Born: 8 April 1758, Forrestville, Shenandoah County, Virginia

Died: 1850

Buried: Murphy Family Cemetery, Orange County, Indiana

Service: Served in the Shenandoah County Militia
Appointed First Lieut. in 1782 and 1783


Married: Mary RIGNEY in 1785, b. 1765 - d. 1850

Delilah: Born 1786, married John WILL
Anne: Born 1737 died infancy
Ruth: Born 1789, married Jacob WEARE
Thomas: Born 1791 married Rutha REED
Rachel: Born 1793 married Griffith EDWARDS
Mary: Born 1795 married Daniel MURPHY
Geeorge: Born 1797 married Polly WHITE
William: Born 1799 married Mary POPE
John Rigney: Born 1804 married Mary MCCURRY
Guy: Born 1809 married Mary DILLARD

Directions: Murphy Family Cemetery
Located about 1/4 mile or less behind the Ken Arnold Farmhouse on the west side of 1019 S. Orange-Washington Co. Rd in Section 8-T IN. R. 2E of Stampers Creek Twp., Orange County, IN. This cemetery is located just over a mile south of State Hwy 56 near the Orange-Washington County Line. The cemetery has a concrete wall around it which is about 4 ft. high.

Please contact Ken Arnold at 1019 S. Orange-Washington County Rd, Orleans, IN 47452-9126 or call him at (812) 755-4756 for access to the cemetery.

Patriot James Murphey is also buried in this cemetery.

Pictures were taken on 18 Oct. 2005. Pictures and directions provided by Edward Hitchcock and Larry Hammersley who are members of the Daniel Guthrie SAR Chapter in Bedford, IN.

Information collected by Andrew BABCOCK, Rochester, Indiana

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