Re: MURFF and SMITH family, Monroe County MS
WYLY MURFF b Nov 30 1809 and MALINDA MURFF b Oct 5 1812 were son and daughter of RANDOLPH S. MURFF and MARTHA CAROLINE "Patsy" GAINES.
Wyly MURFF married FRANCES STONE in SC on Nov 20 1834.Frances daughter of JOHN STONE and FRANCES POWELL.
MURFF's in MONROE COUNTY, MS by 1861.
Malinda MURFF married THOMAS WEST Oct 8 1835 in SC.Their first five children born in SC: Wm Randolph; Helena; Roena; John Simpson; Thomas Anderson.Their last two children born in MS: Martha Picken; Powhatan.MALINDA MURFF WEST d April 25 1890; THOMAS WEST d July 15 1896.Both buried Poplar Springs Cemeter, Calhoun County, MS.
Source of information:The Descendants of Randolph S. Murff; original book by Paul B. Murff with updates from various Murff descendants; CD version.
You might enjoy reading about one of the Murffs recently written about at the blog Hill Country of Monroe Country.Here are the links to the two articles: