RHEA COUNTY TENNESSEE

PIONEER FAMILIES

Murphy/Collins Family
Transcribed by, Annice Meeler

RHEA CO TENN:

1819 tax list shows H. & E. Murphy, Samuel Murphey, Henry Collins, James Collins, Allen Murphree, John Murphree, Wyly Murphree

1821 court minutes show Henry Collins, Jonathan Collins, Elijah W. Collins

1823 tax list shows Jonathan Collins, Willie Murfree, Cader Murfree, Wm. Collins, Elijah W. Collins, Hugh Murphey, James Murphy, Robert Pierce, Henry Collins, Lewis R. Collins, James Darwin, Cimmy Pierce

1828 tax list shows Henry Collins, James A. Darwin, Lewis R. Collins Elijah W. Collins, Lewis Collins, Robert Murphy, William Collens, John Murphey, Willie Murphey, Jonathan Collins, Robert Murphey.

Feb 1829 “Branch Bible Society promoted the circulation of the “Holy Scriptures, without note or comment.” Among the members were Henry Collins (president), RobertMurphy, Wm. Compton, Lewis R Collins, Sarah Collins, Mehala Collins, Elijah W. Collins.

COLLINS marriages 1820-42 included Lydia, Sally, Margaret, Jane, Sarah, Jonathan, Cathey, Mahaley, Alfred, Eliza M. (Corpl. John Murphey in 30th Tenn Mil, at Hiwassee Garrison, Rhea Co, March-June, 1814, under Capt. Wm. Alexander) Above Lewis R. Collins b1795 Va, m1821 Rebecca ____, he d1877 DeKalb Co Ala

Robert Murphy & his b-i-l Elijah Wm. Collins, & Abraham Lincoln, in 4th Regt Ill Mtd Vols, BHW 1832. CSA veteran Mardis Murphy (son of Robert Murphy) was wounded at battle of Seven Pines in Va. AYC in Mexican War, went to C G R (1850 census Sutter Co Calif), in C S A with his bros JLC & ACC.

S1569 EDWARD MURPHY; $ of McMinn Co Tenn, copi 11-19-1833; there on 9-6-1832 $ age 90 bc1742; $ drftd fr Rockbridge Co Va & disch Botetourt Co Va where had mvd; was in bof Kings Mtn, disch at Gen Campbell’s house; Tories ran him frm Botetourt Co Va & $ mvd 2 Washington Co __; $ orderly sgt. Rev Abram Slover & Spencer Beavers sw for $. In McMinn Co Tenn on 9-20-1833 David Caldwell age c70 bc1763 sw he served w/$ in 1781. In McMinn Co Tenn on 9-20-1833 David Caldwell age c70 bc1763 sw he served w/$ in 1761. In McMinn Co Tenn on 7-11-1833, $ age c91 bc1742, enl 1774, last draft fr Washington Co Va 1781. $ b York Co Pa 12-25-1742; lvd Rockbridge Co Va & Botetourt Co Va & Washington Co Va and Green Co Tenn & Sevier Co Tenn & Rhea Co Tenn & McMinn Co Tenn, having lvd in last co c19y & got there c1814. Copi 9-19-1833 & 3-14-1834; $ lvg there c1842 age c100.