Lily Emily Murfett (1895 - 1956)

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Lily Emily Murfett
1895 - 1956
updated February 06, 2019
Lily Emily Murfett was born in 1895. She was born to Warboys Murfett and Bessie Emily Tomlin Murfett, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1956 in Rose, Australia at 61 years old.

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Lily Emily Murfett

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Emily

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Lily Murfett died in in Rose, Australia

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Rose, Australia

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Warboys Murfett
Rose, Australia

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Lily Emily Murfett died in 1956 in Rose, Australia at age 61. She was born in 1895. She was born to Warboys Murfett and Bessie Emily Tomlin Murfett, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1895 - 1956 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Lily Emily Murfett was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1925, she was 30 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1931, at the age of 36 years old, Lily was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1949, by the time she was 54 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1956, in the year of Lily Emily Murfett's passing, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

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Lily Dare Murfett
1875 - 1957
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Other Murfetts

Warboys Murfett
Rose, Australia
Nellie Murfett
1887 - 1956
Caulfield, Australia
Todd James Murfett
Caulfield, Australia
Theodosia Boyd Murfett
Caulfield, Australia
Leslie Joan Murfett
Died: 1956
Tera, Australia
Thomas Rowle Murfett
Tera, Australia
Lily Dare Murfett
1875 - 1957
Tera, Australia
Davey Thomas Murfett
Tera, Australia
James Mclean Murfett
1873 - 1958
Blac, Australia
James Murfett
Blac, Australia
Mary Ann Mclean Murfett
Blac, Australia
William James Murfett
1869 - 1958
Warr, Australia
John Murfett
Warr, Australia
Jane Rammage Murfett
Warr, Australia
Hazel Murfett
1895 - 1959
Park, Australia
Aitken Alfred Murfett
Park, Australia
Elsie Pring Murfett
Park, Australia
Andrew Mclean Murfett
1876 - 1959
Ballarat, Australia

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Warboys Murfett
Rose, Australia
Alice Gwladis Nugent
1889 - 1956
Melbourne, Australia
Jones John Nugent
Melbourne, Australia
Elizabeth J Jennings Nugent
Melbourne, Australia
Annie Mabel Payne
1877 - 1956
Park, Australia
Frost John Payne
Park, Australia
Leah Norman Payne
Park, Australia
Stephen Quick
1909 - 1956
St Kilda, Australia
Stephen Quick
St Kilda, Australia
Susanah Hick Quick
St Kilda, Australia
Eric Francis Randall
1917 - 1956
Joli, Australia
James Robert Randall
Joli, Australia
Alexander Gordon Stewart
1899 - 1956
Fitzroy, Australia
James Stewart
Fitzroy, Australia
May Fletcher Stewart
Fitzroy, Australia
Martin Aloysius Tierney
1900 - 1956
Melbourne, Australia
Martin Tierney
Melbourne, Australia
Catherine Berkery Tierney
Melbourne, Australia
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