Rufus Jackson Murdock

15 January 1891–29 May 1961 (Age 70)
Dale, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rufus Jackson

When Rufus Jackson Murdock was born on 15 January 1891, in Dale, Alabama, United States, his father, John Jackson Murdock, was 40 and his mother, Josephine Taylor, was 33. He married Ella Virginia Buxton in 1913, in Coffee, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Hacoda, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 29 May 1961, in Samson, Geneva, Alabama, United States, at the age of 70.

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Rufus Jackson Murdock
Ella Virginia Buxton
Marriage: 1913
Willie Jewel Murdock
Robert J Murdock
Ruby Pearl Murdock
Wilmer C Murdock
Horace Daniel Murdock

Spouse and Children

Coffee, Alabama, United States


    Willie Jewel Murdock


    Robert J Murdock


    Ruby Pearl Murdock


    Wilmer C Murdock


    Horace Daniel Murdock


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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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Historical Boundaries - 1903: Geneva, Alabama, United States
1910 · The BSA is Made

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Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Scottish Murdoch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rufus J Murdock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • R J Murdock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • R Jackson Murdock, "United States Census, 1930"

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