Mar. 15, 1759 Killyleagh County Down, Northern Ireland
May, 1840 Franklin County Georgia, USA
Son of Hamilton and Mary (Cleland) Murdock/h. Immigrated to Charleston, SC with parents and siblings in 1768. Settled first in South Carolina and later moved to Georgia where he had fought against Indians for a time during his military service. Revolutionary War veteran. Served in Revolution initially as a substitute for his father. His grandsons fought for the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War, primarily in Indiana and Georgia units.