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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Hon. Charles Murphey

Male 1799 - 1861  (61 years)


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  • Name Charles Murphey 
    Title Hon. 
    Born 9 May 1799  Huricane Creek, Anderson, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Political 1851 - 1853  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District. 
    Died 16 Jan 1861  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Charles Murphey
    Findagrave memorial for Charles Murphey
    ID 7114819
    Photographed
    Notes 
    • MURPHEY, Charles, a Representative from Georgia; born near Anderson, Anderson County, S.C., May 9, 1799; attended the country schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced practice in Decatur, Ga.; clerk of the superior court of De Kalb County, Ga., 1825-1827; member of the State house of representatives 1839-1841; served in the State senate in 1842, 1845, 1849-1850, 1855-1856; elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); resumed the practice of law; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Baltimore in 1860; died in Decatur, Ga., January 16, 1861; interment in Decatur City Cemetery. [2]
    Person ID I21189  Dickinson
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2018 

    Children 
    +1. Eliza Caroline Murphey,   b. 22 Oct 1839, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1917, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6603  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 May 1799 - Huricane Creek, Anderson, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District. - 1851 - 1853 - Washington, District of Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jan 1861 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S478] The Political Graveyard, Lawrence Kestenbaum, (Ann Arbor, Michigan: politicalgraveyard.com), http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/murfee-murphree.html#688.97.10.

    2. [S207263] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005, (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office 20xx), online., http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M001086.