M, #10726, b. 20 January 1921, d. 3 May 1942
- 2nd cousin of Joseph Wayne Peery
Edward Emmitt Murphree was born on 20 January 1921 at Wichita County, Texas.3,2 He was the son of Harold Edwin Murphree and Evie Ester Peery.2 Edward Emmitt Murphree also went by the name of Toots.1 He died by suicide by hanging while suffering from dementia praecox at 4:30 am on 3 May 1942 at Austin State Hospital, 4110 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Travis County, Texas, at age 21 years, 3 months and 13 days.2 He was buried at Forest Park Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale, Houston, Harris County, Texas.1,2
- [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Edward Emmitt “Toots” Murphree - Memorial 195847378.
- [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name: Edward Murphree
Birth Date: 20 Jan 1921
Birth Place: Amarillo, Texas
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas, USA
Death Date: 3 May 1942
Death Place: Austin, Travis, Texas, USA
Father: Harold Edward Murphree
Mother: Evie Esther Perry.
- [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online search.ancestry.com, Name: Murphree
Date of Birth: 20 Jan 1921
Birth County: Wichita
Father's name: H E Murphree
Certificate Number: 6849
Roll Number: 1921_0011.