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24. Robert King MURPHY1,2,64,73,74 was born on 1 August 1834 in Anderson County, South Carolina.1 He died on 11 February 1911 at the age of 76 in Texas.1 Robert married Dicey Emily Rogers, daughter of Joseph T. Rogers and Dicey Emily Howard, b. 9 Nov 1836, d. 2 Aug 1871. Robert married [2] Mary Hannah Baker.

1860 Anderson Co TX
R. K. Murphy, age 26, Farmer, $600, $2205 in pers prop; b. SC
Emily age 24
Elizabeth 7
S., female age 5
Joshua 3 - 1st child born in TX
Charles age 1

1870 Anderson Co TX, p.50b, Household 751
R. K. Murphy, age 36, Farmer $1200 & $1300, b. SC
Emily age 34, b. SC
Elizabeth 17
Sabilla 15
Oza age 13, b. TX
Charley 11
James 7
Martha 5
Elvin 2

1880 in Anderson Co TX.
Robert K. Murphey, age 46, Mary H. Murphey, wife, age 37, b. in GA. All the children born in Texas:
Ezekiel C. age 21
James L. age 16
Sarah M. age 14
Lawrence E. age 11
Joel T. age 5
Lucinda R., age 7
Robert K, age 3
[The last three, Lucinda, Joel, & Robert were likely children of Mary Hannah. Based on the birth places of the children, they had been in Texas over 20 years.]

Olive Branch Cemetery, Anderson Co TX
These may be additional children of R.K. Murphy's:
David J. Murphy, d. 7 Jul 1861, age 1 day
Joseph B. Murphy d. 25 Sep 1861, aged 22 days
Infant son of R. K. Murphy, d. Jul 25, 1865 [a twin to Martha?]

Robert King MURPHY and Dicey Emily ROGERS were married. Dicey Emily ROGERS was born on 9 November 1836. She died on 2 August 1871 at the age of 34. Olive Branch Cemetery, Anderson Co TX
Dicy E. Murphy d. Aug 2, 1871 [nee Rogers] Aged 34 years, 8 months, 23 days.

Robert King MURPHY and Dicey Emily ROGERS had the following children:

113

i.

Elizabeth MURPHY was born in 1853 in South Carolina.

114

ii.

Savilla MURPHY was born in 1855 in South Carolina.

115

iii.

Oza Joshua MURPHY was born in 1857 in Texas. Olive Branch Cemetery, Anderson Co TX
Jessie H. d/o O. J. and S. A. MURPHEY Jan. 11, 1885 - Feb. 3, 1892
Nora Emily d/o O. J. and S. A. MURPHY Aug. 3, 1880 - Nov. 2, 1881
Mary Elmer d/o O. J. and S. A. MURPHY Oct. 13, 1878 - July 8, 1882
Savilla w/o O. J. MURPHY Sept. 1, 1855 - June 10, 1915
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116

iv.

Charles MURPHY was born in 1859 in Texas.

117

v.

James MURPHY was born in 1863 in Texas.

118

vi.

Martha MURPHY was born in 1865 in Texas.

119

vii.

Lawrence Elvin MURPHY was born in 1868 in Texas.

Robert King MURPHY and Mary Hannah BAKER were married. Mary Hannah BAKER was born (date unknown).

Robert King MURPHY and Mary Hannah BAKER had the following children:

120

i.

Lucinda R. MURPHY was born in 1873 in Texas.

121

ii.

Joel T. MURPHY was born in 1875 in Texas.

122

iii.

Robert K. MURPHY was born in 1877 in Texas.