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William Jasper Murry

  • Born: 28 Mar 1844, Macon, GA
  • Marriage: Theresa Ann Matthews on 16 Nov 1865 in Union Parish, LA
  • Died: 5 May 1882 at age 38
  • Buried: Pisgah Cemetery, Nevada County, AR

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Notes. Birth and death date copied from family bible by Coleman family abt 1980 for Wayne Barrett.

census: 1850 Federal Census, 28 Aug 1850, Union Parish, LA. Name: William Murry
Age: 9
Estimated birth year: abt 1841
Birth Place: Georgia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Union, Louisiana

census: 1860 Federal Census, 19 Jul 1860, Spring Hill, Union Parish, LA. Name: W J Murry
Age in 1860: 15
Birth Year: abt 1845
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1860: Union, Louisiana
Gender: Male
Post Office: Spring Hill
Occup Farmer
Sch X

Military Service, 1861. RCompany C, 17th Regiment Louisiana Infantry "Phoenix Rifles"
Company raised in Union Parish Louisiana
- enlisted April 24, 1862, at Monroe, La.
- enlisted at age 18
- born in Macon County, Georgia and was a farmer
- private
- captured and paroled at Vicksburg in July 1863

[William J Murry enlisted on the same day as his uncle, Wesley T Murry]
[Note: found in both 17th regt. and 31st regt with same notes, just conflicting regt.]

Voter Registration, 1867, Union Parish, LA.

census, 1880, Albany, Nevada County, AR. 1880 Federal Census
Albany, Nevada County, AR
Birth Year <1845>
Birthplace GA
Age 35
Occupation Farmer
Marital Status M <Married>
Race W <White>
Head of Household Jasper W. MURRAY
Relation Self
Father's Birthplace ---
Mother's Birthplace GA
Household members:
Jasper W Murray (35)
Theresa Murray (39)
Edgar B Murray (12)
John B Murray (10)
William M Murray (9)
Elijah M Murray (7)
Ella Muray (6)
Luther S Murray (4)
Adolphus Murray (2)


William married Theresa Ann Matthews on 16 Nov 1865 in Union Parish, LA. (Theresa Ann Matthews was born on 8 Aug 1840 in AL, died on 21 Dec 1921 and was buried in Mt Pisgah Cementary, Nevada County, AR.)

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