The Murphreys in North Carolina

Greene County Census Data and Tax Lists


1780 Dobbs County Tax List
1790 Greene County Census
1800 Greene County Census
1820 Greene County Census
1830 Greene County Census
1850 Greene County Census

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1780 Dobbs County Tax List

 
Voted in 1779 p. 138 N. C. Taxpayers

Jethro Murphrey     2,475
John Murphrey       2,068
Michael Murphrey    1,810
William Murphrey    1,240

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1790 Greene County Census

1 - free white males 16 and up, including the head of family
2 - free white males under 16
3 - free white females
4 - other free persons
5 - number of slaves

298  John Murfree   1-4-4-0-5
299  Jethro Murfree 1-1-4-0-9
300  James Young    (Who was he? Appears to be associated with Murphreys.)

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1800 Greene County Census

1 - free white males under 10
2 - free white males 10 to under 16
3 - free white males 16 to under 26
4 - free white males 26 to under 45
5 - free white males 45 and over
6 - free white females under 10
7 - free white females 10 to under 16
8 - free white females 16 to under 26
9 - free white females 26 to under 45
10 - free white females 45 and over
11 - free persons of color & indian
12 - number of slaves

                         1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10  11   12
190  William Murphrey    0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 18
191  Jethro Murphrey     2 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 0 - 1 - 1 - 0 - 18
192  John Murphrey       1 - 2 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 -  3
193  William Murphrey,Jr 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 -  1
194  James Young         0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 11

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1820 Greene County Census

1 - free white males under 10
2 - free white males 10 to under 16
3 - free white males 16 to under 26
4 - free white males 26 to under 45
5 - free white males 45 and over
6 - free white females under 10
7 - free white females 10 to under 16
8 - free white females 16 to under 26
9 - free white females 26 to under 45
10 - free white females 45 and over
11 - free persons of color & indian
12 and higher - number of slaves


                         1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16
184  Willis Murphrey     0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 4 - 0 - 0 - 0
185  Benjamin Murphrey   3 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0
384  Penelope Murphrey   0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 7 - 0 - 0 - 3
385  William Murphrey    0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 8 - 0 - 0 - 0

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1830 Greene County Census

1 - free white males under 5
2 - free white males 5 thru 9
3 - free white males 10 thru 14
4 - free white males 15 thru 19
5 - free white males 20 thru 29
6 - free white females under 10
7 - free white females 10 to 16
8 - free white females 16 to 26
9 - free white females 26 to 45
10 - free white females 45 and over
11 - free persons of color & indian
12 and higher - number of slaves


                         1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16
299  Bettie Murphrey     2 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 3 - 0 
551  Bennet J. Murphrey  1 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0

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1850 Greene County Census

30   Dixon Murphrey - born 1817 - Laborer (wife Gideon Ann)
     William Murphrey b. 1846 (possibly died 1850)
     Joseph Murphrey b. 1848
     Sarah Ann Murphrey b. 1849

214  Hidleburg, Richard
       Sarah Murphrey 16 yrs.

215  William Grimsley
       Thomas Murphrey 21 yrs.

221  James Murphrey - b. 1814 - Farmer - (wife Caroline b. 1818)
     Louisa Murphrey b. 1837
     John Murphrey b. 1839 (Co. F, 40th Regiment - Confederate soldier)
     Henry Murphrey b. 1841 (Co. F, 40th Regiment - Confederate soldier)
     Joseph Murphrey b. 1843
     Priscilla Murphrey b. 1848

222  Thomas Murphrey - b. 1811 - (wife Martha b. 1821)
     James Murphrey b. 1842
     Martha Murphrey b. 1846
     Jacob Murphrey b. 1847 (Co. F, 40th Regiment - Confederate soldier
      - entered 8/31/1864)

227  Winaford Murphrey - b. 1807 (Who was her husband?)
     Nancy Murphrey - b. 1834
     James Murphrey - b. 1843
     Jackann Murphrey - b. 1845

259  Willis Murphrey - b. 1796 - owned slaves at the 1850 census
     Oliver Murphrey b. 1828 (Co. A, 3rd Regiment, Confederate soldier)
     James R. Murphrey b. 1833
     Nancy Murphrey b. 1836
     Mary E. Murphreyb. 1838
     Willis E. Murphrey b. 1841

261  Benit W. Murphrey - b. 1798 - (wife Mary b. 1802) owned slaves at the
     1850 census
     Drury Murphrey b. 1832
     William Murphrey b. 1824
     
392  Losianna Murphrey b. 1824
     Virginia Murphrey b. 1845
     John P. Murphrey b. 1847

448  Josiah T. H. Murphrey b. 1828 - (wife Alcinda Ann Frizzelle b. 1828)
     Henryetta Murphrey b. 1847
     Julia Murphrey b. 1849

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          References to "Jones" in Dobbs/Greene County

I.   Dobbs County Grantor Index, Book 19, 4/1789 - 4/1792:
     Thomas Dixon to Frederick Jones

II.  From Creech's History of Greene County, NC:

Men over age for military service at 10/20/1781, Dobbs Co.:
     James Jones         Thomas Jones
     
                   1769 Dobbs County Tax List

Jones, James, Frederick and John
Jones, Griffin
Jones, Richard

                   1780 Dobbs County Tax List 
              (voted in 1779 p. 138 N. C. Taxpayers)

Sylvannus Jones
Frederick Jones*
James Jones*
* Lived in District 10, from Snow Hill south including Hookerton; 
Murphey Dixon lived here.

Dobbs 1779 voters:
     John Jones     Hardy Jones    Richard Jones       John Jones     Frederick Jones
     Wm. Jones Wm. Jones Willis Jones        Arthur Jones   Uriah Jones

Greene Co. 1800 Census:
     Nathan Jones        Pleasant Jones           James Jones    Jesse Jones
     John Jones,Jr.      Wm. Jones                John Jones, Sr.
     Sylvannus Jones     Daniel Jones             Wm. Jones, Jr.
     Frederick Jones     John Jones, Jr.          Allen Jones    Jesse Jones

Greene Co. 1820 Census:
     Umphrey Jones  Reading Jones            Rial Joness    Ziphiniah Jones
     Calvin Jones        Eli Jones           Reading Jones

People with Surname "Jones" who voted in Dobbs election on 8/8/1793:
     Wm.       Frederick Jesse          Allen          Humphrey
     Silvanus  John      John      Frederick Joseph
     Jesse          David

People with Surname "Jones" who served in the Revolutionary War from Greene Co.:
     John      Silvannus David, Sr.     James

People with Surname "Jones" who served in War of 1812 from Greene Co.:
     Simon          Gardner

There is also a reference to Rufus Best and Big Jim Jones, the tallest 
and largest men in the state at one time who lived in the Shine 
Community of Greene Co.
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