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The Tie That Binds

son of Hiram Murnahan, Sr. and Elizabeth Fuller
Born: 1 April 1844 OH
Died: 20 September 1892 OH
Burial: Bald Knob Cemetery OH
Married: 1] 4 July 1864 Lawrence Co., OH Book 8, page 194
    daughter of William Roberts and Elizabeth Officer
    Born: March 1836 OH [by 1900 census]
    Born: 11 November 1835 [grave marker inscription]
    Born: 11 November 1838 [death record]
    Died: 14 September 1908 Warrick Co., IN
    Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery Newburgh, Warrick Co., IN


    1. Hiram B. Murnahan + 1] Annie R. Potter
                                     + 2] Mary Sharp
                                     + 3] Adda Miles
    2. John W. Murnahan + Emma M. Walden
    3. Charles Murnahan + 1] Louella McNeely
                                    + 2] Lillie Smith
    4. Anthony Louis B. Murnahan + Bertha Ellen Hochhalter

Divorced: 7 July 1874 Warrick Co., IN Circuit Court
Order Book 44 page 308

Married: 2] 20 February 1888 Lawrence Co., OH Book 14, page 551
    daughter of [Beverly Blankinship and Levinah Peragin] STB
    Birth: March 1842 OH
    Died: [4 December 1904 Bald Knob Lawrence Co., OH] STB
    Burial: OH


    1. Alonzo Murnahan + Mettie Reed
    2. Lillian Murnahan + John Henry Corn
    3. William H. Murnahan + Mary Steele
    4. Susan Murnahan
    5. Oscar Murnahan + Rosa Martin

Year: 1850; Census Place: Windsor, Lawrence, Ohio; Roll: M432_701; Page: 405; Image: 589. Living with his parents, both parents listed as born VA, all children born OH. Their name is spelled Monohan.

Year: 1860; Census Place: Lawrence, Lawrence, Ohio; Roll: M653_997; Page: 43; Image: 87. Elizabeth is listed with the children her husband, Hiram is not in the home. Elizabeth Monahan is listed at the bottom of page 43A and the children are at the top of 43B..

Year: 1870; Census Place: Elizabeth, Lawrence, Ohio; Roll M593_1231; Page: 269; Image: 118.William, James and Susan [McKnight] are listed as Murnahan

Year: 1880; Census Place: Lawrence, Lawrence, Ohio; Roll: T9_1039; Family History Film: 1255039; Page: 223.1000; Enumeration District: 92; Image: 0440. Hiram who is living in Lawrence Co., OH and lists some of his sons with him.

Year: 1880; Census Place: Hart, Warrick, Indiana; Roll: T9_321; Family History Film: 1254321; Page: 331.3000; Enumeration District: 64; Image: 0063. Mary is living in Warrick Co., IN under the name Barrows with two of her Murnahan sons and a Nancy E. Barrows, aged 5,are living with her. Susan is married, Louis is living with her, and John living is with the Dilday family.

Year: 1880; Census Place: Millersburgh, Warrick, Indiana; Roll 320; Family History Film: 1254320; Page: 297B; Enumeration District: 62; Image: 0599. 22 June 1880 Also listed with Isaac Barrow, 3 Barrow children and H. B. Murnahan age 18.

Book 14; April 1884-April 1888
Murnahan, Hiram 551
Blankenship, Nan 551

Year: 1890; Census Place: Lawrence, Lawrence, Ohio; Roll: 68; Page: ; Enumeration District: 129. 1890 Veterans Schedules Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903; [National Archives Microfilm Publication M1845, 22 rolls]; Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group 92; National Archives, Washington, D.C. [image on hand]

Death Certificate: Mary Jane McKnight Warrick Co., IN Bk H-21, page 11
Mrs. Barrow The Boonville Standard, issue 18 September 1908

Created 23 August 2010     Contact Virginia L. Aldridge 

Updated 12 November 2011