|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1721|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1797|
Joshua married Esther Child of Brookline, March 17, 1744-5. She Died at Newton, March 30, 1755, aged 30. Married, second, Esther Greenwood of Newton, June 17, 1756. She was the daughter of Lieut. Josiah Greenwood and Phebe Stearns and was born October 7, 1731, and died in Newton, March 9, 1809.
He is frequently mentioned in the Newton records and was selectman of the town for two years.
He bought sixty acres of land in 1754 and built a home thereon near the church in Newton Centre.
He joined the Newton Minute Men in 1773, took part in the fighting at Concord, and afterwards enlisted for eight months from May 1, 1775, as corporal in Captain Cook's company of Gardner's regiment, which as present at the battle of Bunker Hill where Colonel Gardner was killed.
He was a sergeant in Capt. Edward Fuller's company in September 1778, and served on several town committees during the war; died in Newton, July 3, 1797.
Murdock Genealogy-Robert Murdock of Roxbury, Massachusetts and some of his Descendants, compiled by Joseph B. Murdock, published by C. E. Goodspeed & Co., Boston, 1925, Page 21.
Robert Murdock (1694 - 1762)
Abigail Hyde Murdock (1698 - 1777)
Esther Child Murdock (1724 - 1755)
Esther Greenwood Murdock (1731 - 1809)
Abigail Murdock Fisk (1746 - 1820)*
William Murdock (1748 - 1817)*
Anna Murdock Woodward (1749 - 1822)*
Elizabeth Murdock Pratt (1750 - 1831)*
Samuel Murdock (1752 - 1814)*
Joshua Murdock (1753 - 1812)*
Elisha Murdock (1756 - 1815)*
Jonathan Murdock (1759 - 1838)*
Esther Murdock Ward (1761 - 1839)*
Robert Murdock (1763 - 1846)*
Phebe Murdock Bond (1765 - 1846)*
Joshua Murdock (1721 - 1797)
Samuel Murdock (1725 - 1749)*
East Parish Burying Ground
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Originally Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Jan 25, 2006
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