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William Murdock (1738 - 1811)

William Murdock
Born in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 17 Dec 1760 in Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut Colonymap
Husband of — married 14 Jul 1774 in Lebanon, New London, CTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hamilton, Madison, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Aug 2009
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Biography

William Murdock was born 2 January 1738 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Colony.[1]His parents were Samuell Murdock and Sibmit. [2]

There is another Birth Source for William, b Jul 26 1728 in Lebanon, Connecticut, son of Samuel Murdock and Submit. [3] This must have been an earlier child that died

William, of Windham, and Mary Pierce, of Lebanon, were married on 17 December 1760 by the Reverend Mr. Williams.[4]

William and Mary had several children, including the following, born in Lebanon, Connecticut.:

  1. Hannah, b Dec 5 1761 [5]
  2. Eunice, b Nov 18 1763 [6]
  3. Lois, b Sep 21 1766 [7]
  4. Esther, b Feb 1 1769 [8]
  5. Mary, b Dec 28 1773 [9]
    William Murdock served with the United States during the French and Indian War.
    Unit(s): 5th Connecticut Regiment, Capt. Jonathan Rudd's company

William served in the French and Indian War in Capt. Jonathan Rudd's company of the 5th Connecticut Regiment. In August of 1757 he participated in the campaign for the relief of Gen. Webb at Fort William Henry in Lake George NY.

William married Sarah Dean Jul 14 1774 in Labanon, Connecticut.
1776 Project
Captain William Murdock served with 12th Regiment, Connecticut Militia during the American Revolution.
SAR insignia
William Murdock is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: 254263
Rank: Captain
Daughters of the American Revolution
William Murdock is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A083189.

He also served in the Revolutionary War as a Captain with the Connecticut, 12th Regiment. [10]

He died Oct 26 1811 in Hubbardsville, Madison, New York, as seen on his gravestone. [11]

William is buried in Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville, Madison, New York.[11]

Sources

  1. Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Barbour Collection) (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. Volume Windham, page 182. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB414/i/13127/182/234342790/ See record at subscription site.
  2. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F745-FXB : 7 January 2020), William Murdock, 1738.
  3. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F745-Z26 : 7 January 2020), William Murdock, 1728.
  4. Barbour Collection, Volume Lebanon, page 123.
  5. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WK-KVQ : 7 January 2020), William Murdock in entry for Hannah Murdock, 1761.
  6. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WK-V8Z : 7 January 2020), William Murdock in entry for Eunice Murdock, 1763.
  7. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WK-V8N : 7 January 2020), William Murdock in entry for Lois Murdock, 1766.
  8. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WK-KJR : 7 January 2020), William Murdock in entry for Esther Murdock, 1769.
  9. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WK-V84 : 7 January 2020), William Murdock in entry for Mary Murdock, 1773.
  10. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed Jan 29 2021), "Record of William Murdock", Ancestor # A083189.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 29 January 2021), memorial page for Capt William Murdock (2 Jan 1738–26 Oct 1811), Find A Grave: Memorial #15701763, citing Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville, Madison County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Alan Murdock (contributor 46863491) Gravestone picture


Acknowledgements

  • Murdock-905 was created by David Murdock through the import of Murdock-Surdick.ged on May 10, 2016


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Murdock-905 and Murdock-2 appear to represent the same person because: same name, same death date, same birth month and day, year typo on #905
posted by S Stevenson

Rejected matches › William Murdock (1728-bef.1738)