MURPHY, Cornelius C. 1856-1937
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/3/2017 at 15:07:17
C. C. Murphy, Resident Of County 62 Years, Dies
Cornelius C. Murphy, a resident of Dike since 1916, died at his home here at 2:30 Tuesday morning following a two weeks' illness with complications due to old age and cerebral hemorrhage.
Funeral services will be held at St. Mary's church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock with Father Forster of Grundy Center in charge.
Mr. Murphy was born in Sheboygan, Wis., Dec. 23, 1856, and came to Grundy county 62 years ago.
He was married to Miss Ellen O'Connor Feb. 19, 1884, and they made their home on their farm south of Dike, now occupied by the son Wm. and family, until 1916 when they moved to Dike.
He is survived by his widow and three children: John H. of Waterloo; Wm. A. of Dike, and Mrs. Rachel Noonan of Lansing, Mich; also five grandchildren. A son, Cornelius, died in 1915.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 11 March 1937, pg 3
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