Captain William Downing Murdock, ^1869 - 1940
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|Birth||1869 [1, 2]|
|Census||1870||Moriches, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
|Census||1880||Moriches, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
|Census||1900||Brookhaven, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
|Census||1910||Brookhaven, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
Brookhaven Ave. (now known as Old Stump Rd.)
|Census||1920||Brookhaven, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
Railroad Ave. (now Old Stump Road)
|Census||1930||Brookhaven, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
|real estate valued at $9000|
|Died||1940 [1, 2]|
|Buried||Brookhaven (Oaklawn Cemetery), Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
|Person ID||I7965||Brookhaven & South Haven Hamlets|
|Last Modified||26 Nov 2012|
|Father||John E. Murdock, <>, b. Abt 1843–44, NY , d. 1940|
|Mother||Sarah E. Cochran, >, b. Abt 1847–50, d. 1940|
|Family ID||F2890||Group Sheet|
|Family||Cora A. Murdock, ^, b. 1872, NY , d. 1936|
|Married||Abt 1898 [1, 5, 6]|
|Residence||1930||Brookhaven, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
|on Railroad Ave. (now Old Stump Rd.)|
|Documents||Captain Bill Murdock home on Old Stump Road|
.. The Murdocks first had a home on Newey Lane (Site ID Br16.1.5-S), then moved to this home on Old Stump Road.
|Family ID||F2891||Group Sheet|
|Photos||Maurice Wertheim and Capt. Bill Murdock|
.. the person to the left has not been identified. Consensus is that this is the Wertheim dock on the Carman's River, at the estate lodge. Since Capt. Bill Murdock died in 1940, this picture would have to be the late 1930s.
|Captain Bill Murdock|
|Capt. Sam Newey (left) and Capt. Bill Murdock (right)|
.. "Captain" was an honorific title applied by common consent in the community to especially accomplished boatmen.
One of the cars in the backround has been identified as a 1939 Buick. Capt. Murdock died in 1940.
|Documents||Murdock-Grodeski House on Newey Lane|
.. this document is the Site Data sheet on this house. William Murdock lived there prior to his residency on Old Stump road; then Stanley Grodeski resided there.
|Headstones||#021.004. Murdock07: Captain Bill Murdock gravestone|
Plot: 004. William Murdock
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