Murray family papers, 1800-1895

Descriptive Summary

Title
Murray family papers, 1800-1895
Creator
Murray family.
Extent
49 pieces.
Subjects
Murray family.
Murray, Corilla.
Murray, Dorcas.
Murray, James.
Murray, John.
Soldiers--Correspondence.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Nelson County (Ky.)--History.
Deeds.
Receipts.
Wills
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Family from Nelson County, Ky.
Scope and Content
The papers contain letters, receipts, and other materials of the Murray family. The materials include deeds, legal papers and letters concerning family affairs. Among the latter are several from Nashville Tennessee, written during the Civil War. Many of these concern the death of Corilla Murray's brother (unnamed) from complications of battle wounds. Dorcas and John Murray's wills and James Murray's receipts and a land survey are examples of some of the materials contained in the papers.

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