Papa and Mama Murphree

[Jeff Murphree] Jefferson 'D' Murphree's picture when he was a young man. This may be the picture that he had taken just before he was married that is described in Mother's book, The Cherry Hill - Poplar Springs - Reid Community in Calhoun County, Mississippi.

[Papa and Mama Murphree]

Jefferson "D" Murphree and Gilla Hasseltine Hardin Murphree, my great grandparents, at their home a few miles northwest of Lloyd. He cleared the land and built the house himself. She died in 1936 (her obituary from the Calhoun County weekly newspaper, the Monitor-Herald is here. He sold the place and lived with his children, moving around from one to another as time went on. He died in 1949.

Spencer Flowers

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