Murden, Eliza Crawley 1784-4.jan.1847 USA Maryland, Baltimore - South Carolina, Charleston
resident of Charleston from childhood, 1820 they had one slave, the number rose to 12 at the end of her life, most of the money for the slaves was furnished by her 3 highly educated daughters, 1809-1810 residing at 8 Stoll's Alley in Charleston, 1813 at Blake's wharf Charleston, 1816 at 10 Stoll's Alley, 1819 at Beaufain street, 1822 at 8 South Bay, 1828 at 67 Wentworth street, 1830-1840 as primary/common school mistress with 90 pupils residing at 54 Society Street in Charleston, 1840 she owned 7 slaves, 14.apr.1845 she made her will in which she bequeathed 4 negroes (the slaves Clarinda, Juliet, Joseph and Emily) to her eldest daughter Malvina for her sole use and benefit during her life and to be at her entire disposal at her death, to her second daughter Octavia she bequeathed 4 negroes (Richard, Lisette, Benjamin and Henry) for her sole use etc., to her youngest daughter Rosaline she bequeated 2 negroes (Nelly and Rosina) for her sole use etc., to my dear and only son Richard I bequeath the sum of two hundred dollars, she was buried at Saint Philip's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Charleston ; 25.dec.1808 in Charleston she married merchant Jeremiah Murden (Charleston 1785-7.jan.1838 Charleston)

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[] United States marine march. Piano
dedication : composed and dedicated to the officers of the U.S. Marine Corps, by a Lady of Charleston S. C.
pub G. E. Blake, Philadelphia 1815
published & sold at George Willig's musical magazine, Philadelphia 1815

[rem : Composition presumably occasioned by the Marine Corp's participation in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815]

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