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Ruth Murphy Harlow Papers


Ruth Murphy Harlow was born in Johnson County, TX on April 24, 1911. She had lived in Fort Worth since the 1940s. She was interested in Texas history and genealogy and was active in the Fort Worth Genealogical Society, She was a member of Tri Psi Sorority and Arlington Heights Methodist Church. She died on December 25, 1992 at her daughter’s home in Fayetteville, GA. She is buried at Fairmount Cemetery in San Angelo.


The collection was donated on January 1, 1993 by her family.

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of 21 boxes of genealogy research materials. The collection consists mainly of materials on the families of Cooper, Fielder, Harlow, Haynes, Humphries, Landers, McGonagill, Murphy, Purtell, Rogers, Smith/Smyth, Sparks, Teague and Thorn.

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Last updated: Oct. 3, 2014