Looking for information re Catherine Kieran, b. 19 May 1861 in Ilinois, m. 25 Feb 1878 to Thomas F. Murphy, b. abt 1853 in Ireland, in Adams Co Illinos.Died (14 Apr?) 1945 in Los Angeles.At the time of death was living with her daughter Florence and son-in-law, Luther Hedges.One sone known of Florence and Luther, LeRoy b abt 1928.
Catherine and Thomas thought to have had 9 children.Known is Harold Francis Murphy b. 2 Jan 1890.Others may include Olive and Frank.Frank with polce department, maybe in Michigan or Illinois.
Catherine's name seen as Catherine (1930 census), Kate (IL marriage index) and Katherine (1880 census).Both of her parents born in Ireland per census.Thomas died abt 1899 in Quincy IL or possibly St Louis MO.He was carriage maker, carriage painter, carriage shop foreman at various times in Qunicy, St Louis area.