Col. Hardy Murfree

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Hardy Murfree

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Death: April 06, 1809 (56)
Tennessee
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Son of William Murfree, Jr. and Mary Murfree
Husband of Sally Murfree
Father of William H. Murfree, US Congress; Fanny Noailles Murfree,; Mary Moore Murfree,; Matthias Brickell Murfree; Rachel Dickinson Murfree and 3 others
Brother of Patty Banks; James Murfree; Sarah Cryer; Bettie Andrews and Nancy Roberts

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About Col. Hardy Murfree

DAR #A083221

Hardy Murfree was the son of William Murfree, founder of Murfreesboro, North Carolina, and his wife Mary Moore. Subject was born on June 5, 1752, in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. He was a Colonel in the Revolutionary War and fought at Brandywine, Monmouth, Stony Point, Kings Moutain, and other battles. He married Sally Brickell in 1780. Subject had large land holdings in Middle Tennessee. After his wife's death in 1807, he settled on some property near Franklin, Tennessee. He died in 1809 and his holdings were divided among his six children by the Tennessee State Legislature. The city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee is named in his honor.

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Col. Hardy Murfree's Timeline

1752
June 5, 1752
1781
1781
Age 28
1783
1783
Age 30
1786
1786
Age 33
1788
1788
Age 35
Hertford County, North Carolina
1790
1790
Age 37
1793
February 12, 1793
Age 40
1796
April 3, 1796
Age 43
Tennessee, United States
1809
April 6, 1809
Age 56
Tennessee