Archibald Murry
Delilah Ward
John Murry
Tabitha [Unknown]
Wesley T Murry


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Tiltha Prudence 'Pruny' Heath

Wesley T Murry

  • Born: 1832, Macon County, GA
  • Marriage: Tiltha Prudence 'Pruny' Heath on 10 Oct 1850 in Union Parish, LA
  • Died: 1881 abt at age 49

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Land, 1862, Union, LA. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
Name: Wesley T Murry
Issue Date: 15 May 1862
State of Record: Louisiana
Acres: 80
Accession Number: LA1260__.195
Metes and Bounds: No
Land Office: Monroe
Canceled: No
US Reservations: No
Mineral Reservations: No
Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Document Number: 23016
Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties
21 23-N 1-W Louisiana Union

Military Service, 1862, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA. Company I, 31st Regiment Louisiana Infantry, Union Parish Louisiana "Sparrow Cadets"
Company raised from northwestern and western Union Parish Louisiana
- He was born in Macon County, Georgia, and was a farmer.
- Enlisted April 24, 1862, at Monroe, La.
- He enlisted at age 30.
- Private
- Roll Jan. and Feb., 1863, Present.
- Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War
- Fought and was paroled at Vicksburg, Miss.
- Captured and paroled Vicksburg. Miss., July 4, 1863.

[Wesley T Murry enlisted on the same day as his nephew, William J Murry]

Notes, 1866, Union Parish, LA. 1866 Succession of Enoch Jones, Dec'd., Union Parish Louisiana

R. E. Webb Solomon Murry
James A. Dean M. M. Harris

W. T. Murray bought one black steer 8.00

S. Murray bought
1 red steer 5.00
1 large heifer 21.50
1 cow & calf __12.80


234. W. D. Murray
255. W. T. Murry
259. Henry N. Murry
850. Sol. Murry
852. W. D. Ragan [At that time actually spelled "Regan", and later, "Reagan".]
853. W. J. Murry
1470. William Murry C

census, 25 Jul 1870, Ward 6, Union Parish, LA. Name: Westly Murry
Estimated Birth Year: 1830
Age in 1870: 40
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1870: Ward 6, Union, Louisiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: 400
Value of personal estate: 200
Post Office: Union Cross Road
Household members:
Westly Murry 40
Tiltha P Murry 40
John A Murry 18
Andrew J Murry 16
Tilitha J Murry 13
Nancy E Murry 11
Saly A Murry 9
George W Murry 5
Joel L Murry 3
Erastus N Murry 8/12 [born Oct.]
Helma L Diffy 13
Burrel Diffy 11
Sarah Diffy 37
Drucila Heath 35 [Sister In Law]
Jacob Browning 65
Anna Browning 45

[Census Date: 7/25/1870]

census: 1880 Federal Census Ward 6, Jun 1880, Ward 6, Union Parish, LA. Name: Wesley Murray
Home in 1880: 6th Ward, Union, Louisiana
Age: 48
Estimated birth year: abt 1832
Birthplace: Georgia
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Prudence
Father's birthplace: N. C.
Mother's birthplace: N. C.
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Notes: Married to Prudence Murry(50); Children are Sarah(19), George W(15), Joel(13), Arastus(10). The Charley Haney family is show also living in this household.


Wesley married Tiltha Prudence 'Pruny' Heath, daughter of Authur Heath and Sarah, on 10 Oct 1850 in Union Parish, LA. (Tiltha Prudence 'Pruny' Heath was born in 1830 in SC.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Notice, 10 Oct 1850, Union Parish, LA.

"Heath, Patience" "Hare, William" 5-22-1850 63
"Heath, Prudence" "Murry, Westly T." 10-10-1850 29

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