Person:Jane Unknown (491)

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Name[1] Jane
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1809 Pennsylvania
Marriage est 1832 Philadelphia, Philadelphiato William C. Murphy
Census 01 JUN 1850 Camden, Camden, New JerseySouth Ward
with William C. Murphy
Census 16 JUN 1860 Philadelphia, Philadelphiawith William C. Murphy
Census 07 JUN 1870 Philadelphia, Philadelphia2nd District, 1st ward
with William C. Murphy
Census NOV 1870 Philadelphia, Philadelphia2nd District, 1st ward
with William C. Murphy
Residence[1] 1880 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death[2] 11 Sep 1880 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Burial[2] 14 SEP 1880 Evergreen Cemetery, Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States

Jane was born in 1809 in Pennsylvania. Her parents were both born in Pennsylvania. She married William C. Murphy. On the 1840 census 4th ward, Southwark, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, the household of William C. Murphy contained a female, age 30 to 40, presumed to be his wife Jane.

Jane and William appeared on the census of 1850 with their children Jane, Robert, John, George and Ann in the South Ward, Camden, New Jersey. Also in the household was William's aunt, Catherine Chesnut, age 66. Jane and William appeared on the census of 1860 with their children Robert and John in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. William's aunt, Catherine Chesnut, was still living with the family.

Jane and William appeared on the census of 1870 with their children Robert and John in the 2nd District, 1st ward, Philadelphia. Jane and William also appeared on the 2nd of enumeration of census of 1870 in the in the 2nd District with their sons Robert and John. Jane Murphy appeared on the census of 1880 with her husband in the household of her son, John R. Murphy, at 932 Tasker Street, Philadelphia.

Jane Murphy died on 11 September 1880 in Philadelphia. An obituary for Jane was published on 14 September 1880 in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

"MURPHY - On the 11th instant, JANE, wife of William C. Murphy, aged seventy-one years. The relatives and friends of the family, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No. 1206 Moore street, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. To proceed to Evergreen Cemetery."

She was buried on 14 September 1880 at Evergreen Cemetery in Camden, New Jersey.


Additional Sources

Letter, Laura Loyburg to Lauren Mahorter, List of those buried in Sec. D, lot 156, of Evergreen Cemetery, Camden, NJ; Jane Murphy, 71 yrs, d. 8/14/1880.

1840 U.S. census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Co., Wm. Murphy.

1850 U.S. census, New Jersey, South Ward, Camden Co., pg. 104, dwelling 532, family 560, William C. Murphy, enumerated 12 Oct 1850, but the inclusion of daughter Ann, who died in 23 July 1850, indicates that the family responded based on the official census date of 1 Jun 1850.

1860 U.S. census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Co., 1st ward, 4th precinct, pg. 271, dwelling 709, William C. Murphy.

1870 U.S. census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Co., 1st ward, 2nd district, pg.34, line 14, William C. Murphy.

1870 U.S. census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Co., pg. 31, line 4, William Murphy.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jane Murphy, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1166; Family History Film: 1255166; Page: 243.1000; Enumeration District: 17; Image: 0498.

    Birth Date: abt 1808; Birth Place: Pennsylvania; Residence Date: 1880; Residence Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  2. 2.0 2.1 Obituary - Jane Murphy, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Philadelphia Inquirer. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), page 5, 14 Sep 1880.

    MURPHY - On the 11th instant, JANE, wife of William C. Murphy, aged seventy-one years.
    The relatives and friends of the family, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No. 1206 Moore street, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. To proceed to Evergreen Cemetery.