MURPHY, Mary E.

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Last Name
 
MURPHY
Given Names
 
Mary E.
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
1/8/1898
Age at Death
 
80
Place of Birth
 
Texas
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Religion
 
Family Tree
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
5/9/1978
Residence (US)
 
San Francisco, California
Residence (JT)
 
Dorm 4
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
Farm (Maaga); Nutritionist
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(senior)
Government Income
 
SSA (JT); SSI
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“I remember only when this happened, I was almost 13 years old, and I can remember seeing Aunt Mary maybe a couple of years before this. She was I my Grandmother's house, Susie, in San Jose. It was almost like a family reunion, her daughter, Dorothy was there, and Uncle William. I did not quite understand why my grandmother cried so, but did when she told me that they had just found one another after so many years. I know that she is now resting, along with my Grandmother, whom she loved so dear... ” - Denise Coleman

“Mary Murphy was my great grandmother. I was age 9 when this tragedy occurred. I remember attending the Peoples Temple with my grandmother, Dorothy Ellzey, Mary's daughter. Although I didn't have a lot of time with "Nanny", I remember her and my heart is broken by the thought of how she left the earth. My entire family experienced a tremendous loss. ” - Tameeka Gilchrist