MURPHY TREE

My MURPHY research has a long way to go, it’s made difficult by not being able to establish where they came from in Ireland, County Down or County Clare, I think both; my great grand parents William and Catherine both being Murphy's.

Laurie Fowers, great great granddaughter of William and Catherine gave quite a large part of the information to me, I am just filling in the gaps. My thanks and love to Laurie.

We have quite a few photos of the Murphy’s on the photo page.

I would love to hear from the Hanratty's, McTear's, O’Brien's, and Mobbs (in Australia) and the many other names listed on this site ***This page will be updated as information is researched and verified***

Notes for WILLIAM MURPHY: William went out to America after 1901 (he appears on that year’s census) to work leaving Catherine and their children in Egremont. He was a mine sinker; he could not read or write so he paid for a woman to write his letters home and to send them money. Some time later William met a relative or friend from Egremont, who had been to South Africa. They told him that his family back in Egremont had not received any letters or money; it appears that the woman had kept the money and not sent the letters. William died in America but we have been unable to find where and when he went to in America or where and when he died. His birthplace was Ireland and as can be imagined there are hundreds of William Murphy’s born in Ireland on the Ellis Island site. But we keep looking and one day we may find him.

Descendants of Peter McKenny

Generation No. 1

1. PETER2 MCKENNY (JOHN1) was born in Ireland, and died Abt. 1824 in Egremont. He met BRIDGET. She was born 1787, and died 25 February 1873 in St Johns Beckermet.

Child of PETER MCKENNY and BRIDGET is: 2. i. ROSE3 MCKENNY, b. 1816; d. 18 June 1881, Egremont.

Generation No. 2

2. ROSE3 MCKENNY (PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1816, and died 18 June 1881 in Egremont. She met LUKE MURPHY 1834. He was born 1813 in Ireland, and died 17 January 1878 in Egremont.

More About ROSE MCKENNY: Burial: 22 June 1881, St Mary’s, Cleator

More About LUKE MURPHY and ROSE MCKENNY: Single: 1834

Children of ROSE MCKENNY and LUKE MURPHY are: i. PETER4 MURPHY, b. 1835; m. JANE MCCARTEN, 28 June 1862, St Begus chapel, Cleator.

Notes for PETER MURPHY: Peter was married in 1862 but on all the census he is single?? 1881 unmarried living with his mother!

More About PETER MURPHY and JANE MCCARTEN: Marriage: 28 June 1862, St Begus chapel, Cleator

ii. ARTHUR MURPHY, b. 1838, Ireland; d. Egremont Cumberland. iii. CATHERINE MURPHY, b. 1842, Ireland; d. 26 March 1853, Low Mill. St Johns Beckermet.

More About CATHERINE MURPHY: Burial: Egremont Cemetery

3. iv. MARY MURPHY b. 1847. 4. v. JOHN MURPHY, b. 1850. 5. vi. JAMES MURPHY, b. 1 August 1852. 6. vii. CATHERINE MURPHY, b. 23 May 1856, Low Mill. St Johns Beckermet; d. 17 August 1911, Egremont.

Generation No. 3

3. MARY4 MURPHY (ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1847. She married JOHN MCTEAR 2 March 1867 in St Begus, Whitehaven.

More About JOHN MCTEAR and MARY MURPHY: Marriage: 2 March 1867, St Begus, Whitehaven

Children of MARY MURPHY and JOHN MCTEAR are: i. HENRY5 MCTEAR. ii. JOSEPH MCTEAR. iii. LUKE MCTEAR. 7. iv. ARTHUR MCTEAR, b. 1862, Egremont Cumberland. 8. v. JOHN MCTEAR, b. 1867, Egremont Cumberland. 9. vi. HENRY MCTEAR, b. Abt. 1874, Egremont Cumberland; d. ?Cleator. vii. JAMES MCTEAR, b. 1876, Egremont Cumberland. viii. PETER MCTEAR, b. 1878, Egremont Cumberland. ix. CATHERINE MCTEAR, b. 1880, Egremont Cumberland.

4. JOHN4 MURPHY (ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1850. He married ELIZA MCCARTHY 3 June 1883 in St Mary’s Egremont, daughter of JOHN MCCARTHY and MARGARET.

More About JOHN MURPHY and ELIZA MCCARTHY: Marriage: 3 June 1883, St Mary’s Egremont

Children of JOHN MURPHY and ELIZA MCCARTHY are: i. JOHN5 MURPHY, b. 1885. ii. ROSSANA MURPHY, b. 1886.

5. JAMES4 MURPHY (ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1 August 1852. He married ANNIE CUNNINGHAM 21 June 1885 in St Mary’s RC Egremont, daughter of ARTHUR CUNNINGHAM.

More About JAMES MURPHY and ANNIE CUNNINGHAM: Marriage: 21 June 1885, St Mary’s RC Egremont

Children of JAMES MURPHY and ANNIE CUNNINGHAM are: i. JAMES5 MURPHY, b. 1886. ii. JOHN MURPHY, b. 1888. iii. MARGARET MURPHY, b. 1890.

6. CATHERINE4 MURPHY (ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 23 May 1856 in Low Mill. St Johns Beckermet, and died 17 August 1911 in Egremont. She met WILLIAM MURPHY 18 December 1883, son of JOHN MURPHY. He was born in Ireland.

More About CATHERINE MURPHY: Burial: Egremont

More About WILLIAM MURPHY: Occupation: Iron ore miner below ground

More About WILLIAM MURPHY and CATHERINE MURPHY: Single: 18 December 1883

Children of CATHERINE MURPHY and WILLIAM MURPHY are:

10. i. MARY5 MURPHY, b. 17 May 1879, Egremont Cumberland; d. 9 May 1928, American Folk, Utah, USA.

ii. ANNIE MURPHY, b. 19 October 1883, Egremont Cumberland; d. 2 February 1902, Egremont Cumberland.

11. iii. LUKE MURPHY, b. 3 December 1885, St Bees, Cumberland; d. 3 January 1886, St Mary's Rc Egremont. iv. ROSE MURPHY, b. 10 March 1887, St Bees, Cumberland; d. 1887.

12. v. CATHERINE MURPHY, b. 14 August 1888, St Bee's, Cumberland; d. 20 September 1956, Egremont Cumberland.

13. vi. ROSE MURPHY, b. 28 March 1890, St Bees, Cumberland.

vii. WILLIAM MURPHY, b. 19 August 1892, Egremont Cumberland; m. (1) ELIZABETH ASKEL, 3 January 1920, St Mary’s Egremont; m. (2) MARY ROBINSON, 1 November 1924, Ashington Durham.

More About WILLIAM MURPHY and ELIZABETH ASKEL: Marriage: 3 January 1920, St Mary’s Egremont

More About WILLIAM MURPHY and MARY ROBINSON: Marriage: 1 November 1924, Ashington Durham

viii. MARGARET MURPHY, b. 6 October 1895, Egremont Cumberland; d. 4 November 1895, Finchley; m. EDWARD FOWLER.

Margaret Murphy

Notes for MARGARET MURPHY:

moved to North Finchley London after marriage

More About MARGARET MURPHY: Burial: 12 November 1953, St Pancreas, Catholic Cemetery, East Finchley

14. ix. BRIDGET MURPHY, b. 13 March 1898, Egremont Cumberland; d. 1933, Egremont Cumberland.

Murphy Sisters. Bridget Margaret, Rose and ?Catherine or Anne

Generation No. 4

7. ARTHUR5 MCTEAR (MARY4 MURPHY, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1862 in Egremont Cumberland. He married ABIGAIL. She was born Abt. 1875 in Ireland.

Children of ARTHUR MCTEAR and ABIGAIL are: i. ARTHUR6 MCTEAR, b. 1897, Egremont Cumberland. ii. WILLIAM MCTEAR, b. 1900, Egremont Cumberland.

8. JOHN5 MCTEAR (MARY4 MURPHY, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1867 in Egremont Cumberland. He married MARY. She was born Abt. 1868 in Egremont Cumberland.

Children of JOHN MCTEAR and MARY are: i. JAMES6 MCTEAR. ii. ARTHUR MCTEAR. iii. JORDAN MCTEAR. iv. ROSE MCTEAR. v. MARY MCTEAR. vi. FLORENCE MCTEAR.

9. HENRY5 MCTEAR (MARY4 MURPHY, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1874 in Egremont Cumberland, and died in ?Cleator. He married ANNIE Abt. 1897. She was born Abt. 1878 in Cleator Moor.

More About HENRY MCTEAR and ANNIE: Marriage: Abt. 1897

Children of HENRY MCTEAR and ANNIE are: i. MARY6 MCTEAR, b. 1898, Cleator Moor. ii. ESTHER MCTEAR, b. 1900, Cleator Moor.

10. MARY5 MURPHY (CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 17 May 1879 in Egremont Cumberland, and died 9 May 1928 in American Folk, Utah, USA. She met (1) JOHN O'BRIEN 7 January 1902 in St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland, son of CAINES O'BRIEN. He was born Abt. 1878 in ? Egremont or Ireland. She married (2) THOMAS TIDWELL 4 January 1909 in American Fork, Utah, USA. He was born 1830, and died 16 June 1912. She married (3) DAVID ABSALOM TIDWELL 19 October 1913 in American Fork, Utah, USA. He was born 1866.

Mary Murphy and Children

More About JOHN O'BRIEN and MARY MURPHY: Single: 7 January 1902, St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland

More About THOMAS TIDWELL and MARY MURPHY: Marriage: 4 January 1909, American Fork, Utah, USA

Notes for DAVID ABSALOM TIDWELL: David is the son of Mary's second husband Thomas Tiddwell

More About DAVID TIDWELL and MARY MURPHY: Marriage: 19 October 1913, American Fork, Utah, USA

Children of MARY MURPHY and JOHN O'BRIEN are: i. CAINS6 O'BRIEN. ii. JOHN WILLIAM O'BRIEN. iii. ANNIE MARIE O'BRIEN.

Child of MARY MURPHY and THOMAS TIDWELL is: 15. iv. MARTHA6 TIDWELL, b.1910; d. 1961, Utah.

Child of MARY MURPHY and DAVID TIDWELL is: v. THOMAS LESLIE6 TIDWELL, b. 27 March 1916; d. 9 May 1942.

11. LUKE5 MURPHY (CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 3 December 1885 in St Bees, Cumberland, and died 3 January 1886 in St Mary's RC Egremont. He married MARY A O'CONNER 28 July 1914 in St Mary's RC, Egremont.

More About LUKE MURPHY and MARY O'CONNER: Marriage: 28 July 1914, St Mary's RC, Egremont

Children of LUKE MURPHY and MARY O'CONNER are:

i. WILLIAM6 MURPHY.

 ii. JAMES MURPHY.

iii. JOSEPH MURPHY.

iv. LUKE MURPHY.

v. HANNAH MURPHY. m PETER WARD

vi. MARY MURPHY, m. WILLIAM HUTCHINSON.

vii. LUKE MURPHY.

                                                                                            

Murphy's: Mary 2 yrs. Hannah 5 yrs. Luke 7 yrs. Joseph 11yrs. James 14 yrs

12. CATHERINE5 MURPHY (CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 14 August 1888 in St Bee's, Cumberland, and died 20 September 1956 in Egremont Cumberland. She met HENRY BROCKLEBANK 1 July 1914 in St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland, son of BENJAMIN BROCKLEBANK and ELEANOR THOMPSON/MOSSOP. He was born 1 July 1888 in Drigg, Cumberland, and died 29 April 1967 in Egremont, Cumberland.

 

Catherine and Henry Brocklebank

More About CATHERINE MURPHY: Burial: Egremont Cemetery

More About HENRY BROCKLEBANK: Burial: Egremont Cemetery Occupation: Store Keeper at Sellerfields

More About HENRY BROCKLEBANK and CATHERINE MURPHY: Single: 1 July 1914, St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland

Children of CATHERINE MURPHY and HENRY BROCKLEBANK are:

i. PHILIP6 BROCKLEBANK. Died 1917

ii. ELLEN BROCKLEBANK.

iii. CATHERINE BROCKLEBANK, Died 1999

iv. ROSE BROCKLEBANK, Died 2004

v. HENRY BROCKLEBANK. Died 2005

vi. JOSEPH BROCKLEBANK.

vii. GEORGE BROCKLEBANK, Died 1951

13. ROSE5 MURPHY (CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 28 March 1890 in St Bees, Cumberland. She married ANDREW HANRATTY in St Begus chapel, Cleator.

Notes for ROSE MURPHY: lived at Bishop Auckland after marriage

 

Rose Murphy       

More About ANDREW HANRATTY and ROSE MURPHY: Marriage: St Begus chapel, Cleator

Children of ROSE MURPHY and ANDREW HANRATTY are:

i. JAMES6 HANRATTY.

ii. EILEEN HANRATTY.

iii. PATRICIA HANRATTY. RIP

14. BRIDGET5 MURPHY (CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 13 March 1898 in Egremont Cumberland, and died 1933 Grange over Sands. She married CECIL MOBBS 27 July 1918. b Australia

Bridget Murphy

More About BRIDGET MURPHY: Burial: Egremont Cemetery

More About CECIL MOBBS and BRIDGET MURPHY: Marriage: 27 July 1918

Children of BRIDGET MURPHY and CECIL MOBBS are: i. LAWRANCE6 MOBBS. ii. DOREEN MOBBS.

NOTE: Bridget and Cecil went back to Cecil’s home in Australia; Bridget came home to Egremont circa 1933 and died due to illness or operation. She was buried in Egremont Cumberland Cemetery. Cecil and the Children did not come with her to my knowledge.

Generation No. 5

15. MARTHA6 TIDWELL (MARY5 MURPHY, CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1910, and died 1961 in Utah. She married JOSEPH BINGHAM DYKES. He was born 1899, and died 1966 in Utah.

Child of MARTHA TIDWELL and JOSEPH DYKES is: 18. i. MICHAEL DOYLE7 DYKES.

16. HANNAH6 MURPHY (LUKE5, CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) She married PETER WARD.

17. ROSE6 BROCKLEBANK (CATHERINE5 MURPHY, CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) was born 1923 in Egremont, Cumberland. died 2004 Barnsley South Yorkshire. She married HARRY WARD 3 January 1947 in St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland, son of ERNEST WARD and JANE STATHER. He was born 22 August 1920 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, and died 30 June 1996 in Barnsley Yorkshire.

The Wedding of Rose Brocklebank and Harry Ward

More About HARRY WARD and ROSE BROCKLEBANK: Marriage: St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland

Children of ROSE BROCKLEBANK and HARRY WARD are:

i. PHILIP JOSEPH7 WARD.

ii. GEORGE GREGORY WARD.

iii. ROSEMARY WARD. iv. PATRICIA JANE CECILIA WARD, Barnsley, Yorkshire; m. IAN ROGER CLEWS, St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire.

More About PATRICIA JANE CECILIA WARD: Occupation: State Enrolled Nurse

 

More About IAN CLEWS and PATRICIA WARD: Marriage: St Mary's RC Church, Egremont, Cumberland

Generation No. 6

18. MICHAEL DOYLE7 DYKES (MARTHA6 TIDWELL, MARY5 MURPHY, CATHERINE4, ROSE3 MCKENNY, PETER2, JOHN1) He married KAY BETH KOLDEWYN.

Children of MICHAEL DYKES and KAY KOLDEWYN are: i. LAURIE ANNE8 DYKES. ii. JEFFREY MICHAEL DYKES. iii. PAMLA KAY DYKES. iv. MICHELLE JENAE DYKES. v. LIESL MARIE DYKES.

Patricia Clews © 2003 Updated  06/08/2008

 

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