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William Murdock (1738 - 1811)

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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, NYmap
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22:49: S Stevenson proposed a merge of Murdock-905 and Murdock-2 with a comment. [Thank S for this]
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William Murdock was born 2 January 1738 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Colony.[1]

William, of Windham, and Mary Pierce, of Lebanon, were married on 17 December 1760 by the Reverend Mr. Williams.[2]

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.

He also served in the Revolutionary War.

William is buried in Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville, Madison, New York.[3]


  1. Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Barbour Collection) (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. Volume Windham, page 182. See record at subscription site.
  2. Barbour Collection, Volume Lebanon, page 123.
  3. Find A Grave: Memorial # 15701763

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On 30 Sep 2019 at 22:49 GMT S Stevenson wrote:

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

Pending merges › William Murdock (1730-1811)

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