Catherine Elizabeth Murphy


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Catherine Elizabeth Murphy 1143

  • Born: 18 Jul 1834, Keokuk, Iowa 1143,1161
  • Marriage (1): Sgt. William Pugh Dunham 17 Jan 1856 in Jackson Twp., Henry Co., Iowa 1156,1157
  • Died: 6 Mar 1917, Fort Worth, Texas at age 82 1143,1161
  • Buried: Lansing, Leavenworth Co., Kansas

bullet   FamilySearch ID: MZY3-RXD. Find a Grave ID: 223490020.


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residence, 1856, Round Praire, Jefferson Co., Iowa. 945 Relationships presumed. Catharine is the wife of William P. Dunham
Payton is a printer but not yet married.

residence, 1860, Potosi Township, Linn Co., Kansas. 947
Relationships presumed.
He is shown as born in Iowa, age 29 and is below his 25 year old wife Catherine.

Pension: 52 pages beginning, 13 Jan 1865, Salem, Henry Co., Iowa. WC 51045

residence, 1880, Leavenworth, Kansas. 1498 Seamstress. Widowed head of household.

residence: at residence of her daughter, Mrs. Luella Lee, 1910 to 6 Mar 1917, Fort Worth, Texas. 1499,1500

Obituary: The Leavenworth Times, page 5, 8 Mar 1917, Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., Kansas. Gives account of husband dying at Andersonville
Names daughter Mrs. Frank Lee at whose home she died,
Names one son William of New York, one daughter Mrs. S. H. Kiser of Leavenworth, one brother J. B. Murphy of Leavenworth, and an only sister, Mrs. William Kroscup of Denver.

Cemetery: Mount Muncie Cemetery, 9 Mar 1917, Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., Kansas. 1501


Catherine married Sgt. William Pugh Dunham, son of John Ellison Dunham and Vashti Willets, 17 Jan 1856 in Jackson Twp., Henry Co., Iowa 1156.,1157 (Sgt. William Pugh Dunham was born 8 Mar 1831 in Wayne County, Indiana,850,1143 died 30 Oct 1864 in Millen, Georgia 1143,1158 and was buried in Beaufort, Beaufort Co., SC.)

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