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  • Angelina Arkmena Murphy (Lockart) (1813 - 1860)
    From Bartlett, Loop, Fortson, Walker, and Other Families Angelina Arkmena Lockart ID# 7495, b. 18 October 1812 Father: William Lockart [1],[2],[3] Mother: Elizabeth ('Betsy') McFadin [4],[5...
  • Ann Watson (1722 - 1795)
    Source 1: Our Southern Family- a compilation from many cousins Entries: 178 Updated: 2005-10-03 21:45:01 UTC (Mon) Contact: Gaila Merrington *****************************. ..
  • Ann Sturgill (c.1730 - d.)
  • Audie Murphy, 1LT (1924 - 1971)
    A legend in his own time, Audie Murphy was the most decorated American Army soldier of World War II who went on to become a celebrated movie star for over two decades in the post-war era, appearing in ...

About the Murphy surname


  • Murphy is an Anglicized version of two Irish surnames: Ó Murchadha/Ó Murchadh ("descendant of Murchadh"), and Mac Murchaidh/Mac Murchadh ("son of Murchadh")derived from the Irish personal name Murchadh, which meant "sea-warrior" or "sea-battler". (Muir meaning "sea" and cath meaning "battle".
  • Spelling variations include Murphey, MacMurphy, MacMurrough, O'Morchoe and others. In modern Irish, "Ó Murchú", rather than "Ó Murchadha", is used.
  • Murphy is the most common surname in Ireland and the fifty-eighth most common surname in the United States

Murphy profiles on Geni

Patrick B. Murphy 1852-1935 (Private tree)