Dennis Murphy1,2

#8126, (circa 1800 - 27 July 1858)


Catherine Savage b. c 1805, d. 1891
Children 1.Margaret Murphy+7 (c 1830 - 1862)
 2.Mary Murphy3 (1833 - )
 3.Daniel Murphy+3 (1835 - 1915)
 4.John Murphy+3 (c 1837 - 1923)
 5.Ellen Murphy3 (c 1838 - 1859)
 6.Cornelius Murphy3 (1840 - 1859)
 7.Catherine Murphy8 (1842 - )
 8.Julia Murphy2 (1843 - 1873)
 9.Johanna Murphy+3 (1845 - )
 10.Dennis Murphy Jr+9 (1847 - 1918)
 11.Timothy Murphy10 (c 1851 - )
Birth*circa 1800He was born circa 1800 at IrelandG.3 
Marriage*say 1829He married Catherine Savage, daughter of Daniel Savage and Mary Cronan, say 1829; (both migr. Sep 1831.)1 
September 1831He and Catherine Savage migrated to New BrunswickG in September 1831.3 
Baptism28 May 1843He became the godfather at Catherine Splane's christening on 28 May 1843 at Chapelle de la baie du Chimougoui, Shemogue, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.4 
Baptism28 September 1845He sponsored the baptism of Dennis Savage on 28 September 1845 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.5 
1851He and Catherine Savage appeared on the census of 1851 at Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Sullivan, Trenholm, Leary, Downey, Daniel and Bridget Savage.)3 
Death*27 July 1858He died on 27 July 1858 at Botsford, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.6 
Burial*July 1858He was buried in July 1858 at St. Bartholomew's Church Cemetery, Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.6 


  1. [S79] Rev. Edward Savage, The Story of Melrose, Westmorland County (copy from Université Saint Joseph Archives, Moncton), transcription online, p. 17: "Splane, Downey, Murphy, and James Stack married four sisters of Daniel Savage, whose father did not come to America. Daniel himself took up a farm at the extreme western end of the Settlement. He married Bridget Blanch. His family were: Daniel, William, Charles, John, Maurice, Mary Houlihan, Julia Delahunt, Margaret, Catherine, and Elizabeth Chapman." James Stack marr. Eleanor Savage. Splane is poss. same as Splaun.
  2. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Henri, Barachois, Cte Westmorland, 1812-1899, Vols. 1 and 2 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), 1844, img 37/504, B2; Julia Murphy, b. 31 Aug last; dau. of Dennis Murphy and of Catherine Savage; s/s John Ryley and Anstia McCarthy.
  3. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Dennis Murphy (51), b. Ireland, migr. Sep 1831; Catherine (46), b. Ireland, migr. Sep 1831.
  4. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Shemogue [Chimogoui, St-Barthélemi], Cte Westmorland, 1813-1855 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), p. 60 of Chapelle de la baie du Chimogoui, B13, img 56/150; Catherine Spillan, b. 28 Apr 1843, dau. of John Spillan and Margaret Savage, bapt. 25 May 1843 by Ant. Gagnon; sponsors Dennis Murphy and Catherine Savage. Online
  5. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, St Bartolomew, 1845, p. 5, img 143/150, B 7; Dennis Savage. b. 22 Aug 1845, bap. 28 Sep 1845, son of Timothy Savage and Mary Wren; sponsors Dennis Murphy and Catherine Savage.
  6. [S105] St. Bartholomew Cemetery (Melrose, NB) Grave Marker Images, online, Row 27. Standing shared memorial stone. Denis Murphy, d. 27 Jul 1858, age 57 / his daughter Eleanor d. 14 Mar 1856, age 18 / and son Cornelius d. 6 Feb 1859, age 19. Photo added by Lucie LeBlanc.
  7. [S520] VWH, 1861 census for George Dalton has Julia Murphy, age 17, in household, as brother's wife's sister.
  8. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, 1842, p. 58, B25, img 55/150; Catherine Murphy, b. 10 Feb 1842, bap. 25 Sep 1842; parents Dennis Murphy and Savage; sponsors John Walsh and Mary Hickey.
  9. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, p. 8, img 145/150, B-1. Dennis Murphy, b. 17 Jul 1847, son of Dennis Murphy and Catherine Savage; bapt. 31 Jul 1847 by Ant. Gagnon, priest, sponsors Daniel O'Connell and Mary Lahmon [Lamon].
  10. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census.