Margaret Porter daughter of Robert Porter and Isobel Watson was born on Oct 24, 1742 in Campbeltown, Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland.
She married Thomas Murphy son of William McMurchy bef 1770 in Argyllshire, Scotland.1
She was the wife of Thomas Murphy in the census in 1790 in Cumberland Co, NC. 1/4 females.2
She was the wife of Thomas Murphy in the census in 1800 in Cumberland, Cumberland Co, North Carolina. female 1>45.3
She was the wife of Thomas Murphy in the census in 1820 in Capt Cowlet's District, Cumberland Co, North Carolina. female >45.3
She died in Feb, 1827 in Cumberland Co, NC. She. Died, in this county, a few days ago, Mrs. Margaret Murphey, wife of Mr. Thomas Murphey, aged 85 years, leaving seven children, residents of the County, to bewail her loss. Mrs Murphey was a native of Argyleshire, Scotland, but for more than 55 years a resident of this country. She was a pious member of the Presbyterian Church, as she lived, so she died, a Christian, full with hope of a blessed immortality.
Thomas Murphy was the son of William McMurchy (1704-c. 1788). He and Margaret Porter had the following children:
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1790 United States Federal Census
1820 United States Federal Census