Members of the Murphy Lanier and related families buried at Shade Murphy Cemetery in
Colquitt County, GA. The cemetery is faithfully tended by members of the Murphy family
who live nearby. The information was recorded on February 7, 1999, by Virginia Lanier
Perry and Harold Lanier, great-granddaughter and great-grandson of Murphy and Temperance
Carlton Lanier. The transcription was provided by Katherine Lanier Ricker, daughter of
Virginia Lanier Perry.
|Carlton, Eunice Bankston
||Inscription on stone: "Wife of Stephen Carlton". Stephen Carlton was a cousin of
Temperance Carlton Lanier
|Lanier, Thomas Murphy Sr.
||Murphy Lanier was born in Duplin County, NC. He came to south GA in the 1830s.
|Lanier, Temperance Carlton
||Wife of Murphy Lanier
|Lanier, Thomas M.
||Son of Murphy and Temperance Carlton Lanier. He was Private, Co. H, GA Infantry, CSA.
||Son of Murphy and Temperance Carlton Lanier. He was in Co. G, 3rd GA Infantry, CSA.
||Son of Murphy and Temperance Carlton Lanier. He was Lt., Co. I, 29th GA Infantry, CSA.
||Son of Murphy and Temperance Carlton Lanier. He was Pvt, Co. I, 29th GA Infantry, CSA.
||Inscription on stone: "Daughter of G. B. & Elizabeth Lanier", with poem,
"We loved this little tender one, And would have wished her stay. But let our Father's will be
done, She shines in endless day."
Granddaughter of Murphy and Temperance Carlton Lanier. There is also a little lamb carved
on the stone.
|Murphy, L. Calvin
||Inscription on stone: "Age 94 years." Lenfel Calvin Murphy
|Murphy, Mary E.
||Wife of Lenfel Calvin Murphy. Maiden name: Mary E. Wells
|Murphy, Shade W.
||Son of Lenfel Calvin and Mary E. Wells Murphy
|Murphy, Susie J.
||Wife of Shade Murphy. Maiden Name: Susan J. McLin
|Murphy, Mittie E.
||Daughter of Shade and Susan McLin Murphy
|Murphy, H. Iverson
||Husband of Mittie E. Murphy
||Inscription on stone: "Son - H. Iverson & Mittie E. Murphy" Infant. Grandson of
Shade and Susan McLin Murphy
|Murphy, R. Clewie
||Son of Shade and Susan McLin Murphy
|Murphy, Rubie Hamilton
||Wife of Clewie Murphy.
||Inscription on stone: "Age 82 years". Brother of Lenfel Calvin Murphy.
|NOTE: Margaret Wells Murphy, b. abt. 1815 and died abt. 1852, wife of Hillery
G. Murphy, is buried at Shade Murphy Cemetery in an unmarked grave.