James Jeffrey Murphy
Morgan's Rifle Regt
Continental Army
Rev War
1826 In Memory of 
James Murphey
James Jeffrey Murphey Old stone for James Murphey

Born: 1751, Virginia

Died: 1826

Buried: Murphey Family Cemetery, Stampers Creek Twp, Orange Co, IN
This was James Jeffrey Murphey's farm.

Service: Enlisted 1776 in Capt. William Edmund's Co and Col. Edmunds' and Gaskin's VA Regts.
3rd and 4thVirginia Regts
Transferred as Pvt to Gen. Morgan's Rifle Regt
In battle of Brandywine, at the taking of Burgoyne, Monmouth, Jamestown, Eutaw Springs, at the surrender of Cornwallis
Discharged at Winchester, VA

Proof: Pension claim S. 35532

Married: (1st) ________ Newland

Three children. Youngest was Daniel, who served in the War of 1812.

Married: (2nd) Margaret _______.

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 George Henton is also buried in this cemetery.

Collected by Mrs. N. B. Mavity, French Lick, Indiana.
Pictures were taken on 18 Oct. 2005. Pictures and directions provided by Edward Hitchcock and Larry Hammersley who are members of the Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR in Bedford, IN.

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