Margaret Elizabeth Murphy

Summary information

Name Margaret Elizabeth Murphy
Date of birth 1817
Place of birth Ireland
Date of death 20 February 1887
Place of death Newtown Road, Petersham, NSW
Mother Bridget Walsh (or Welsh)
Father Francis Murphy
Siblings Mary Murphy (1816)
Winifred Murphy (1820)
Ellen Murphy (1823)
Thomas Murphy (1825)
Spouse Richard Frazer Morgan
Date of marriage 7 October 1833
Place of marriage Sydney, NSW
Children Sarah Morgan II
Elizabeth Morgan
John Joseph Morgan
Richard William Morgan
Rebecca Jane Morgan
Eleanor Morgan
Margaret Morgan
Lucy Morgan II
Frederick Morgan
Occupation -

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Richard Simpson (-)

Dorothy Simpson (1733) married Robert Register (-)

Eleanor Register (1764) — William Morgan (1764)

Other information

It is not certain that Bridget and Francis were Margaret's parents. Another record is that Margaret was born 26 February 1813 in Ireland, daughter of James Murphy and Sarah Wilkes.

Margaret arrived in Australia as a free person. Margaret and Richard were married in 2nd Scots Church, Elizabeth Street, County of Cumberland, NSW.

Margaret resided in Parramatta and Newtown Road Petersham. She died of acute gastro enteritis and was buried in Concord Roman Catholic Cemetery in Sydney, and in 1938 was reinterred in Rookwood Catholic Cemetery Trust Mortuary Section 13 (Lewisham).


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