John Murphy

John Murphy (HMW33)

Location: Whatley, AL 36482 Clarke County
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N 31° 35.05', W 87° 35.482'

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Fourth Governor of Alabama

Born 1785 in Robeson County, N.C.
Came in 1818 to Monroe County, Alabama. Represented Monroe County in Alabama Constitutional Convention in 1819 and in State Legislature 1819-1822. Served as Governor of Alabama 1825-1829. Elected 1833 to Congress for one term. Died 1841 and is buried in Gosport 2 miles from here on his Clarke County Plantation.
HM NumberHMW33
Year Placed1979
Placed ByClarke County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 443891 N 3494496
Decimal Degrees31.58416667, -87.59136667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 35.05', W 87° 35.482'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 35' 3.00" N, 87° 35' 28.92" W
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Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 343 Gosport Rd, Whatley AL 36482, US
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