Christine C. Bosma (1895-1989)

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Christine C. "Christie" Bosma Murphy
Born: 26 Dec 1895 Muskegon, Michigan
Died: 24 Nov 1989 Muskegon, Michigan
Father: John Bosma
Mother: Sarah Jane Washburne
Siblings: Elbert Bosma
Johannah J. Bosma
Christine C. Bosma
Emma Frances Bosma
Jacob J. Bosma
Levi Henry Bosma
Horace T. Bosma
Spouse: Charles Edward Murphy
Married: 10 May 1913 Muskegon, Michigan
Children: Merton Murphy
Thomas G. Murphy
Theresa Murphy
Bert Murphy


Petoskey News-Review, December 5, 1989

Christie C. Murphy, 93

Former Pellston area resident Christie C. Murphy, 93, died Nov. 24, 1989 at Brookhaven Nursing Home in Muskegon. Funeral services were held Nov. 28 at the Lee Funeral Home, Muskegon Heights. The Rev. Steve Lillie officiated and burial took place in Fruitport Cemetery, Fruitport.

Mrs. Murphy was born Dec. 26, 1895 in Muskegon, the daughter of John and Sarah (Washburn) Bosma.

On May 10, 1910 she married C. Edward Murphy in Muskegon. Mr. Murphy died in April 1971.

Mrs. Murphy is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Nola Murphy of Alanson and Bert and Ina Murphy of Fruitport; one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Theresa) Buikema of Alanson; one sister, Mrs. Emma Mills of Grand Rapids; 12 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren


  • 1900 Federal Census, Fruitport village, Muskegon, Michigan
Bosma, John
, Christie C., daughter, female, white, b. Dec 1895, single, MI, VT, MI
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Murphy, Eddie & Bosma, Christine
Date of Marriage: 3/10/1913
Liber: 4
Folio: 157
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Groom's Name: Eddie Murphy
Groom's Age: 21 years
Groom's Birth Date: 1892
Groom's Birthplace: Muskegon County
Bride's Name: Christine Bosma
Bride's Age: 17 years
Bride's Birth Date: 1896
Bride's Birthplace: Pleasant View Township
Marriage Date: 10 Mar 1913
Marriage Place: Pellston, Emmet, Michigan
Groom's Father: Thomas
Groom's Mother: Lettie Spencer
Bride's Father: John
Bride's Mother: Sarah Woshburn
Film Number: 2342700
Digital Folder Number: 4209171
Image Number: 540
Reference Number: v 2 p 2 rn 17
Murphy, Christie C. (Bosma)
Age: 93
Born: 12/26/1895
Died: 11/24/1989
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: See Memo Fruitport, MI; Lee FH, Muskegon, MI
Obituary: on file - PNR - 12/05/1989