David do you know if any direct line male Murphree from your line has taken a DNA test?If so, do they match with other Murphrees.
There was a John Murphree b. ? who died 24 Sep 1770 St. Georges Parish, VA who had a son Wright.
John Murphree, St. George's Parish, Sons: William and Josiah one shilling sterling each.Son, James two cows and calves.Wife: Martha, use of my plantation and and and all my personalestate during her widowhood.After her death or marriage, plantation to son, Mills, personal estate to be divided among my children: Wright, Demsey, Sarah and Mills.Exor: son, William.Wit: Francis Pugh, Demsey Murphree, Wright Murphree. D. 24 Sep 1770 P: n.d.;R: n. d. Colonial Loose Will Collection page 99
Many believe that he was the brother of Daniel Murphree who so much is known about.Daniel being my ancestor.