A. Grant Jr, email:e-mail address, online
  4. [S118] Sarah Frances Jarvis Pierce, Meadows family.
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John Fouquoy Murphy's Timeline

June 12, 1752
Halifax County, VA, United States
Age 23
August 14, 1818
Age 66