Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Dr. Murray

Male 1692 - 1763  (71 years)


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  • Name William Dr. Murray 
    Born 1692  Castle Tullibardine, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1763  Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013531  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 

    Family ID F08868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Ennalls,   b. 14 Sep 1697, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1748, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 50 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1719  Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Murray,   b. Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Vans Murray,   b. 12 Sep 1720, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1729, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
     3. Sarah Murray,   b. 22 Apr 1722, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1727, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     4. Margaret Murray,   b. 21 Feb 1724/25, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1795, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Mary Murray,   b. 7 Jul 1729, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. David Murray,   b. 24 Dec 1731, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1764, Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     7. James Murray,   b. 28 Jan 1732/33, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Lilly Murray,   b. 1 Jul 1736, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Amelia Murray,   b. 4 May 1739, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F08640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Hill,   b. Between 1696 and 1699, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 15 Mar 1748/49, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Bef 22 Aug 1745  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F07583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      MURRAY, WILLIAM, Dorchester Co.; 11 Oct, 1762; 22 Nov, 1763
      Desire to be buried in Cambridge Church Yard, bet 2 wives, and hereby order ex. to place grave stone upon my grave, as there is on each of the others, and to set each of the stones upon bricks.
      To son Henry Murray, clothing, books, instruments and medicines, relating either to phisic or surgery.
      To son David Murray, tracts of land, The Plains, whereon I live, that pt. of Plains I bought of John Dickenson, whereon the mill is built, Murray's Landing, Margaret's Delight, Wattson's Lot, Part Prevention, Peter's Choice Radge, David's First Venture, Turner's Adventure and Hap Hazart.
      To son James Murray that tract called Tully Bardon, The Widow's Purchase, I bought of John Anderton; that pt of Fair Dealing I bought of Peter Taylor; one moity of Humphry's Fortune, 100 A., lying on the head of Fishing Creek, Addition to Puzzle, 69 A., and Goadstone, 40 A., on the head of Fishing Creek.
      To daughter Margaret Trippe, 20 lbs. money to buy mourning and a ring.
      To daughter Mary Maynadier, 20 lbs current money to buy her mourning and a ring.
      To daughter Lilly Hamilton, sum of 20 lbs money to buy mourning ring
      To grand-son William Maynordier, 50 lbs. current money and my slave.
      To grand-daughter Sarah Maynadier, 100 lbs current money
      To grand-daughter Margaret Murray, 50 lbs current money.
      To grand-son William Murray Robinson, 50 lbs current money; to be paid by ex. in full of remainder of his mother Annlias' pt of estate. Balance between sons David and James Murray, slaves not before devised, to children and grandchildren, to be equally divided amongst 3 children: David and James Murray and Lilly Hamilton.
      My plate not already disposed of to be divided amongest children: Henry, David, James Murray, Margaret Trippe, Mary Maynadier and Lilly Hamilton.
      Ex: Son James
      Wit: Philip Weller, H. Ennals, Thos. Noel.
      Probated by Rev. Philip Walker and Henry Ennalls, 2 witnesses
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      Dr. William Murray 83.337 DO 1285.5.10 Jan 31 1764 Jun 16 1764
      Appraisers: Daniel Sulivane, Thomas Andrew.
      Creditors: Arthur Whitely, H. Ennalls.
      Next of kin: Henry Murray, Lilly Hamilton.
      Executor: James Murray.
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      Dr. William Murray 83,347 -- 131.4.9 1764
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      William Murray 87.297 DO 95.2.3 Aug 31 1765
      List of debts.
      Executor: James Murray.
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      Henry Hooper 7.355 A DO 598,8.11 24.9.0 Apr 19 1726
      Payments to: Dr. William Murray, Thomas Nevett, Thomas Bordley, Esq., Charles Ungle, Philip Feddeman.
      Mentions: all parties (unnamed, at age).
      Executrix: Mary Hooper.
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      Tollet, John, Dorchester Co., 21st Aug., 1730; 12th Sept, 1730.
      Exs.: Thomas Brannock, James Jarrard and Charles Dean.
      Test: John Kirke, Capt. James Woollford, Dr. Wm. Murray. 20, 87.
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      Hicks, Liven, Dorchester Co., 25th Feb., 1731/2; 16th March, 1731/2.
      To eldest son Liven and hrs., pt. of dwell, plan. "Hinchman's Neck," adj. land of John Rider.
      To son Henry and hrs., residue of sd. tract and "Crucked Ridge."
      To son John and hrs., lands on Ghickacone R.
      To youngest son Denwood and hrs., tract by Chiconocomoco upper bridge and tract at Marsh a Hope.
      To dau. Anne Travers, 20s.
      To wife ---- and 6 child., viz. Liven, John, Henry, Denwood, Mary and Sarah, personal estate equally.
      Exs.: Wife ---- and son Liven.
      Test: John Rider, William Murray, John Brown Sloan. 20, 331.
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      Feddeman, Philip, Queen Anne's Co., 5th Jan., 1733; 6th Mch., 1734.
      To wife Elizabeth, extx., 400 A. dwelling plantation, "Hacket's Garden;" after her decease to son Henry and hrs. ; and personalty.
      To dau. Mary and hrs., 100 A, of land_ bought of Henry Frith; and personalty when of age.
      To dau. Elizabeth and hrs., 300 A., "Feddeman's Fancy," near Choptank Bridge, 30 A. "Feddeman's Hill;" and personalty.
      To unborn child and hrs., house and lot at Talbot Co. Court House; and personalty when of age.
      James Barron to pay his rent according to terms of lease in hands of John Harrison, sd. rent to be paid Doctor Murrey for use of son Richard,
      To son Richard, 12 mos. after testator's decease, and son Henry when of age, personalty.
      Test : William Murray, Rebecca Driskill (Driscoll, Quaker), Elizabeth Fisher, Jeremiah Vincent. 21. 296
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      James Jarrart 15.1 A DO 42.1.7 Jun 10 1736
      Sureties: Thomas Howell, Edward Wright.
      Payments to: Thomas Brannock, Dr. William Murray, Jacob Loockerman, William Wallis, Archabald Simpson, Capt. Darby Lux, Jacob Loockerman (executor of Jacob Loockermani.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Jarrart Elisabeth Jarrard.
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      Lockerman, Jacob, Dorchester Co., 8th April, 1741; 14th Aug., 1741.
      To wife Rosannah, life int. in dwell. plan.
      To sister Sarah, wife of Joseph Cox Gray, 300 A. "Taylor's Promise", provided she and her hrs. release all claims on testator as administrator of any estates.
      To bro. Goovert, residue of "Taylor's Promise," provided he release any claims against test. as administrator of estates of grandfather Jacob and uncle Jacob.
      To son Jacob, land on S. side Ingram's Creek.
      To dau. Elizabeth, 518 A. "Lockerman's Purchase".
      To wife and child., afsd., personalty.
      To Peter Edmondson, 5.
      Extx.: Wife, she to sell 400 A. taken up by father Goovert.
      Test: Doctor William Murray, Elinor Sympson, Mary Michiele.
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      Col. John Rider 18.302 A DO 1819.3.7 86.5.1 Jun 9 1741
      Payments to: Maj. James Billings for Richard Gildart, Esq., Mr. Robert Minors, Capt. Thomas Hicks & Edward Shippard for Mr. Thomas Muir, Mr. James Edge for Richard Gildart, Esq., Jacob Hindman, Esq., Mr. Joseph Ennals, Dr. William Murray.
      Executor: Capt. Charles Rider.
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      Col. Leonard Hollyday 21.399 A PG 1481.3.8 Aug 22 1745
      Received from: Hugh Taylor, Charles Neal, Robert King, Samuel Sarratt, Samuel Taylor, Anne Harris, William Kent, John Davis, Levin Wales, John Williams, Thomas Farran, John Stephens, John Mudd, Mr. Clement Hill.
      Payments to: Mr. William Black (merchant in London) paid to George Gordon, William Loyd, John Lyon, Jr., John Parran, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Francis Waring who married Mary (daughter, her portion), Francis Lee who married Elisabeth (daughter, her portion), Charles Stuart guardian to Leonard Hollyday (son, his portion), Thomas (accountant, son, his portion), Daniel Dulany, Esq., Eleanor (accountant, 1/3).
      Legatees: Thomas Gantt & his wife Margery, James Hollyday & his wife Sarah, Eleanor (accountant).
      Executors: Eleanor Hollyday who married Dr. William Murray (of Dorchester County), Thomas Hollyday (of Prince George's County).
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      COOK, EDWARD, Dorchester Co. 23 Sep, 1747; 15 Mar, 1748/9
      To son Thomas Cook, 5 S., which with the land I conveyed to Henry Trippe for his benefit, is his share.
      To 2 sons BAbbington and John Cook, to be divided bet. them, that tract where I now live, called "Malden."
      To dau. Ann Polson, 5 s.
      To dau. Mary, wife of Roger Childerston, 5 s.
      To dau. Esther, wife of William Thomas, 5 s.
      To dau, Elizabeth, wife of Edward Speeding, 5 s,
      To dau. Rachel, wife of Joseph Thomas, 5 s.
      It is reported that son BAbbington Cook, intends to marry a certain Rachell Durgann, contrary to my inclination. It is, therefore, my will if he marries with Rachell Durgan, that that pt. of "Malden" before mentioned and given to him, shall be the property and the same, I hereby give to son John Cook.
      Residue of personal estate to 2 sons BAbbington and John Cook, to be equally divided bet. them, unless son BAbbington Cook marry Rachel Dugan, and if he does, I give him 5 s. in full of his share.
      Sons BAbbington and John Cook, exs.
      Wit: Wm. Murray, Eleanor Murray, David Murray. 27. 283

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