23. Katherine "Katy" MURPHY1,12,71 was born on 5 May 1832 in Anderson County, South Carolina.1 She died on 8 November 1903 at the age of 71 in Anderson County, Texas. Katy married Benjamin Franklin Louis Elrod in 1851. He was a son of Elias Franklin Elrod and Mary Howard Douthit, b. 18 Jun 1828, d. 4 Jan 1902 in Anderson Co, TX.
There were probably older children already married. The census shows that the family was living in Alabama by 1860 and left there sometime before 1871.
1860 - DeKalb Co, Alabama, Division #2. P. O. Lebanon, AL, p.167, Household 515:
Olive Branch Cemetery, Anderson Co TX
Katherine "Katy" MURPHY and Benjamin Franklin Louis ELROD were married in 1851. Benjamin Franklin Louis ELROD was born on 18 June 1828. He died on 4 January 1902 at the age of 73 in Anderson County, Texas.
Katherine "Katy" MURPHY and Benjamin Franklin Louis ELROD had the following children:
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