Nathaniel Comfort, son of Josiah Comfort and Margaret Ann O'Daniel , was born June 13,1863 in Kansas. He married Sarah Elizabeth Murphy November 13, 1887 in Union Twp, Pottawatomie co, Kansas, By John T Jackson. He died February 11, 1925. Sarah Elizabeth Murphy, daughter of James Murphy and Francis Asket , was born September 28, 1862 in Rome, Richland Co, Ohio. She died April 06, 1892 in Kansas.


Marriage Notes for Nathaniel Comfort\Sarah Elizabeth Murphy:


Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marriage Records, Book I, Vol 8 also lists
the parents names.
Nathaniel Comfort of Westmoreland, age 25, white, born in kansas, 1st
marriage and Sarah E. Murphy, age 26, white, born in Ohio, 1st marriage
at Union township on Nov. 13, 1887 by John P. Jackson, preacher
[from Merrie Pinick's database]

Other Marriages for Nathaniel Comfort:
See Nathaniel Comfort & Laura Belle Robbins


Notes for Nathaniel Comfort:


Notes for Sarah Elizabeth Murphy:


THE WESTMORELAND RECORDER 7 April 1892
Mrs. Nathaniel Comfort died yesterday morning of consumption. She had
been sick since last fall.
The deceased was born in Rome, Richland county, Ohio, September 28, 1862.
She removed with her parents to Kansas in 1871. She united with the
Christian church when about sixteen years of age and has been a faith ful
worker ever since.
She was married to Nathaniel Comfort November 13, 1887. Two years ago she
had an attack of la grippe, which left her in failing health, finally
terminating in consumption. Mrs. Comfort was a daughter of Mr and Mrs
James Murphy of Union township. Mr. Nathaniel Comfort, the bereaved
husband, has the sympathy of all.
[Source: Merrie Pinick's database]

Sources for Sarah Elizabeth Murphy:

  1. Newspaper: Westmoreland Recorder - Railroad Edition,
  2. History: Comfort Families of America,

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