In 1790, David (son of Daniel (son of William) &
Sarah Dempsey) and Jamima Murphree (daughter of William C. Cornelius &
Ann Phillips) were in Pendleton District, SC.
By 1808, they had moved to Rhea Co. TN. About
1818, the Murphrees moved to AL, where David was Justice of the Peace in
Blount County. In 1819, David received
government land in Walker County and in 1822 served
as Justice of the Peace in Jefferson County,
AL. About 1835, David Murphree, his wife, Jemima Cornelius, & many
of their children and grandchildren came to Airmount, east of Coffeeville,
MS. His last move was to Yalobusha Co.,
MS, but his son Martin moved to Old Town,
Children of David MURPHREE and Jemima CORNELIUS
Martin MURPHREE (b. 2-11-1796,
Anderson, Pendleton District, SC; d. 4-29-1871,
Calhoun Co. MS)
Ranson MURPHREE (b. 12-8-1798, Anderson, Pendleton
District, SC; d. 10-25-1855, Bruce, Calhoun, MS)
Anderson MURPHREE (b. 1800, Anderson, Pendleton
District, SC; d. 1801-1890)
Rowland Jennings MURPHREE (b. 1803, Anderson, Pendleton
District, SC; d. 1855)
Matilda MURPHREE (b. 7-10-1806, Washington, Rhea,
TN; d. 8-6-1896, Coffeeville, MS)
Bethania "Thany" MURPHREE (b. Abt. 1808, Washington,
Rhea, TN; d. 1822-1902) md.
Solomon MURPHREE (b. 7-29-1810, Washington, Rhea,
TN; d. 11-16-1864) md. Sarah Frances BROWN, 12-13-1832.
Samuel Merritt MURPHREE (b. 11-4-1812, Washington,
Rhea, TN; d. 3-25-1830) md. Phoebe NATIONS, 3-25-1830.
Editha "Edey" MURPHREE (b. 2-9-1815, Washington,
Rhea, TN; d. 7-14-1859) md. John H. HELLUMS, 1829-1853.
Martha Jemima "Patsy" MURPHREE (b. 1816, Washington,
Rhea, TN; d. 1845) md. Alfred Gallatin VICKERY, 1832.
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