Biography of Herman Murphey
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HARMAN MURPHEY enlisted March 10, 1863, in Co. L, 1st Mich. Mechs. and Engs., sud served thro' the war, was mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., and discharged at Jackson, this State, Oct. 1, 1865. He was born in the town of Covert, Seneca county, N. Y., in 1826; in 1835 his parents, William and Eliza Murphey came to this county, and settled first in the town of Raisinville, then in Summerfield, and in 1848 purchased 40 acres of land in Whiteford, now owned and occupied by Harmon. Here the parents both thed, the father in 1851 and the mother in 1855 or 1856. Of this family there are seven children now living. Harman was married in 1849 to Esther Randell, of Whiteford, by whom he has had ten children, two now living.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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