Date of Death: 1 Sep 1874
Subject: John Murphy
Source: Andrew County Republican, 11 Sep 1874, p. 8
On the 1st instant, John Murphy, who was well known in the county, died, and was buried the next day in the cemetery of Benjamin Holt. The funeral of the deceased was attended by a large number of relatives, friends and neighbors. Deceased was born in Rockbridge county, Virginia, whence he emigrated to Ohio, then to Indiana, where he lived many years. In 1857 he removed to Andrew county, Missouri, where he resided up to the time of his death. Deceased has one brother living in Indiana, another (Reed Murphy) living in this county, and one son living here-- Hugh Murphy-- besides two grandchildren-- heirs of Charles M. Daily, Esq., by his first wife.