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Magnolia Cemetery keeps history of Augusta alive

...Cemetery is perfect for those who are curious about history or in some cases people even find a long lost relative.Jerry Murphy, the cemetery's caretaker, likes to tell the story of how, shortly after he started working there, he discovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-28/magnolia-cemeter
Family wants city to move ancestors' portraits from cemetery

...resting place for thousands, Magnolia might no longer be the best location for the portraits, family members said.Jerry Murphy, cemetery records clerk for 32 years, keeps an office in the guard house, where he maintains the city's database...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-22/family-wants-city-move-ancest
Lynda Hand

...officiating. Interment will follow in the Rosier family section at Magnolia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Rick Murphy, Jerry Murphy, Tommy Harris, Johnny Stewart, Wayne Usry, Dr. Steven Usry, Wesley Usry, Dan James Jr., Syl Rosier III, Jared...

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Jerry Croom

...Dr. Randy Cooper officiating. Interment in Westover Memorial Park. Honorary Pallbearers will be Phil Dickert, Jerry Murphy, Tom Greene, Don Grogan, Jim Purcell, Buck Ellis, Joe Bickley, and Paul Katonak. The family will receive friends...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166422478
Jerry Croom

...Burch and Alli Burch; a sister, Mary Jo Gay, Panama City, Florida. Honorary Pallbearers will be Phil Dickert, Jerry Murphy, Tom Greene, Don Grogan, Jim Purcell, Buck Ellis and Paul Katonak. The family will receive friends at the funeral...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166393838
Grave logs will be a click away

...searching for her family's genealogical history. She hasn't left yet. Astonished by the wealth of information that Jerry Murphy, the records clerk for three city cemeteries, had carefully maintained on thousands of deceased Augusta residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/24/met_423115.shtml
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Magnolia Cemetery serves as resting place for seven Confederate generals

...Third streets on Augusta's east side hold more than 35,000 graves."We don't really have an exact count," said Jerry Murphy, the site's caretaker and records manager since 1983. "Some records are incomplete and we've had records destroyed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-01/magnolia-cemetery-serves-rest
Tombstone's placement on Augusta Canal is old mystery

...remains were relocated in 1960 to Hillcrest Cemetery.That might be when the monument was discarded by someone, said Jerry Murphy, Magnolia Cemetery's caretaker and records clerk.Hillcrest Cemetery does not use such above-ground markers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-19/tombstones-placement-auguta-c
Where you live: Grandson visits misplaced grave

...remains were relocated in 1960 to Hillcrest Cemetery.That might be when the monument was discarded by someone, said Jerry Murphy, Magnolia Cemetery's caretaker and records clerk.Hillcrest Cemetery does not use such above-ground markers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-27/where-you-live-grandson-visit
Database brings past online

...records. Information on thousands of those buried at Magnolia Cemetery is available online, a recent development that Jerry Murphy, the records clerk for three Augusta cemeteries, hopes will generate interest in local history. The online grave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/16/met_443080.shtml
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