William T. Murdock was born in 1791 in Craven Co, NC. He married Pheriba Cannon in 1810. They had the following children: David A. Murdock 1816 James Washington 4Jun1818 John William 25Jul1823 Mary Catherine 1830 Cornelia Maria 23Oct1831 A. Washington 1834 Sarah 1834 Marcus Layfayette 1836 Jackson 1842
He is found in the 1850 Dale Co Al census with wife, 4 sons and 2 daughters. John W. Murdock is listed next door or next farm over.
William T. died in 1862 in Calhoun Co Alabama. Pheriba died Sep 1860 in Barbour Co Alabama