MURPHY, Peter

MURPHY, Peter

Male 1824 - 1898  (73 years)

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  • Name MURPHY, Peter  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 26 Jun 1824  , , Co. Waterford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Naturalization 7 May 1859  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 3 Mar 1898  Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: phthisis (pulmonary tuberculosis or a similar progressive systemic disease) 
    009 1898 Peter Murphy death register
    009 1898 Peter Murphy death register
    DEATHS REGISTERED in the Town of Scituate for the Year 1898 – No. 24, 2 Mar 1898, Peter Murphy of Scituate, male, married, died in Scituate at age 73 from Phthisis. Place of burial is Scituate. He was born in Ireland and his occupation was a moss buyer. His parents, John Murphy and Mary O’Brien were both born in Ireland. Recorded on Jan 6, 1899.
    Buried 5 Mar 1898  Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Address:
    northeast corner of the intersection of
    Stockbridge Rd. and Meeting House Ln.
    Scituate, MA Scituate,
    USA 
    • This grave is located at the following GPS coordinates: Latitude: 42.189267; Longitude: -70.731317
    Notes 
    • From Diane Kliebert's notes:

      Peter Murphy came from Waterford County, Ireland. He arrived in NY on 31 Mar 1850. He became a US Citizen on 7 May 1859 in Boston. We know that Peter could write because he signed his name on his naturalization papers.

      "Peter Murphy owned the Merrymount House in Scituate. Discovered that there was moss off the Scituate coast and gathered it. Peter offered jobs to young Irish men who had come from Ireland. They would stay at the Merrymounh House and do mossing." - from Stan Murphy

    Father MURPHY, John Sr.,   b. Abt 1789, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother O'BRIEN, Mary 

    Spouse DEVLIN, Bridget,   b. 16 May 1833, , , Co. Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1905, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1859  Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    +1. MURPHY, Mary Frances,   b. 18 Jul 1860, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1925, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. MURPHY, Sarah Ellen,   b. 3 Apr 1862, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. MURPHY, Joseph Peter,   b. 18 Feb 1864, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1940, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. MURPHY, James Henry,   b. 16 Oct 1866, , , Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 74 years)
    +5. MURPHY, Edward F.,   b. 14 Nov 1870, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1928, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     6. MURPHY, Anna Elizabeth "Annie",   b. 10 Mar 1875, , , Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904, , , Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1824 - , , Co. Waterford, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 7 May 1859 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1859 - Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - MURPHY, Mary Frances - 18 Jul 1860 - Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - MURPHY, Sarah Ellen - 3 Apr 1862 - Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - MURPHY, Joseph Peter - 18 Feb 1864 - Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - MURPHY, James Henry - 16 Oct 1866 - , , Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - MURPHY, Edward F. - 14 Nov 1870 - Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - MURPHY, Anna Elizabeth "Annie" - 10 Mar 1875 - , , Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: phthisis (pulmonary tuberculosis or a similar progressive systemic disease) - 3 Mar 1898 - Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    northeast corner of the intersection of
    Stockbridge Rd. and Meeting House Ln.
    Scituate, MA Scituate,
    USA - 5 Mar 1898 - Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Headstones
    009 2012 Murphy headstone E side detail
    009 2012 Murphy headstone E side detail
    Old Saint Mary Cemetery, Scituate, MA --- Detailed view of the East side of the Peter Murphy family monument which bears the inscription: PETER MURPHY, BORN JUNE 25 1824, DIED MAR. 3, 1898. BRIDGET DEVLIN MURPHY, BORN MAY 16, 1833, DIED MAR. 6, 1905. Peter Murphy and Bridget Devlin Murphy were husband and wife. [Photo credit: Donna Goldstein]
    009 2012 Murphy headstone S side detail
    009 2012 Murphy headstone S side detail
    Old Saint Mary Cemetery, Scituate, MA --- Detailed view of the South side of the Peter Murphy family monument which bears the inscription: ANNIE E. MURPHY 1875-1904. Anna E. Murphy was the daughter of Patrick Murphy and Bridget Devlin. [Photo credit: Donna Goldstein]
    009 2012 Relative position of two Murphy headstones
    009 2012 Relative position of two Murphy headstones
    Old Saint Mary Cemetery, Scituate, MA --- This photo shows the relative positions of the headstones of brothers Patrick and Peter Murphy. Patrick's family is buried beneath the stone on the left and Peter's family is buried beneath the stone on the right. [Photo credit: Donna Goldstein]
    009 unkn Murphy headstone
    009 unkn Murphy headstone
    This stone, located in Old Saint Mary Cemetery in Scituate, MA, marks the graves of Peter Murphy (1824-1898), Bridget Devlin (1833-1905) and Annie E. Murphy (1875-1904).

    Immigration & Travel
    009 1859 Peter Murphy Naturalization
    009 1859 Peter Murphy Naturalization

    Vital Records
    009 1860 Mary F Murphy birth register 2
    009 1860 Mary F Murphy birth register 2
    009 1862 Sarah Ellen Murphy birth register
    009 1862 Sarah Ellen Murphy birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the Town of Scituate for the Year 1862 – No. 20, 3 Apr 1862, Sarah Ellen Murphy, female, born in Scituate to Peter Murphy and Bridget Devlin of Scituate. Father is a laborer born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    009 1864 Joseph Murphy birth register
    009 1864 Joseph Murphy birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the Town of Scituate for the Year of 1864 – No. 9, 18 Jan 1864, Joseph Peter Murphy, male, born in Scituate to Peter Murphy and Bridget Devlin of Scituate. Father is a moss gatherer born inIreland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    009 1866 James Henry Murphy birth register
    009 1866 James Henry Murphy birth register
    BIRTHS REGISTERED in the Town of Scituate for the Year 1866 – No. 41, 16 Oct, 1866, James Henry Murphy, male, born in Scituate to Peter Murphy and Bridget Devlin of Scituate. Father is a Mosser born in Ireland. Mother was born in Ireland.
    009 1859 Murphy Devlin marriage intention
    009 1859 Murphy Devlin marriage intention
    INTENTIONS OF MARRIAGE entered in Scituate in 1859-60 --- No. 18 CLERK'S OFFICE, Scituate, the 15th day of October 1859 between Peter Murphy of Scituate aged 33 years, by occupation a Laborer. He was born in Co. Waterford, Ireland and was the son of John and Mary Murphy. This will be his first marriage. AND Bridget Devlin of Scituate aged 25 years. She was born in Ireland and was the daughter of James. This will be her first marriage.
    009 1898 Peter Murphy death register
    009 1898 Peter Murphy death register
    DEATHS REGISTERED in the Town of Scituate for the Year 1898 – No. 24, 2 Mar 1898, Peter Murphy of Scituate, male, married, died in Scituate at age 73 from Phthisis. Place of burial is Scituate. He was born in Ireland and his occupation was a moss buyer. His parents, John Murphy and Mary O’Brien were both born in Ireland. Recorded on Jan 6, 1899.
    009 1892 Edward Eugene Murphy baptism record
    009 1892 Edward Eugene Murphy baptism record
    Edward Eugene Murphy; baptized 13 Nov 1892; born 24 Oct 1892; parents James H. Murphy of Scituate and Katherine Murphy of Scituate; godparents Edward F. Murphy and Sara E. Murphy; priest J. P. Egan

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.), Year: 1880; Census Place: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts ; Roll: 550; Family History Film: 1254550; Page: 6D; Enumer ation District: 551; Image: 0318. (Reliability: 3).
      009 1880 US Census Peter Murphy household p1
      009 1880 US Census Peter Murphy household p1
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: 550; Family History Film: 1254550; Page: 6D; Enumeration District: 551; Image: 0318.


    2. [S80] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1870; Census Place: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts ; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: . (Reliability: 3).
      009 1870 US Census Peter Murphy household
      009 1870 US Census Peter Murphy household


    3. [S277] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1860; Census Place: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts ; Roll: ; Page: 650; Image: 646. (Reliability: 3).
      009 1860 US Census Peter Murphy household
      009 1860 US Census Peter Murphy household


    4. [S188] Massachusetts, Plymouth Co., Scituate - Old Saint Mary Cemetery - Grave Markers, Grave Markers, (Scituate, Plymouth, MA), Murphy headstone (Latitude: 42.189267, Longitude: -70.73131 7) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S103] Massachusetts - Death Certificate (short form) at MassVitalRec, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, (Registry of Vital Records and Statistics; Dorchester, Massachusetts;), death certificate (short form),182,1925,Mary F. Cashman (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S123] Massachusetts - Naturalization Records, Originals, 1906-1929 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.), Peter Murphy of Scituate (Reliability: 3).
      009 1859 Peter Murphy Naturalization
      009 1859 Peter Murphy Naturalization


    7. [S275] Massachusetts - Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.), Sarah Ellen Murphy (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S309] Massachusetts, Plymouth Co., Scituate - Sparells Funeral Home Book, Sparells Funeral Home, (Scituate, Plymouth, MA), page 225, number 49, yearly no. 17 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S275] Massachusetts - Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.), Year: 1859, Page:31, No.:18 (Reliability: 3).
      009 1859 Murphy Devlin marriage intention
      009 1859 Murphy Devlin marriage intention
      INTENTIONS OF MARRIAGE entered in Scituate in 1859-60 --- No. 18 CLERK'S OFFICE, Scituate, the 15th day of October 1859 between Peter Murphy of Scituate aged 33 years, by occupation a Laborer. He was born in Co. Waterford, Ireland and was the son of John and Mary Murphy. This will be his first marriage. AND Bridget Devlin of Scituate aged 25 years. She was born in Ireland and was the daughter of James. This will be her first marriage.