Obit: Murphy, Thomas F.( 1859 - 1910)
Surnames: MURPHY BURKE NYE BEARN BUSCH SHAY BARRETT BOVIAN
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/08/1910
Murphy, Thomas F. (20 SEP 1859 - 6 DEC 1910)
Died, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Chicago, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 1910, Thomas F. Murphy, of cancer, aged 51 years, 2 months and 16 days.
Mr. Murphy was born at Harrisville, Marquette Co., Wis., on Sept. 20, 1859, where he grew to manhood. On Dec. 26, 1880, he was united in marriage with Miss Mary Burke, and soon after came here (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) to reside, making his home her until about two years ago when he moved to Gilman. For many years he was a great sufferer from rheumatism. He served the town of Withee faithfully as its treasurer for fourteen years, and for several years also served as justice of the peace, and always performed his duties in an honest conscientious manner. He leaves a wife and five children, Mrs. O. M. Nye, Edmunds, Mrs. Cleveland Bearn, William and George, also his aged mother, Mrs. Wm. Murphy of Montello, five brothers, John, William, Daniel and Michael Murphy of Chicago, and Charles of Hancock, and five sisters, Mrs. Adam Busch, Mrs. Kate Shay, and Miss Julia of Chicago, Mrs. Jno. Barrett of Montello, and Mrs. James Bovian of Longwood.
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