Sunday, September 22, 2013

Mary Ann Stevenson (1824-1915)

Mary Ann Stevenson was born in November 1824 in Mason County (now, Bracken County), Kentucky.  She was the daughter of Stephen Stevenson and Fanny Proctor.

Mary married James Murphy on March 25, 1855 in Boone County, Kentucky.  She was 30 years old and he was 41 years.  James was born in 1816 in Pennsylvania.  The couple settled their family on a farm in Boone County.  They had three children:

Charles B. Murphy     born   June 1856    
Mary Stella Murphy    born March 1, 1857           
George B. Murphy      born May 18, 1859

James Murphy died sometime between 1870 and 1880.  After the death of her husband, Mary lived with her son, George. 

Mary Ann Stevenson Murphy died in February 15, 1911 in Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky. She was 86 years old at her death.

Notes for Mary Ann Stevenson
Birth and Residence in 1900:  Year: 1900; Census Place: Covington Ward 3, Kenton, Kentucky; Roll: 534; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0094; FHL microfilm: 1240534.
Marriage: Kentucky, Marriage Records, 1852-1914 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.  Original data: Kentucky. Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records – Microfilm (1852-1910). Microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Death:  "Kentucky, Death Records, 1911-1955," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 05 Sep 2013), Mary A. Murphy, 1911.

Notes for James Murphy
Birth and Residence in 1860:  Year: 1860; Census Place: Walton, Boone, Kentucky; Roll: M653_355; Page: 450; Image: 450; Family History Library Film: 803355.
Death:  Year: 1880; Census Place: Big Boone, Boone, Kentucky; Roll: 403; Family History Film: 1254403; Page: 545C; Enumeration District: 008; Image: 0296.

Notes for Mary Stella Murphy
Birth:  "Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 05 Sep 2013), James Murphy in entry for Murphy, 01 Mar 1857.

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