Descendants of Henry McMurtry
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  Descendants of Henry McMurtry

Generation No. 1

1.  HENRY1 MCMURTRY was born December 06, 1781 in Somerset County, New Jersey, and died April 28, 1843 in Emma, White county, Illinois.

Child of HENRY MCMURTRY is:

2.            i.     HORACE2 MCMURTRY, b. abt. 1800, Sumner county, Tennessee; d. November 
   25, 1847, Hamilton county Illinois.

  Generation No. 2

2.  HORACE2 MCMURTRY (HENRY1) was born abt. 1800 in Sumner county, Tennessee, and died November 25, 1847 in Hamilton county Illinois.  He married FRANCES SNIDER June 21, 1823 in White county, Illinois.  She was born abt. 1801 in Kentucky.

Children of HORACE MCMURTRY and FRANCES SNIDER are:

3.            i.     JOHN H.3 MCMURTRY, b. August 12, 1827, Sangamon county, Illinois; d. October 15, 1863.

4.           ii.     LOGAN MCMURTRY, b. Abt. 1829, Sangamon county, Illinois; d. Unknown, Tennessee.

             iii.     NANCY MCMURTRY, b. January 28, 1831.

             iv.     ELIZABETH J. MCMURTRY, b. 1832, Sangamon county, Illinois.

             v.     ALLEN MCMURTRY, b. 1835, Sangamon county, Illinois.

             vi.     DAVID MCMURTRY, b. 1835, Sangamon county, Illinois.

            vii.     MARGARET MCMURTRY, b. 1837, Sangamon county, Illinois.

           viii.     MARY MCMURTRY, b. 1842, Sangamon county, Illinois.

             ix.     BENJAMIN MCMURTRY, b. 1844, Sangamon county, Illinois; d. March 31, 1865, S.S. General Lyon, off Cape Hatteras. at sea.

             x.     JAMES ROBERT MCMURTRY, b. 1846, Sangamon county, Illinois; d. March 31, 1865, S.S. General Lyon, off Cape Hatteras. at sea.

Generation No. 3

3.  JOHN H.3 MCMURTRY (HORACE2, HENRY1) was born August 12, 1827 in Sangamon county, Illinois, and died October 15, 1863.  He married JULIA ANN HARDESTY (Source: Hamilton County Probate records, Box 43, Executor A.M. Nelson, 8 November 1887.) September 04, 1845 in McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois, daughter of JESSE HARDESTY and SARAH CROSS.  She was born June 30, 1830 in Hamilton county, Illinois.

More About JOHN H. MCMURTRY:
Burial: Big Hill  cemetery, Hamilton county, Illinois

More About JULIA ANN HARDESTY:
Burial: Big Hill  cemetery, Hamilton county, Illinois
Will: November 08, 1887, Probate, Hamilton county, Illinois

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Children of JOHN MCMURTRY and JULIA HARDESTY are:

              i.     JESSE4 MCMURTRY, b. 1847, Hamilton county Illinois; d. 1862, Hamilton county 
  Illinois.

5.           ii.     JOHN SYLVESTER MCMURTRY, b. 1849; d. February 19, 1914, Hamilton 
  county Illinois.

             iii.     HORACE MCMURTRY, b. 1850, Hamilton county Illinois; d. November 26, 1930, 
  Hamilton county Illinois.

                     Notes for HORACE MCMURTRY:
  He was the Pastor of Mt. Oval Cumberland Presbyterian church in 1907.  
  Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

             iv.     THOMAS JEFFERSON MCMURTRY, b. 1853, Hamilton county Illinois; d. 
   March 19, 1925, Hamilton county Illinois.

  More About THOMAS JEFFERSON MCMURTRY:
   Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

             v.     AMANDA JANE MCMURTRY, b. 1855, Hamilton county Illinois; m. ROBERT   
  M
. DAVIS
, October 28, 1875, Hamilton County, Illinois; b. abt. 1850, Hamilton county 
  Illinois.

             vi.     WILLIAM M. MCMURTRY, b. 1857.

            vii.     ALONZO MCMURTRY, b. 1858, Hamilton county Illinois; m. WILLIE IRENE  
  L
OWE
, 1880, White county, Illinois; b. abt. 1860, Hamilton county Illinois.

           viii.     ALLEN MCMURTRY, b. 1860.

             ix.     SARAH ANN MCMURTRY, b. 1863, Hamilton county Illinois; m. JAMES D.  
  M
ORRIS
, October 17, 1883, Hamilton County, Illinois; b. abt. 1859, Hamilton county 
  Illinois.

4.  LOGAN3 MCMURTRY (HORACE2, HENRY1) was born abt. 1829 in Sangamon county, Illinois, and died Unknown in Tennessee.  He married ELIZABETH HARDESTY December 05, 1850 in Hamilton County, Illinois, daughter of JESSE HARDESTY and SARAH CROSS.  She was born April 13, 1832 in Hamilton county, Illinois/Hamilton Co., IL.

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Children of LOGAN MCMURTRY and ELIZABETH HARDESTY are:

              i.     SARAH FRANCIS4 MCMURTRY, b. Abt. 1852, Hamilton county Illinois; d. Abt. 
  1867, Hamilton county Illinois; m. W
ILLIAM M. MERRIMAN, 1867, Hamilton 
  County, Illinois; b. Abt. 1840, Hamilton county Illinois; d. Hamilton county Illinois.

6.           ii.     JOSEPH MCMURTRY, b. April 28, 1853, Hamilton county Illinois; d. abt. 1920, 
  Hamilton county Illinois.

             iii.     JAMES L. MCMURTRY, b. 1855, Hamilton county Illinois; d. 1856, Hamilton 
  county Illinois.

7.          iv.     ALVIN MCMURTRY, b. January 28, 1857, Hamilton county Illinois; d. October 19, 
  1935, Hamilton county Illinois.

             v.     HIRAM A. MCMURTRY, b. 1859, Hamilton county Illinois; d. 1860, Hamilton 
  county Illinois.

             vi.     ELIZABETH JANE MCMURTRY, b. 1861, Hamilton county Illinois; d. abt. 1879, 
  Hamilton county Illinois; m. J
OSEPH M. SHAW, March 07, 1878, Hamilton County,   
  Illinois; b. Abt. 1860, Hamilton county Illinois.

            vii.     LEONORA ADELAID MCMURTRY, b. 1863.

Generation No. 4

5.  JOHN SYLVESTER4 MCMURTRY (JOHN H.3, HORACE2, HENRY1) was born 1849, and died February 19, 1914 in Hamilton county Illinois.  He married CLARINDA HELEN MORRIS abt. 1878 in Gallatin county, Illinois.  She was born 1851 in Norris City, Indian Creek Twp, White county, Illinois.

Notes for JOHN SYLVESTER MCMURTRY:

Served as Deacon in Mt. Oval Cumberland Presbyterian church in 1899 and again in 1902
Burial: Mount Oval cemetery, Hamilton county, Illinois

Child of JOHN MCMURTRY and CLARINDA MORRIS is:

              i.     CHARLES SCOTT5 MCMURTRY, b. 1875, Norris City, Indian Creek Twp, White 
  county, Illinois.

6. JOSEPH4 MCMURTY (LOGAN3, HORARCE2, HENRY1) was born April 28, 1853 in Hamilton County, Illinois, and died abt 1920 in Hamilton County, Illinois.  He married JOSEPHENE SANDERS 1873 in Gallatin County, Illinois.  She was born 1856 in Gallatin County, Illinois, and died 1918.

Notes for JOSEPH MCMURTRY:
Also called Josephus, and listed as such in the 1860 census of Hamilton county, Illinois.
Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

More About JOSEPHENE SANDERS:
Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

Children of JOSEPH MCMURTRY and JOSEPHENE SANDERS are:

              i.     ROSEY5 MCMURTRY, b. 1875.

              ii.     WILLIE MCMURTRY, b. 1877.

             iii.     HARLEY MCMURTRY, b. 1879.

             iv.     HOMER MCMURTRY, b. 1881.

             v.     BENJAMIN MCMURTRY, b. August 01, 1882.

7.  ALVIN4 MCMURTRY (LOGAN3, HORACE2, HENRY1) was born January 28, 1857 in Hamilton county Illinois, and died October 19, 1935 in Hamilton county Illinois.  He married RACHEL AUGUSTA HOLLISTER December 12, 1878 in Hamilton County, Illinois.  She was born January 23, 1863 in Enfield, White county, Illinois, and died June 18, 1940 in Hamilton county Illinois.

More About ALVIN MCMURTRY:
Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

More About RACHEL AUGUSTA HOLLISTER:
Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

Children of ALVIN MCMURTRY and RACHEL HOLLISTER are:

              i.     LURA5 MCMURTRY, b. 1879; d. August 02, 1887.
  
  More About L
URA MCMURTRY:
  Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

              ii.     CHRISTOPHER MCMURTRY, b. 1881; d. May 02, 1884, Hamilton county 
   Illinois.

             iii.     MARY FRANCIS MCMURTRY, b. 1883; d. January 25, 1955.

             iv.     DORSIE MCMURTRY, b. 1886; d. February 22, 1955.
   
   More About DORSIE MCMURTRY:
   Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

             v.     ELIZABETH ELEANOR MCMURTRY, b. 1888; d. January 24, 1890.

  More About ELIZABETH ELEANOR MCMURTRY:
  Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

             vi.     ODA MCMURTRY, b. 1890; d. 1937.

            vii.     JESSEE SYLVESTER MCMURTRY, b. 1892; d. February 1958.

           viii.     HARRY MCMURTRY, b. 1894; d. 1966.

  More About HARRY MCMURTRY:
  Burial: Mt Oval church, White county, Illinois

             ix.     HELEN MCMURTRY, b. 1902.


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