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William Deaton Jackson "John" Murray
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1820
Gurley
Madison County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1907
Sheffield
Colbert County
Alabama, USA

VETERAN: War Between the States; he, two brothers (John K Murray and Elijah A Murray), and numerous paternal and maternal cousins served in the 1st Al-TN Independent Vidette Cavalry

Son of Captain John Marion Murray (War of 1812) and possibly m1 May Hollingsworth Murray

Husband of Susan Anna Isbell (daughter of James Isbell and Elizabeth Birdwell Isbell).

Marriage to Susan Anna Isbell
1856
27 Sep
At age 27
Jackson,,Alabama,USA

His war records indicate they were married at the courthouse in Jackson County in 1848. But since fire has destroyed the courthouse and records.The rites were performed by Rev Simeon Houk, an uncle. The marriage was recorded in the Interrogatories for WDJ Murray on an application for a military pension. He states there that there was no longer a record of his marriage, that the courthouse had burned down.

They were the parents of:
Eddie Murray

Mary Ophelia Murray Vandiver
1852 1925

John K Murray h/o Lucinda Isbell
1854 1903

James Monroe Murray
1856 1926

Benjamin Murray
1859 1898

William F Murray
1860

Levi Murray
1861 1938

Siney M Murray Waldrep
1863 1904

William Jackson Murray
1868 1915

His siblings were many:

Mahala Murray
1815

James Murray
1818

William Deaton Jackson "John" Murray
1820 1907

Mary Mahala Mahaley Mahalia "Millie" Murray
1831 1902

John K Murray
1834 1864

Elijah A Murray
1836

Elizabeth Murray
1845

and included a number of half siblings by two other mothers.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Marion Murray (1782 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Anna Isbell Murray (1827 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  John Knox Murray (1854 - 1903)*
  James Monroe Murray (1856 - 1926)*
  Levi Murray (1861 - 1938)*
  Lucinda B Murray Waldrep (1863 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dawson Macon Murry*
  William Deaton Jackson Murray (1820 - 1907)
  Mahalia Mahely Murray Hopkins (1832 - 1902)*
  Marshall Winchester Murray (1865 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
On family stone:

Hand Pointing Upward at top of marker, text:
W.D.J. Murray
Born
Nov. 30, 1820
Died
Aug. 28, 1907

Gone but not forgotten

On military marker:

W.D.J. Murray
Co A
1 Ala. & Tenn.
Vid. Cav.

 
Burial:
Bethlehem Cemetery
Mountain Star
Franklin County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Carolyn Murray Greer
Originally Created by: Marigay
Record added: Apr 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19126734
William Deaton Jackson John Murray
Added by: Old Bwana
 
William Deaton Jackson John Murray
Added by: Old Bwana
 
William Deaton Jackson John Murray
Added by: Old Bwana
 
 
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Rest in Peace, William.
- Mary
 Added: Apr. 20, 2008
 
 
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