Joseph MURRAY d/ Dec 1787 (will 23 Dec 1787; 29 Jan 1788) widow – Anne (later m/ Daniel KILER) (she was also known as Nancy KYLER by 15 Aug 1791) - James MURRAY – one shilling sterling only - Honour MURRAY – her son, .....Joseph MURRAY Jr. (was of age by 20 May 1791 or before) - Sarah/Sary MURRAY, a minor Executrix was the widow; executor and trustee for his children, good friend, Samuel LANE Jr. Witnesses: Peter BEALE, Jacob HAYNES, Edward STEVENSON and Conrad SWITZ. Land – "Resurvey on Mount Pleasant", 183 acres, from James MURRAY; - "Mountain Stage", 62 ¾ acres. Letters of Administration were granted to Cpt. Adam MARKELL and he has taken on the burden of executorship. On 20 Jul 1791, trustees were Adam MARKELL, Conrad DUDDERO and Tobias MOORE, yeomen. Acknowledgement signed on 6 May 1793 by Cornelius HOWARD, son and executor of William HOWARD, deceased, debt for wheat of 4 pounds, 10 shillings owed to Howard. John MIERS (distiller in 1788) was one of the main creditors of Murray. Adam MARCKEL had an answer to petition, for having sale less than property value, certified in Anne Arundel County. Also owed Henry MYERS for brandy; Catherine CRUMPACKER for bacon and flaxseed. On 21 Jun 1792, sale made to Peter BAIL for "Mountain Stage" at 10 shillings and one penny per acre; however, there was a transaction linking William BUCHANAN with a claim to this property as well.
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