Murphy (b. 1890) was a student at the Greely School.** He lived
with his parents at 1340 Sheffield Avenue in
Chicago. His body was found at Rolston's Funeral
Home where it was identified by his father, James D.
Murphy (1869-1941), an employee in the credit
department of a meat packing house.
mother was Elizabeth "Lizzie" Malyon Murphy
(1868-1946). She was three-months pregnant at the
time of Dewitt's death.
Clifton Malyon was the
youngest of Elizabeth's eight siblings. He lived at 368 Bissell
Street with his mother and siblings.
Dewitt attended the Greely
School. Other Greely School Iroquois victims
Dorothy and Wallace Lemenager.
Dewitt was buried in
Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago with his grandfather,
James Murphy, whom had died in 1900. In the
American Civil War he was a sergeant in Company D
20th Regiment of the Illinois Infantry.
years after the fire
Elizabeth had another son in 1904, naming him Donald
Egbert Murphy. In 1920 they lived in Pennsylvania and in
1930 in Montclair, NJ. Donald graduated from
Princeton in 1927.
Clifford Molyon became a
painting contractor and lived with his widowed
mother until her death. He married in 1915,
had three children and moved to California.