Saturday, October 20, 2007

Query: Murphy/Shoemaker of Warren County

I am looking for information on George Washington Murphy (born about 1802 in Ohio) who died on March 5, 1861. He was married to Mary "Polly" Shoemaker (born about 1805 in Ohio) and they were in the 1850 and 1860 censuses in Mound Township, Warren County, Indiana. They had children:

--James (born about 1833 in Indiana)
--Sarah (born about 1834 in Indiana)
--Jacob (born about 1835 in Indiana)
--Henry (born about 1838 in Indiana)
--Harriet (born about 1842 in Indiana)
--Joshua (born about 1843 in Indiana)
--Mathew (born about 1845 in Indiana)
--James (born about 1849 in Indiana)

Karen Lambert


  1. I am also looking for info on George Murphy related thru son Gano Murphy(1840)

    Josh Murphy

  2. Me too! Gano Murphy was my grandmother's grandfather - her mother was Gano's daughter Ollie.

    Sharen Clampitt

  3. I am looking for information on Tilden D. Shoemaker born abt 1874 and died in a mining accident in Gibson, Indiana on Feb 9, 1905. This is my paternal great-grandfather. Married Flora Martin on May 4, 1902 and son, John W. Shoemaker was born in July 1903.

    Ella Nielsen

  4. Those interested in Gano Murphy please e-mail me at I am researching this name for a friend.
    Carol Hicks