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Weldon Jones Murchison
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1838
Waterford
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1899
Houston County
Texas, USA

MURCHISON, WELDON JONES

Born: 11 October 1838 Waterford, Mississippi
Died; 23 August 1899 Houston County
Buried; Glenwood Cemetery, Houston County, Texas
Spouse; C. J.
Parents; Daniel B. & Mary (Killough) Murchison
Service; 2nd Lieutenant, Co. I, 4th Texas Cavalry. Left sick at Santa Fe Hospital 8 April; taken prisoner 20 April and paroled 30 April; sent to Camp Douglas and exchanged at Vicksburg 22 September 1862.

Source; Houston County History, p. 488; Confederate Army of New Mexico, p. 117; Houston County Census: 1850, p. 43; 1870; 1880; Confederate State Roster I, p. 377; Confederate State Roster II, p. 43; Ancestty.com; Houston County Cemetery Records, p. 348.

- Marty Cash hchc@co.houston.tx.us

Houston County History says he moved to Neville's Prairie.
The town of Weldon, Texas was named after him.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Murchison (1804 - 1882)
  Mary Killough Murchison (1806 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Celeta J Rawls Murchison (1844 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Belle Murchison Hightower (1870 - 1963)*
  Ella B Murchison (1874 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Murdoch Killough Murchison (1826 - 1916)*
  Angelina Coffee Murchison Craddock (1834 - 1932)*
  Weldon Jones Murchison (1838 - 1899)
  Daniel MacIntosh Murchison (1841 - 1882)*
  Arabella Murchison Odell (1844 - 1914)*
  Lucy Caroline Murchison (1858 - 1859)**
  Adella C Murchison (1860 - 1867)**
  Margaret Josephine Murchison Aldrich (1868 - 1940)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
b. MS
 
Note: Information submitted by the Houston County Historical Commission, Crockett, TX
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50320396
Weldon Jones Murchison
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Weldon Jones Murchison
Added by: Tom Streetman
 
Weldon Jones Murchison
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2nd Lieutenant, Co. I, 4th Texas Cavalry. Left sick at Santa Fe Hospital 8 April; taken prisoner 20 April and paroled 30 April; sent to Camp Douglas and exchanged at Vicksburg 22 September 1862. C.S.A.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jul. 8, 2013
The Southern Cross of Honor is the name of two separate and distinct military honors presented to Confederate military personnel and veterans. The original wartime medal, aka Confederate Medal of Honor, was a military decoration meant to honor officers, n...(Read more)
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jul. 8, 2013
The Southern Cross of Honor is the name of two separate and distinct military honors presented to Confederate military personnel and veterans. The original wartime medal, aka Confederate Medal of Honor, was a military decoration meant to honor officers, n...(Read more)
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jul. 8, 2013
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