Silas Murphy1

#1812, b. before 1770
Last Edited25 Jan 2002
Birth*before 17701 
Cen-Head*between 1784 and 1787OldCapt Wright's District, Surry County, North Carolina, USA; 1 white male 21-60, 3 wm u21 or o60, 2 wf.1 

Citations

  1. [S122] Alvaretta Kenan Register, State Census of NC 1784-87 (Second Edition Revised; Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1973), Maryland Historical Society.

Susan Murphy1

#980, b. circa 1844
Last Edited16 Dec 2001
Father*Marshal H. Murphy1 b. c 1817
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1811
Birth*circa 1844Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census5 December 1850Marshal H. Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1850; Southern Division, family # 658, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Marshal Murphy", head, age 33, laborer, born in North Carolina, not reading or writing. No real estate assets listed;
"Mary Murphy" age 39, born NC;
"William Murphy" age 11, born Georgia, attending school;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 9, born Georgia, attending school;
"James Murphy" age 7, born Georgia, attending school;
"Susan Murphy" age 6, born Alabama;
"Elbert Murphy", age illegible, born Alabama;
"Nancy Lee Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Daniel Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Martha Murphy" age 3 months, born Alabama.1 
(Resident) Census30 July 1860Marshal H. Murphy, Mary (?); Madison County, Florida, USA;
arshal Murphy", head, age 39, daily laborer, born North Carolina;
"Mary Murphy" age 47 born NC;
"William J. Murphy", age 18, born Georgia;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 17, domestic, born Georgia;
"James Murphy" age 15, daily laborer, born Georgia;
"Susan Murphy" age 13, born Alabama;
"Daniel G. Murphy" age 10, born Alabama;
"Mary E. Murphy" age 6, born Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, page 213B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Madison County, Florida, page 37, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Susan Murphy1,2

#1680, b. after 1799
Last Edited25 May 2003
Father*Timothy Murphy1,3 b. bt 1774 - 1779, d. 1827
Mother*Mary (Polly) Alderman1 b. 29 Aug 1779
Birth*after 1799Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Relationship is as reported by the researcher referenced. Date is a guess.1 
Married Namebefore February 1827Stallings; Husband Wiley Stallings.2,1 
Migration*say 1830Thomas County, Georgia, USA; The reference reports that they lived there for the rest of their days, and that children included Josiah, Timothy, Mary, Charles, and Susan.1 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Timothy Murphy, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.
  3. [S247] William L. Murphy, Duplin County Wills , Will of Jacob Wells, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC, Duke University Libraries.

Thomas Murphy1

#438, b. circa 1839, d. 27 June 1862
Last Edited5 Dec 2001
Mother*Clementine Murphy1 b. c 1815
Birth*circa 1839Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census15 September 1860Clementine Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 45 year old female, farmer, born in South Carolina. Real estate was listed at $150, personal property at $160, not reading/writing.
Household:
Clementine;
"John Murphy", age 23 farm labaorer, born Georgia;
"Thomas Murphy", age 21, farm laborer, born Georgia;
"Richard Murphy", age 18, born Alabama;
"Anne Murphy", age 14, born Alabama, attending school;
"Elen Murphy", age 12, born Alabama, attending school.1 
Military*3 March 1862Dale County, Alabama, USA; 15 Alabama Infantry, Company E (Dale County) as a Private, at the same time as his brothers John and Richard|| He was Killed In Action at 1st Cold Harbor. Age listed was 19, so inconsistent with census records that would put him at 23 on enlistment.2 
(Witness) Military3 March 1862Richard Murphy; CSA, 15th Alabama Infantry, Company E (Dale), Dale County, Alabama, USA; Brothers John, Richard, and Thomas enlisted. Richard was listed as age 20 at enlistment.2,3,4 
Death*27 June 1862Richmond, Virginia, USA; Killed in action in the Battle of 1st Cold Harbor in the Richmond Campaign.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, p.727, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S42] Web, 15th Alabama Infantry Muster Roll, http://www.mindspring.com/~redeagle/
  3. [S47] Oates, Alabama 1907 Census of Confederate Soldiers, Cullman and Dale Counties (.
  4. [S50] Researcher Dr. Kenneth W. "Ken" Jones, http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/

Thomas Murphy1

#1813, b. before 1770
Last Edited25 Jan 2002
Birth*before 17701 
Cen-Head*between 1784 and 1787Caswell District, Caswell County, North Carolina, USA; 1 wm 21-60, 4 wm u21 or o60, 3 wf.1 

Citations

  1. [S122] Alvaretta Kenan Register, State Census of NC 1784-87 (Second Edition Revised; Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1973), Maryland Historical Society.

Thomas G. Murphy1

#2300, b. circa 1828
Last Edited22 Jan 2006

Family

Children 1.John T. Murphy1 b. c 1854
 2.Nancy E. Murphy1 b. c 1855
Birth*circa 1828Georgia, USA1 
Comment*1880These Murphys descend from NC Murphys so of interest. Family in 1880 seemed to have been broken up due to death or divorce of the mother. Father Thomas G. Murphy lived in the household of his daughter Nancy E. Collins. His son John also lived in the household. Ten year old Charlie Murphy lived in an adjacent household, and 22 year old Malachi Murphy boarded in a nearby house.2 
Witness: Malachi Murphy
Witness: Charlie Murphy
Witness: John T. Murphy
Witness: Nancy E. Murphy
Census*16 June 1880AL Dale Co Census 1880; Brannans, Beat No. 6, ED63, pg30, hh277, Dale County, Georgia, USA; Partial listing of household of William Collins age 25:
"Nancy E. Collins", wife age 24, not reading or writing, born GA, parents born GA;
"John T. Murphey", Nancy's brother age 26, farmer, not reading/writing, born GA, parents born GA;
"Thos G. Murphey", Nancy's father, age 52, farmer, widowed, not reading/writing, born GA, parents born NC.1 
Resident: Nancy E. Murphy
Resident: John T. Murphy
Resident: Charlie Murphy
Resident: Malachi Murphy

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, image pg 11, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Dale Co, AL, Brannans District, image pg 11, Ancestry.com.

Thomas Kenan Murphy1

#1994, b. 14 March 1820, d. 4 June 1899
Last Edited12 May 2003
Father*Daniel Murphy1 b. b 1785, d. c 1850
Mother*Rebecca Evans1 b. b 1790, d. b 1850
Birth*14 March 1820Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Comment*more info in reference1 
Marriage*1847Sarah Margaret Rouse; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Death*4 June 1899Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S249] Michael Gilbert Taylor, The Murphy Family (; Rose Hill, North Carolina: Duplin County Historical Foundation, 1983), Leora H. McEachern Library of Local History.

Timothy Murphy1

#1657, b. between 1761 and 1770
Last Edited1 May 2008
Birth*between 1761 and 1770Birthdate based on guess that Tymothy is oldest male in household in 1830 census, but another male there 50-59, could instead be Tymothy. If so that would make birthdate between 1770-75. Certainly no later than 1775 based on 1820 census.2 
Slave*21 April 1812Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; The Duplin Court registered a bill of sale by Timothy Murphy to John Stallings for a negro boy, Stephen.3 
Comment*1820matched 1820 and 1830 Timothy by neighbors, 2 Rouse neighbors match. Slave ownership also matches. 
Cen-Head*1820NC Duplin Co Census 1820; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Timothy Murphy", male age over 45; females 2 26-45; slaves males 2 under 14, 1 14-26; female 14-26. Adjacent to Daniel Murphy household.4 
Cen-Head*1830NC Duplin Co Census 1830; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; males 1 60-69, 1 50-59, 1 5-9; females 1 30-39, 1 10-14, 1 5-9; male slave 36-552 

Citations

  1. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County, NC, page 161, image 41, Maryland Historical Society.
  2. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Duplin County, NC, page 161, image 41, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Abstract of Minutes , 1-10 (, Part 8, 1809-1811; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1980-1995), Duke University Libraries.
  4. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County NC page 5.

Timothy Murphy1

#1662, b. between 1774 and 1779, d. 1827
Last Edited14 May 2017
Father*William Murphy2 b. b 1755, d. c 1804
Mother*Elizabeth Wells2 b. b 1765

Family

Mary (Polly) Alderman b. 29 Aug 1779
Marriage*say 1795Mary (Polly) Alderman; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA3,2 
Children 1.Henry Murphy2,3 b. bt 1791 - 1800
 2.Timothy W. Murphy2,3 b. a 1795
 3.Susan Murphy2,9 b. a 1799
 4.Phoebe Murphy2,3 b. a 1799
 5.Mary Jane Murphy2,3 b. a 1799
 6.Jemima Murphy2,3 b. s 1800
 7.David Murphy2 b. bt 1801 - 1810
 8.Elizabeth Ann Murphy2 b. 7 Mar 1805, d. 14 Sep 1880
 9.William Murphy2 b. 1807
Birth*between 1774 and 1779Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1,2 
Marriage*say 1795Mary (Polly) Alderman; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA3,2 
Cen-Head*1800NC Duplin Co Census 1800; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; male age 16-24, 2 females 16-24; 9 slaves. Adjacent to household of John Balkcom, father of Wiley Balkcom. Note, not certain that this is the Timothy who is son of William and Elizabeth (Wells) Murphy, but seems the best candidate.4 
Neighbor: John Balkcom
Neighbor: Hester (?)
Cen-Head*1810NC Duplin Co Census 1810; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; male age 26-44, with males 2 under 10; females 1 26-44, 2 under 10; 14 slaves. Adjacent to household of mother Elizabeth (Wells) Murphy.5 
Cen-Head*1820NC Duplin Co Census 1820; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Timothy Murphey", male age over 45, with males 2 under 10, 2 10-16; females 1 over 45 (prob Mary (Polly) Alderman), 2 under 10, 1 10-16. Four female slaves: 3 under 13, 1 26-44.
Note that there are two Timothy Murphy's in this census. A neighbor check is far from conclusive, but comparing 1820 Timothy neighbors Frederick Ezzell and Thomas Lanier suggests that this Timothy is in the same location as the 1810 Duplin census Timothy.1 
(Witness) Land14 January 1825Wiley Balkcom; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; (See attached deed copy)
Wiley Balcom to John Hufham 23 acres. " ... $40 ... Duplin County on the north side of the Big Beaver Dam ... "
Witnessed by Timothy Murphy and Elizabeth Murphy.6,7 
Death*1827Duplin County, North Carolina, USA2,3 
Will*9 February 1827Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; The will was entered in court records in the April Term, 1827. Executors were wife Mary, Wiley Stallings, and Henry Murphey.
Named -
wife Mary Murphy, daughter Susan Stallings, son David Murphy, daughter Elizabeth Brice, son William Murphy, son Henry Murphy, daughter Jemima Murphy, daughter Phebe Murphy, son Timothy W. Murphy, daughter Mary Jane Murphy3,8 
Executor: Mary (Polly) Alderman

Citations

  1. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County NC, pg 16, Maryland Historical Society.
  2. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  3. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Timothy Murphy, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.
  4. [S118] Census, U.S. of 1800, Duplin County NC pg 420 image page 23, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S172] Census, U.S. of 1810, Duplin County NC, image 42, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  6. [S265] Index to North Carolina Real Estate Conveyances - Grantors, Duplin County, Vol A-B, years 1784-1940, Filmed 4/10/1962 from Deed Book 1-5-10-14-15, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  7. [S454] Duplin County North Carolina Deeds - Originals: Book 15101415, Page 56, Duplin County Register of Deeds, www.www.duplinrod.com. Hereinafter cited as Duplin County North Carolina Deeds.
  8. [S446] North Carolina Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998, Duplin County online at ancestry.com.
  9. [S247] William L. Murphy, Duplin County Wills , Will of Jacob Wells, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC, Duke University Libraries.

Timothy Murphy1

#1970, b. before 1760, d. circa 1787
Last Edited11 Jan 2009
Commentno children listed in will 
Birth*before 17601 
Land Grant*22 April 1763Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Note - not sure this is the right Timothy Murphy but adjacent to a Wills (Wells?), later married a Barbary Wells.

50 acres in Duplin County on a
Branch of Maxwells Swamp near Jacob Wills's home Place, joining near a
path and a cabin. Also near land of Philip Rouse and Michael Murphy
2 
Land*21 January 1778Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 200 acres on both sides of Elder Swamp, between John Chambers and Adam Ranchey, and runs down Maxwell Swamp to Joseph Carr's line. Note, this may not be the right Timothy to associate with this land purchase.3 
Cen-Head*between 1784 and 1787Capt Stallin's District, Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 3 white males u21 or over 60, 1 wf, 5 blacks 12-50, 5 blacks u12 or o50. Adjacent to household of William Murphy.4 
Marriage*before 1785Barbara Wells1,5 
Comment*Neighbor William Murphy, close relationship according to Timothy will. 
Death*circa 1787Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Will*7 April 1787Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Property was divided between wife Barbary and neighbor William Murphy.

7 Apr 1787 - Apr Court 1787

"... wife BARBARY slaves Jack an old fellow, Blainey, Black Jupiter, Yellow Jupiter, Lucy, Jean and Child Called London and after her Decease Equally
Divided Amongst all the Children of my Friend WILLIAM MURPHEY & ELISABETH his present Wife Except his Son TIMOTHY which is to be otherwise provided for; wife BARBARY Dureing her Natural life all my Horses, Hogs, Cattle, Sheep, poultry, Household Stock of Every nature or Kind, Kitchen furniture, Plantation Tools & c and at her Decease Equally Divided amongst the Children of WM. MURPHEY aforesaid and Elisabeth his wife; WILLIAM MURPHEY negro Grace and her two Children Stephen and Hannah; TIMMOTHY Son of WM MURPHEY Slaves Jack, Cato, Arthur, Chloe and Celah and Should he Die without heirs of his Body then Equally Divided amongst the Surviving Children of the Said WM MURPHEY and ELISABETH his wife; Friend TIMOTHY BRYAN negro Jerry, one hundred acres in Newhanover County nigh the Mouth of Rockfish; DANIEL, a Son of FRANCIS GIBSON a Small Tract on a branch of Stockinghead be the place whereon the Said FRANCIS GIBSON now lives; JACOB son of HENRY WELLS Dec'd. Five Shillings Sterling Money of Great Brittain.

extrs: wife BARBARY, JAMES KENAN, WILLIAM DICKSON, JOSEPH DICKSON

wit: JACOB WELLS, WILLIAM (sign) KNOWLES, WILLIAM WELLS
signed: Timmothy (sign) Murphey"1,6 
Witness: Barbara Wells
Probate*Duplin County, North Carolina, USA7 
Probate*20 January 1803Barbara Wells; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Court order recorded concurrence with a division of Negroes of the Estate of Tim Murphy in accordance with his will, with wife Barbary having died.8 
Estate22 April 1806Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Court order "Appointed Shadrack Stallings, John Stallings, & John Hufham a Committee to settle accounts of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd, with Wm. Stoakes, Guardian to Orphans of William Murphy, dec'd, & return a statement to next court."9 
Deceased: William Murphy
Estate23 July 1806Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Allowed Elizabeth Murphy $15 out of Henry Murphys part of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd as compensation for maintainance of him, said Henry Murphy, for one year commending from this date."9 
Witness: Elizabeth Wells
Witness: Henry Murphy
Estate23 July 1806Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Reports of Committee appointed to settle accounts of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd, with William Stoakes, Guardian to the Heirs of said dec'd, state they find in hands of Guardian and due Henry Murphy, a Minor Pounds144-14-1 1/4 & that Easter Murphy was indebted to the Estate the sum of Pounds4-0-7; Court concurred & Ordered recorded."9 
Witness: Henry Murphy
Witness: Esther Murphy
Estate16 April 1810Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Upon motion of William Stoakes, Guardian to Henry Murphy, a minor orphan, ordered that said William Stoakes sell at public vendue a certain Negro man slave named Jupiter at twelve months credit upon security for the benefit of said minor, Henry Murphy, that bond to be on interest from the date."10 
Witness: Henry Murphy

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S239] Hoffman, compiler, Colony of North Carolina 1735-1765, Abstracts of Land Patents, Vol I (n.p.: n.pub.), cited by researcher Beverly White at her web page. Hereinafter cited as NC Land Patents.
  3. [S264] Dr. A. B. Pruitt, Abstracts of Land Entries Duplin County North Carolina 1778-1795, Sampson County North Carolina 1784-1795 and 1853-1860 (, State Library of North Carolina.
  4. [S122] Alvaretta Kenan Register, State Census of NC 1784-87 (Second Edition Revised; Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1973), Maryland Historical Society.
  5. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Timothy Murphy, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.
  6. [S247] William L. Murphy, Duplin County Wills , extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC, Duke University Libraries.
  7. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, original papers in NC Archives.
  8. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Abstract of Minutes , 1-10 (, Part 5, 1798-1803; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1980-1995), Duke University Libraries.
  9. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 7, 1805-1809, Duke University Libraries.
  10. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 8, 1809-1811, Duke University Libraries.

Timothy Murphy1

#1990, b. before 1790, d. circa 1846
Last Edited7 Jun 2003
Father*John Murphy1 b. b 1750, d. 8 Jun 1811
Mother*Priscilla Rouse1 b. b 1770, d. b 1810
CommentThis Timothy will be the same as one of the documented Duplin Co Timothy's but can't connect yet. Most likely 1657 due to 1657 being neighbor to Daniel Murphy 1658 in 1820. These two are probably brothers, sons of John. 
Birth*before 17901 
Land*17 April 1805Margaret Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; A deed registered the transfer of 130 acres from Margaret Murphy, Daniel Murphy, Sarah Murphy, and Timothy Murphy to Arthur Murray.2 
Witness: Sarah Murphy
(Witness) Land17 April 1805Daniel Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; to Arthur Murray, 130 acres.2 
Comment*never married1 
(Witness) Estate16 April 1811John Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "William Kerr, John Kerr, John McCanne are appointed a Committee to divide the lands of John Murphy, dec'd., among the heirs of said dec'dl, viz: Timothy Murphy, Dan'l Murphy and Sarah Murphy in equal shares and return the same to next court."3 
(Witness) Estate8 June 1811John Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; John Murphy's real estate was divided among his children. "Timothy received the Pocossin Lot No. 2, containing 343 acres. However, he was required by the commissioners to pay $21.67 to his brother Daniel Murphy ... Daniel received the Pasture Branch Lot No. 3 containing 271 acres. Since this section was considered the poorest in land value of the estate, he received by order of the cmmissioners a total value of $143.34 from his sister Sarah, and brother, Timothy. Sarah received the Plantation Lot No. 1 ... containing 236 acres, and ... paid her brother Daniel $121.67."1 
Death*circa 1846North Carolina, USA1 
EstateJanuary 1847North Carolina, USA; both real and personal property was sold at public auction.1 

Citations

  1. [S249] Michael Gilbert Taylor, The Murphy Family (; Rose Hill, North Carolina: Duplin County Historical Foundation, 1983), Leora H. McEachern Library of Local History.
  2. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Abstract of Minutes , 1-10 (, Part 6, 1803-1805; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1980-1995), Duke University Libraries.
  3. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 8, 1809-1811, Duke University Libraries.

Timothy C. Murphy1

#1993, b. circa 1818
Last Edited16 May 2003
Father*Daniel Murphy1 b. b 1785, d. c 1850
Mother*Rebecca Evans1 b. b 1790, d. b 1850
Birth*circa 18181 
Comment*never married1 
Occupation*Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; identified as a tailor and a cobbler.2 
Misc*Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; said in the reference to have lived with his brother Thomas, citing census records2 

Citations

  1. [S249] Michael Gilbert Taylor, The Murphy Family (; Rose Hill, North Carolina: Duplin County Historical Foundation, 1983), Leora H. McEachern Library of Local History.
  2. [S249] Michael Gilbert Taylor, The Murphy Family , referring to census records, Leora H. McEachern Library of Local History.

Timothy W. Murphy1,2

#1679, b. after 1795
Last Edited2 May 2003
Father*Timothy Murphy1,2 b. bt 1774 - 1779, d. 1827
Mother*Mary (Polly) Alderman1 b. 29 Aug 1779
Birth*after 1795Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Timothy Murphy, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.

Tredell (Iridell?) Murphy1

#1763, b. between 1801 and 1810
Last Edited13 Jan 2002
Birth*between 1801 and 18101 
Cen-Head*1840GA Crawford Co Census 1840; Crawford County, Georgia, USA; male age 30-39, female 30-39; males 2 u5, female 1 10-14.1 

Citations

  1. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Crawford County GA pg 378, Image pg 29, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

W. G. Murphy1

#2008, b. 2 March 1851
ChartsDescendants of Hester Balkcom
Last Edited14 Sep 2003
Father*William G. Murphy b. b 1840
Mother*Martha (?)2 b. b 1840
Birth*2 March 18511,2 
Marriage*23 September 1877Delilah Balkcom; Dale County, Alabama, USA2,1 

Citations

  1. [S37] International Genealogical Index (R), online http://www.familysearch.org, 1997, Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997, Family History Library.
  2. [S271] E. Tillman Riley, "about Dale County, Alabama Beat No. 9 by E. Tillman Riley (1903)," e-mail message from (contact me for researcher email) (unknown address) to Jerry Balkcom, 1903. Hereinafter cited as "citing excerpts she holds from a book about Dale County, Alabama Beat No. 9."

W. Y. or W. H. Murphy1

#925, b. circa 1836
Last Edited5 Dec 2001

Family

Child 1.Eudozah Murphy1 b. c 1859
Birth*circa 1836Georgia, USA1 
Cen-Head*28 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Clopton, Dale County, Alabama, USA; a 34 year old male, schoolteacher, born in Georgia1 
Witness: Eudozah Murphy
(Witness) Cen-Enum28 July 1870Eudozah Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Clapton, Dale County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL page 232A, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

William Murphy1

#977, b. circa 1839
Last Edited27 Jan 2002
Father*Marshal H. Murphy1 b. c 1817
Mother*Mary (?)1 b. c 1811
Birth*circa 1839Georgia, USA1 
(Resident) Census5 December 1850Marshal H. Murphy, AL Dale Co Census 1850; Southern Division, family # 658, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "Marshal Murphy", head, age 33, laborer, born in North Carolina, not reading or writing. No real estate assets listed;
"Mary Murphy" age 39, born NC;
"William Murphy" age 11, born Georgia, attending school;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 9, born Georgia, attending school;
"James Murphy" age 7, born Georgia, attending school;
"Susan Murphy" age 6, born Alabama;
"Elbert Murphy", age illegible, born Alabama;
"Nancy Lee Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Daniel Murphy" age 3, born Alabama;
"Martha Murphy" age 3 months, born Alabama.1 
(Resident) Census30 July 1860Marshal H. Murphy, Mary (?); Madison County, Florida, USA;
arshal Murphy", head, age 39, daily laborer, born North Carolina;
"Mary Murphy" age 47 born NC;
"William J. Murphy", age 18, born Georgia;
"Elizabeth Murphy" age 17, domestic, born Georgia;
"James Murphy" age 15, daily laborer, born Georgia;
"Susan Murphy" age 13, born Alabama;
"Daniel G. Murphy" age 10, born Alabama;
"Mary E. Murphy" age 6, born Alabama.2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Dale County, AL, page 213B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Madison County, Florida, page 37, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

William Murphy1

#1668, b. before 1755, d. circa 1804
Last Edited19 Feb 2004

Family

Elizabeth Wells b. b 1765
Marriage*after 1770Elizabeth Wells; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Children 1.Timothy Murphy+1 b. bt 1774 - 1779, d. 1827
 2.Anna Murphy1,8 b. c 1783
 3.Esther Murphy1,8 b. c 1786
 4.Elizabeth Murphy+1,8 b. c 1790
 5.Henry Murphy1,8 b. bt 1794 - 1804
Birth*before 17552 
Marriage*after 1770Elizabeth Wells; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Cen-Head*between 1784 and 1787Capt Stallin's District, Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 1 white male 21-60, 1 u21 or o60, 4 wf, 1 black 12-50, 1 black u12 or ov50. Adjacent to household of Timothy Murphy.3 
Cen-Head*1790NC Duplin Co Census 1790; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 2 free white males 16 and over (Willliam & son Timothy?), 4 under 16, 5 females, 7 slaves4 
Cen-Head*1800NC Duplin Co Census 1800; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; male 45 or over, with 1 male under 10; females 1 45 or over, 2 under 10, 1 10-15, 2 16-24; slaves 0. Barbary Murphy, widow of the older Timothy Murphy, female age 45 or over listed next door, with 9 slaves.5 
Death*circa 1804Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Probate*18 April 1804Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Wednesday, 4/18/1804 - Appointed William Stokes Jr., Guardian to Anna Murphy, Elisabeth Murphy, Easther Murphy & Henry Murphy, Children of William Murphy, he gave bond of 2,000: Ordered he take Estates of said four children into his possession."

Wednesday, 4/18/1804 - "Ordered Executors of Timothy Murphy, deceased, upon application of William Stoakes, Guardian to Anna, Elisabeth, Easther & Henry Murphy, Children of William Murphy do deliver to said William Stoakes all papers, Notes, bonds, Monies & Property of Estate of said Timothy Murphy which is in their possession & take his reciet for same."6 
(Deceased) Estate22 April 1806Timothy Murphy; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Court order "Appointed Shadrack Stallings, John Stallings, & John Hufham a Committee to settle accounts of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd, with Wm. Stoakes, Guardian to Orphans of William Murphy, dec'd, & return a statement to next court."7 
Probate23 July 1806Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "7/23/1806 - Report of Committee appointed to settle accounts of Estate of Timothy Murphy, dec'd, w/ William Stoakes, Guardian to the Heirs of said dec'd, stat they find in hands of Guardian and due Henry Murphy, a minor, f 144-14-1 and that Easter Murphy was indebted to the Estate the sum of f 4-0-7; court concurred and ordered recorded."8 
Probate16 April 1810Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Monday 4/16/1810 - Upon motion of William Stoakes, Guardian to Henry Murphy, a minor orphan, ordered that said William Stoakes sell at public venue a certain Negro man slave named Jupiter at twelve months credit upon security for the benefit of said minor, Henry Murphy, that bond to be on interest from the date."8 
Probate18 April 1814Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 4/18/1814 - "William Stallings is appointed Guardian to Henry Murphy, a minor orphan, & has given bond in 1,000 pounds. Ordered he take his Estate into possession"

4/18/1814 - "Joseph Gillespie, John Hufman, & Gibson Sloan be a committee to settle w/ William Stoakes, the former guardian to Henry Murphy, and report the same to next Court"8 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S118] Census, U.S. of 1800, Duplin Co NC, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S122] Alvaretta Kenan Register, State Census of NC 1784-87 (Second Edition Revised; Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1973), Maryland Historical Society.
  4. [S173] Census, U.S. of 1790, Duplin County NC, pg 43, image page 7, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S118] Census, U.S. of 1800, North Carolina, page 410. Extract from compilation "1800 Census of North Carolina" located at Md Historical Society, Baltimore. Also in image 13 at Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Abstract of Minutes , 1-10 (, Part 6, 1803-1805; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1980-1995), Duke University Libraries.
  7. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Part 7, 1805-1809, Duke University Libraries.
  8. [S248] Leora H. McEachern, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions , Duke University Libraries.

William Murphy1,2

#1683, b. 1807
Last Edited3 May 2008
Father*Timothy Murphy1 b. bt 1774 - 1779, d. 1827
Mother*Mary (Polly) Alderman1 b. 29 Aug 1779
Birth*1807Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; parents identified by referenced researcher1,3 
Event*say 1825married Mary Jane Rich. They were in the 1860 Sampson County NC Census and Mary Jane was in the 1870 and 1880 Sampson County NC censuses. They had the following children: Sabra V., James Repton, Henry R., Lucian, Alonzo, David W., Mary C., and Bryant F.1 
Cen-Head*14 August 1850US 1850 Census; Southern District, hh#107, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Wm Murphy", male age 43, born NC farmer real estate assets $2000. In the household were :
"Mary", age 27, born NC;
"Sabra", female age 8, born NC;
"Harper", male age 4, born NC;
"Lucelia", female age 2, born NC.
Only Lemuel is entered in this database.3 

Citations

  1. [S174] Researcher K. Ricker, reference date 5 Feb 2001.
  2. [S247] William L. Murphy, Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860 (, Will of Timothy Murphy, extracted from Will Book in Clerk of Court Office, Kenansville, NC; P.O. Box 130, Rose Hill, NC 28458: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982), Duke University Libraries.
  3. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Sampson County, NC, page 862, stamped pg 432, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

William Murphy1

#2312, b. before 1690, d. 1737
Last Edited26 Mar 2006
Birth*before 1690date estimated from date of will when he had adult children1 
Will*23 January 1736Will of William Murphey, Assembly May Court 1737, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA; Will names wife Ann, daughters Mary (100 acres on south side of Gooch swamp, called Busby's Cabin), Martha (250 acres plantation on south side of Gooch Swamp), Esther (miscellaneous items).

1 
Death*1737Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S322] Researcher Mark Murphy, transcribed Will of William Murphey, posted January 2006, http://lists.rootsweb.com/ ; Murphy surname, Rootsweb Mail List.