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William Hardy  Murfree

William Hardy Murfree[1]

Male 1781 - 1827  (45 years)

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  • Name William Hardy Murfree 
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    William Hardy Murfree
    William Hardy Murfree
    Born 2 Oct 1781  Hertford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 1827  Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Murfree Family Cemetery, Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for William Hardy Murfree (1781-1827)
    Findagrave memorial for William Hardy Murfree (1781-1827)
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    • Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949
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      page 1603

      MURFREE, William Hardy (uncle of David W. Dickinson), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Hertford County, N.C., October 2, 1781; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1801; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Edenton, N.C.; also interested in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1805 and 1812; presidential elector on [p.1603] the Democratic ticket of Madison and Gerry in 1812; elected as a Democrat to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817); moved from Murfreesboro, N.C., to his estate in Williamson County, Tenn., in 1823 and died there on January 19, 1827; interment in Murfree Cemetery, northwest of Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.
    Person ID I1536  Dickinson
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2014 

    Father Hardy Murfree,   b. 05 Jun 1752, Murfree's Landing, Hertford, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1809, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sally Brickell,   b. 19 Jul 1757, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1802, Hertford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 17 Feb 1780  Hertford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F1204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Mary Maney,   b. 28 Oct 1787, Hertford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1826, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 1808  [2
    Children 
    +1. William Law Murfree,   b. 19 Jul 1817, Williamson, Franklin, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1892, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Sally Brickell Murfree,   b. Sep 1821, Hertford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Maney Murfree,   b. 13 Jul 1826
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2009 
    Family ID F1203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Murfree Family Cemetery, Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Dickinson, David
    Dickinson, David
    Tennessee Records, 23

  • Sources 
    1. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "William Hardy Murfree", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_H._Murfree.

    2. [S336294] Tennessee Records: Bible Records and Marriage Bonds, Jeannette Tillotson Acklen, et. al, (Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2007), 21.

    3. [S336294] Tennessee Records: Bible Records and Marriage Bonds, Jeannette Tillotson Acklen, et. al, (Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2007), 20.

    4. [S336305] Biographical History of North Carolina from Colonial Times to the Present, Samuel A. Ashe, Stephen B. Weeks, and Chales L. Van Noppen, (Greensboro, North Carolina: Van Noppen, 1905), vol. 2, 312.