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Rosanna (McAdams) Murphy

MURPHY - On Wednesday, February 21, 1900 at 3 a.m., at the family residence 135 Savannah avenue, Wilkinsburg, ROSANNA McADAMS, wife of the late James Murphy.

Funeral to-day at 8:30 a.m. High mass of requiem at St. James church, Wilkinsburg at 9 a.m. Internment private.

Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette, February 23, 1900, page 5

Submitted by Nancy McAdams

Rosanna McAdams Murphy was the fourth of nine children of James McAdams
and Sarah Fagan.  James may have named his daughter after his sister,
Rosa.  Rosanna was born in Pennsylvania between 1838 and 1841.  James
Murphy Sr., was also born in Pennsylvania.  His occupation in the 1870
census is "Tobacco Manuf."  The Murphys had at least eight children:
Jerome, Gertie, Irene, James Jr., William, Estella, Josephine, and

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