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Re: ELIZABETH MURFF b 12/02/1808 SC.
Posted by: Dale E. Dodson Date: August 23, 2001 at 10:11:23
In Reply to: Re: ELIZABETH MURFF b 12/02/1808 SC. by Brad Scott of 159

Hello, I am descended from John Thames and Rebecca Murff (7/28/1835-5/25/1882) who married on 5/14/1854 in Perry Co., Ala. Rebecca was the daughter of Jacob Murff Sr., born 5/18/1783 in S.C., died 6/25/1862 in Perry Co., Ala. and Nancy (surname unknown) born ca. 1793 in S.C. and died before 1/2/1865 in Perry Co., Ala. Rebecca had siblings Jacob Jr., William, Eliza, Sarah and Jacey (Joice L.). According to a web page devoted to the Murff family, by Frances Hatton: http://pages.prodigy.net/fhat/murff.htm, Rebecca's father Jacob Sr. had siblings Nancy Murff, Daniel Murff, John Murff and Rev. Samuel Murff. Their parents were John Murff Sr., born ca. 1750 in S.C. and died after 1785 in S.C. and Sophia Kinsler who was born ca 1755 and died after 1798. John Sr. had siblings Jacob Murff, Margaret Murff, Barbara Murff, Ann Murff and Emily Murff. their parents were Hans Jacob Murff, born ca. 1720s-30s in Bassersdorff, Switz.; and Elizabeth Schellenberger, born ca. 1720s-30s. I do know that Jacob Murff's older brother Daniel also migrated from S.C. to Perry Co., Ala. because there are estate papers there. If anyone has knowledge of this family, I would like to correspond with you. Write me at ddodson@ajc.com
Thanks, Dale


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