Descendants of John & Deborah MURPHY


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1. Captain John G. MURPHY, son of Sir Lawrence MURPHY, was born in 1780 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland and died about 1845 in , , Upper Canada aged about 65.

Captain John G Murphy came to Canada from Wexford, Ireland 1819 arriving in Kingston, Ontario. He came with his wife Deborah (Davis) and their children: Lawrence, John, Richard, Davis, Thomas, Jane, and Margaret.
Captain John was the son of Laurence Murphy or Goodmurphy and an officer in the 54th Regiment of the Foot. He was given a grant of land in Canada and put on half-pay. He arrived in Kingston to take up his grant. Captain John left his oldest son William in Ireland (with grandparents). Lawrence the second child was apprenticed to a shoemaker in Kingston (for a term of 3 years). The parents and other children moved on to Wellington, Ontario (then called Smokeville - after Daniel Reynolds - referred to by the local Indians as Old Smoke).
John and Deborah remained in Wellington for some years. As the children grew up and married, they spread out through the nearby counties. Deborah was living in Percy Twp near Warkworth, Ontario when she passed away obo 1848 - 1850. No record on John's passing.
Two sons were born in Canada: Gilbert then Francis.
Beleive G in John G Murphy stood for GOOD. Captain John used John G Murphy in 1833 in Wellington, then next year he used John Good Murphy.
Above information, for the most part was derived from a Family Genealogy done by Eliza Goodmurphy Cooper, daughter of Lawrence Goodmurphy and granddaughter of Captain John.

Events

He emigrated to Upper canada, landing in Kingston about 1819 from , , , Ireland.

John married Deborah DAVIS, daughter of William DAVIS and Jane SPARROW, about 1800 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 M    i. William GOODMURPHY was born about 1801 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland.

Events

William resided in , , , Ireland.

+ 3 M    ii. Lawrence GOODMURPHY was born on February 14, 1805 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland1 and died on December 17, 1891 in , Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada aged 86.

   4 M    iii. John C. GOODMURPHY was born about 1806 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland2 and died on June 20, 1890 in Consecon, Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged about 84.

   5 M    iv. Richard MURPHY was born on June 3, 1809 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland2 and died on May 13, 1895 in Wellington, Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 85.

   6 M    v. Davis GOODMURPHY was born on July 27, 1813 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland2 and died on August 3, 1885 in Wellington, Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 72.

   7 M    vi. Thomas G. MURPHY was born on July 28, 1814 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland2 and died on September 2, 1898 in Brighton, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 84.

   8 F    vii. Jane GOODMURPHY was born about 1816 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland.2

   9 F    viii. Margurette GOODMURPHY was born about 1816 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland2 and died on October 15, 1885 in Seymor Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged about 69.

   10 M    ix. Gilbert GOODMURPHY was born about 1823 in Wellington, Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada2 and died on October 26, 1878 in Hillier Twp Anglican Cemetery, Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged about 55.

   11 M    x. Francis MURPHY was born on November 1, 1825 in Wellington, Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada2 and died on July 16, 1896 in Consecon, Prince Edward Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 70.

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