Enlisted in the New York Heavy Artillery in the Civil War at age 19
In a letter from Lucille Shoudy; states his b'day was 6 Nov 1842
He had 1 son
Had several children
Thanks Beth Gay!
"Will Book A Franklin
County, North Carolina 1785-1797 Wills Estates Records, Guardian Accounts"
Abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr. 1988 South Boston Virginia, in the
index under Murphy are the following names, Murfree, James, Parker, Rebecca,
Arthur: Murphy, Arthur, James, Wm. . : Murphrey, James
There are many that are just buyers of someone's estate, I am only typing
other entries and all of the one's for Parker and Arthur.
The first number in ( ) is the page number of the Will Book and the second
number is the page number of the Abstract Book.
(179) 38, Sale of estate of Elizabethy JONNAKIN decd. Buyers were Benjamin
COOK, William MORRIS, James VINSON, Drewry GILLOM, John WATKINS, Henry
COLLINS, James UPCHURCH, David SAWYERS, Nat GILLOM, Parker MURPHY, Titus
EDWARDS, Henry JAMES. Joseph JONES execr. Undated.
(211) 45 Guardian account or orphans of Lewis HILL dec'd. by Richd. HILL
guardian. Covers 1797, 1798. Persons mentioned: Green HILL, John HALL,
Richard HILL, Gilliam WATKINS, Thomas BASS, Athelston ANDREWS, Henry HILL,
Robert COOPER, John JOHNSTON, James HUNT, Oran BASS, Lewis WEBB, Solomon
HARRIS, John FOSTER, Micajah WELLS, Parker MURFREE, Frederick LEONARD, Sr.,
William KIRBY, Gray ANDREWS, Stephen GUPTON, William BRIDGES, David SEARS,
Frederick DAVIS, Thomas STOKES, John WELLS, James DAVIS, Henry COLLINS,
William GILLIAM, William MORRISS, Henry COLLINS, John WATKINS, Theophilus
BASS, Marcus GILLIAM, Averit HIDE, William Clanton HILL. Examined March 15,
1798 by James GRAY, Thomas BRICKELL.
from Beverly White-relationships & more
from Betty Gilmer Lenz- dates & more
Betty Gilmer Lenz, daughter Vicki
1775 Laurie Dr.
Canyon Lake, TX 78133
Warren Co. NC (Beverly White rtf files)
Will Book 15: 12 & 14 July 1809; Aug. Ct. 1809. Whitmell Alston to Thomas W. Alston, one of the Extrs. of Est. of Col. William Alston, dec'd. & former Gdn. to his infant legatees, Martha, Elizabeth Matilda & Maria Alston to whom "I have lately become Gdn." Rec't. for lengthy list of bonds & notes in Est. of Col. William Alston, Dec'd. List names: . . . . Parker Murphy . . . .
Will Book 18: Rec't for Est of Thomas W. Alston . . . .Parker Murphey . . . .
the following from Beth Gay, firstname.lastname@example.org
"Will Book B Franklin County, North Carolina 1794 -1804 Wills,
Estates Records, Guardian Accounts" Abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley,
Jr. 803 Washington Avenue South Boston, Virginia 1988
Page 6 in Will Book, page 2 in book
Sale of estate of JAMES MURPHEY dec'd. Buyers were Rebecca MURPHEY, Milly
MURPHEY, Willm. WEBB, George NORWOOD, Jos. GOSWICK, Smith ABERNATHY, N.
MURPHEY, H. HILL, Caty LEONARD, Simon WESTER, Elias CARR, James CARLILE, Wm.
BARNES, Parker MURPHEY, David VINSON, Stephen GUPTON, Jos. JONES, Jere.
BROWN, Lewis MOORE, Wm. STEPHENS, Josiah BRANTLEY, David SEARS, James
COLLING, Arthur MURPHEY, Jesse COLLINS, Wm. LEONARD, Robert GREEN, Drury
GILLIAM, Thomas LANIER, Abram HEDGEPETH, Henry HILL, Lewis WEBB, B. WESTRAY,
B. COOK, Elisha COLLINS, Sally RICHARDSON, Simon WESTRAY, Miriam HILL, Danl.
WESTRAY, Roger CRAIG, James DAVIS, John WATKINS, Thomas HILL, Robt
HIGHTOWER, Robt. COOPER, John JOHNSON, Warren BASS, Jno. WEBB, Robt. JONES.
Page 116 of will Book B, page 29 in book
Account of estate of JAMES MURPHREY dec'd., by John PINNELL in right of his
wife Rebekah MURPHEY. Covers 1797-1799. MURPHEY had died intestate. Persons
mentioned: Unity MURPHREY(a distributee of James MURPHEY's estate), James
COGGIN(whose wife Levina was one of the distributees of the estate), Levina
MURPHEY(before here marriage to James COGGIN), Wm. WEBB, Thos. LANIER.
Examined March Court, 1801 by Jas. SEAWELL, Will. JONES.
Franklin Co. NC DB 16 p. 270
Parker Murphey deed to James Collins for land which he bought of George Richards out of the land of David Vinson, deceased, Jan. 11, 1813.
DB 17 p. 29 Simon Murphey of Wake Co., NC deed to Parker Murphey of Franklin Co., witnessed by Sion Murphy and Martin Murphy, Jan. 8, 1814.
G-29 Widow's provisions to widow of Parker Murphrey. 2 Nov 1820. Commissioners: Wm.
Williams, Wm. Leonard, F. Leonard.
G-30 Inventory of perishable estate of Parker Murphrey dec'd, 3 Nov 1820, in the presence of
Josiah Jackson & Byrd Murphrey, by Guilford Lewis admr. Names mentioned: James Murphrey,
Nathaniel Hunt, Jesse Richardson.
G-33 Sale of personal estate of Parker Murphrey dec'd, 30 Nov 1820. Buyers were:
Robert Gupton, Martin Murphrey, ..., Holland Murphrey,...Wyatt Bass,...Elisha Murphrey,...
John Johnson, Wrial Pinnell, ..., Sion Boon,...Byrd Murphrey,...Garrot Murphrey...
signed by G. Lewis admr.
G-91 Inventory of estate of William Collins dec'd, 20 Dec 1821. mentioned:...Gideon Bass,
estate of Parker Murphry dec'd,...Josiah Jackson,...
From Franklin Co. Court Minutes 1794
see Nicholas notes
Franklin Co. Marriage Bonds
see Nicholas notes
also per Franklin Co. DB 28, p. 237- moved to Morgan Co. AL. bef July 1839 with siblings