Person:Henry Murray (6)

Lt. Henry Murray
m. 19 Aug 1758
  1. William Murray1764 - 1802
  2. Titus Murray1765 -
  3. James Murray1769 - 1771
  4. Jane "Jenny" Murray1771 - 1833
  5. Henry Murray1773 -
  6. Jacob Murray1775 -
  7. James Murray1780 - 1839
Facts and Events
Name Lt. Henry Murray
Alt Name Harvey Murray
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1735 Ireland or Scotland
Marriage 19 Aug 1758 Augusta County, Virginia[Marriage Licence date listed in Chalkley's Vol. 2]
to Rosanna Armstrong
Death[1] 1804 Davidson County, Tennessee

Henry Murray was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Henry Murray received a patent for 90 acres on Jennings Gap on 3rd May 1763, [as listed in the record below]:

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 347.--25th June, 1771. Henry Murray and Rosannah, of Rowan County, North Carolina, to Robert McCittrick, in Jenmngs Gap, 90 acres patented to said Henry, 3d May, 1763. Teste: Samuel Young, Wm. Kinkead, Andrew Hamilton, Jno. Mcllvaiin, Thomas Cowan, Archibald Kinkead, Thos. Kinkead. Proved, 21st July, 1789, by Hamilton and Wm. and Archibald Kinkade.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1749 (B). - The King vs. Henry Murray.--Assault and battery on Joseph McClenen. Errors assigned ____. Presentment for beating Joseph in the meeting house yard, whereas no yard is enclosed, and several public roads are adjacent thereto, so that the assaulting might be in a public road. That the presentment is for assaulting and beating at the time of the burial service, whereas the burial service amongst Presbyterian Dissenters is no act of religious worship. Was indicted by name of Henry Morrow, whereas his name was Murray.
  • Page 384.--1st June, 1751. William Preston to Alexander Wright, merchant, 334 acres in Beverley Manor; John Lewis's line; Maxwell's line. Teste: Henry Murray, Robert Scott.
  • Page 221.--16th January, 1753. John Frogg, of Prince William, to John Madison, 200 acres on Shanando, adjoining Wm. Frazer, and purchased by Frogg from Wm. Crittenden. Teste: John Jones, Henry Murray.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 24, 1755. - (412) Audley Paul qualified Lieutenant of Foot; Henry Murray, qualified Lieutenant of Foot.
  • Page 227.--24th November, 1755. David Robinson to Thomas Moor, £40, 100 acres, part of 400 conveyed to David by George Robinson, 29th November, 1769 (1749?), on Buffalo Creek of Roan Oak. Teste: Henry Murray.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 20, 1756. - (201) Henry Maury (Muray)--juror.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 17, 1757. - (379) Thomas O'Neal, aged 16 years and 6 months, agrees to serve as apprentice to Henry Murray.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1758 (A). - Henry Murray vs. John Lewis.--October, 1748. To building a house 31 x 21, two dormer windows. To building house on the glebe.
  • Vol. 2 - MARRIAGES LICENSES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY. 1758--March __, Robert Reed; July 6, Robert Breckinridge; July 20, Robert McMahon; August 8, John Campbell; August 19, Henry Murray. [Note: this is the likely approximate marriage date of Henry Murray and Rosanna Armstrong]
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 17, 1762. - (157) Ordered that Michael O'Hara, aged 12, September 1lth last, be bound to Alexander Millroy. Jane Lettimore, servant of Alexr. Stewart. John Stuart, orphan of James Stuart, aged 14, chose Henry Murray his guardian.
  • Page 191.--16th November, 1762. Saml. Young presented his accounts as administrator of Pat. Ingles. Recorded. Sale bill, viz: To Jno. Jamison, Saml. Cloyd, Alice English, Geo. Francisco, Ro. Reed, Wm. Earls, Andw. Greer, Saml. Moore. Paid Henry Murray, Edward Thompson, Robt Scott.
  • Page 243.--17th February, 1762. Henry Murray's bond (with Thos. Armstrong) as guardian (chosen) to Jno. Stewart, orphan of James Steward.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1764 (A). - Floyd vs. Merrow (Murray?).--Covering Brown's Meeting House. Papers withdrawn.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 1765. - (238) {Charles Floyd vs. Henry Murray} Hugh Allen and Wm. Hyde report as to work done by defendant for John Trimble, Saml. Wallace, Hugh Young and John Brown, trustees for the congregation, for erecting a Meeting House near Brown's.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1765. - Mathews vs. Henry Murray, Joiner.
  • Vol. 1 (undated) - OLD PAPERS - (Endorsed.) We, the undersubscribers, do acknowledge we have sold our part of the within tobacco to Israel Christian, and desire the tickets for it may come out in his name, as witness our hands. (Signed) John Trimble, William Preston, John Madison, Henry Murray, William Kinkead, William Preston (signed for James Patton), Robert Patrick, William Man, and John Brown.
  • Page 422 - - 29th April, 1776. Thomas Armstrong's will - - To wife, Ann, to son, William; to daughter Sarah Rutledge; to son, Abel Armstrong, testator's home plantation and the new survey on north side Jenning's Branch; to well-beloved son and daughter, Robert and Jane McKitrick; to well-beloved son and daughter, Edward and Jane (s/b Sarah) Rutledge; to well-beloved son and daughter, Henry and Rosanna Murray. Executors, wife Ann and son William. Teste: James Trimble, Robert Armstrong, John Beard. Proved, 20th August, 1776, by Trimble and Beard. Executors qualify. [Note: Thomas Armstrong was the father-in-law of Henry Murray].
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