James Murdock b. 1724 PA. d. 1794 Greene Co. PAWife Mary ColeFather was John Moredock b. 1696 Kent Englandd.1786 Staunton, VAwife Catherine Means. Two Brothers settled in Greene Co.PA and historians called Daniel Moredock, and James Murdock to keep families straight. about 1850 some of the family migrated to Ohio and used the Murdock name.