For week 9 we are going to go to my 3rd great Uncle on my Father’s side. Francis was the son of the first Dr. Joseph and Mary Frances (Briggs) Murphy. His was the brother of Dr. Joseph Briggs Murphy, Sister Mary Mechtilde (Mary Ellen), James Montgomery, Charles Albert, Agnes Louise, Dr. Charles Oscar Murphy, and Sister Mary Leonie (Ida).
Francis was born on the 23rd of December 1864. I have been unable to locate a birth record for Francis, but his birth date was on his US Passport Application.
He attended St. Mary’s College, Montreal, Canada and graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1886. He was house physician for City Hospital of Boston and was in general practice in Roxbury’s South End.
He married Anne Margaret Scott on August 20, 1901 and they had one child. Annette Scott Murphy was born on the 8th of March 1905. Before he married Anne his sister Ida took care of his home.
During his life he traveled several times to Bremen, Germany.
Francis dropped dead suddenly while visiting a patient on November 2, 1919 in Boston of Chronic Nephritis and Organic Disease of the Heart.