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J.T. Murphy Family, 1953 to 1955

Marilyn McConnell

Silent | 1953-55

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  •  Corrinne Murphy, and husband Hersey 
  •  Geraldine Murphy, née Ross 
  •  Geraldine with daughters Sue and Marilyn 
  •  Jesse Murphy, Jr. 
  •  Quincy Christopher Murphy 
  •  Ethel Murphy, née Hardy 
  •  J.T. Murphy rides a bicycle while wearing a 10-gallon cowboy hat 
  •  Maurice Hardy Murphy and daughter Ann 
  •  Siblings Marilyn, Sue, and Jesse, Jr. 
  •  Cousins Ann and Jesse Murphy take dog Rusty for a walk. Rusty knew that he should sit and pose for the camera, and did not make an exception for the movie camera. 
  •  Ethel Murphy  with son Maurice and grandson Maurice, Jr. 
  •  Elois Murphy, née Ila Elois Smith 
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These films provide a glimpse into the lives and activities of the Murphy family in and around Marshall, TX in the 1950s and 60s. Taken by Jesse Tyson "J.T.", the Murphy Family home movies highlight his branch of the family and their lives in Muskogee, Oklahoma and travels around the country, especially visits to the family in Marshall, Texas. This film features a number of gatherings of the Murphy siblings at parents Ethel and Quincy's house.