Recent information on Peter Murphy of Terra Haute Indiana. Peter appears to have been baptized 2-May 1840 in Skibbereen Parish in the county of Cork. Diocesan Cork & Ross His parents were William Murphy and Harriet nee Flynn. Sponsor 1 Denis Murphy, Sponsor 2 Mary Hurly. Peter came to the USA when he was 9 years old in 1849 with an older brother, the brother went to Florida and an older sister took Peter to Indiana.