Mark Alan Murphy

Web Genealogy Project

Site Copyright 2000-2021  by Mark A. Murphy; items copyrighted by cited sources in these research notes.


Researching mainly roots of Southern U.S. Murphys, Colonial Cranes and related families,

though many more are included herein. Be sure to use the search tool for text, or just browse.

No donations wanted, unless you have information you’d like to provide.

"God give me grace herein to look,

Not only to look, but to understand,

For learning is better than house or land."

-inscription in Mark A. Murphy (b. 1753) Family Bible (thanks Joe Murphy)

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Beverly White Page




My Murphy Line




Funny Names (in my opinion) I've found while researching

A Special Murphy Photo with George W. Bush


My Family Tree and More


Link to Family Tree DNA


Link to LDS Family Search

Link to North Carolina Genealogy Research at the State Library

Link to Virginia Genealogy Research at the State Library


Link to Cyndi's List

Link to Tennessee Genealogy Research at the State Archives


Link to Rootsweb

Last Updated ye 24th of Novembre Year of Our Lord 2020 
I hope you find a family member or lost relative!

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Please note: not all persons listed on this site are necessarily related to me or my lines- MM

Notice & disclaimer: Though I have diligently tried to be accurate in my research, some of this information was given to me by others.  I list the source whenever known, and point out inconsistencies wherever possible.  I am providing this free information in the spirit of the Internet, data may be used by  non-commercial entities, as long as my name, or the name of the material owner stated and email remain on all copied material.  These electronic  pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or for presentation by other persons or organizations.  Persons or organizations desiring to use this material  for purposes other than stated above must obtain written consent from me.  Blah blah blah damn lawyers.  Don't be a thief.  Donate items to the site, if they're relevant.

Site Copyright 2000-2021  by Mark A. Murphy; items copyrighted by cited sources in these research notes.

 These pages respectfully prepared in memory of our antecedents by:

 Mark Alan Murphy
 810 Tepee Trail
, TX 76048

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With much help from other Cousins and Relatives especially Shirley Ann Murphy,
the late Luther Crane and family around the world and the world wide web.  Also thanks to
Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., Beverly White and Betty Gilmer Lenz & many others.  God bless you all.
"When we all get to heaven, what a day of rejoicing that will be." Methodist Hymnal
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