Title

Murphy family et al. genealogical materials, 1968

Creator

Date Original

1968 January

Description

This collection is comprised of genealogical research of the Murphy, Perdue, and Perry families. Materials include military service records, family trees, and biographical sketches.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Murphy family detailed in this collection came to Arkansas in the 1840s. Jesse T. Murphy, born in Georgia in 1797, and his wife Nancy G. Perdue, also born in Georgia in 1809, settled in Union County, Arkansas. The couple had nine children, all of whom grew to marry into local Arkansas families. Jesse and Nancy Murphy’s children built their lives and families in Arkansas. Jesse died in 1863 and Nancy died in 1879. Both are buried in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Union County, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000822

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Murphy family et al. genealogical materials, MS.000822

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Murphy family et al. genealogical materials, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

Share

COinS