James J. Murphy-Mystery SOLVED

The mystery of James Joseph Murphy is SOLVED!  A million thanks to Ken W. who located the marriage record of Margaret Richards and James Joseph Murphy.  This marriage record was found at Family Search and is the glue to all the questionable details that were lingering about.  I stopped using the Family Search website about […]

James Joseph Murphy-Part 2

Update February 2017: James Joseph Murphy is no longer the biggest mystery in my tree 🙂  In fact, I ended up tracing his ancestry back to 1810.  Original post is below, but more up-to-date info can be found:  James Joseph Murphy William Murphy (James Joseph Murphy’s father) Catherine Aspery (James Joseph Murphy’s mother) Harry Murphy (James Joseph Murphy’s […]

James Joseph Murphy-Part 1

Update February 2017: James Joseph Murphy is no longer the biggest mystery in my tree 🙂  In fact, I ended up tracing his ancestry back to 1810.  Original post is below, but more up-to-date info can be found:  James Joseph Murphy William Murphy (James Joseph Murphy’s father) Catherine Aspery (James Joseph Murphy’s mother) Harry Murphy […]