Nebraska Authors

Harriet S. MacMurphy

AKA: Harriet Sherrill (Dakin) MacMurphy

Born 1849-12-12 Waukesha, WI (USA)

Died 1932-07-17
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Oak Hill Cemetery, Plattsmouth, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Decatur, NE
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism


Journalism; Short Stories


Brownell Hall, Omaha, NE


State Food Inspector

Places Worked

Nebraska Herald at Plattsmouth, NE
Omaha World Herald
Beatrice Times


Worked with MacMurphy family newspapers in Blair, Plattsmouth, Schuyler, Wahoo, South Omaha, Geneva, and Beatrice


The Kitchen Elves' Christmas. 1901.
Meumbane : Story of the Fontenelles. 1915.

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