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My Murphy Tree is truly a result of group effort! The research material which was given me, and the peripheral research required to confirm the connections, would, I think fill a book.
About ten years or so ago my Murphy family was based on an article printed in ‘Come Ashore to Holyrood’ that provided some history on the Halfway House. In it the Murphy’s were described as being the original proprietors – John Murphy of Chapel’s Cove being named as the first caretaker. He had moved his […..]
The ‘Salmonier Line of Road’ had the humblest of beginnings. On Wednesday, April 30th 1834, a number of Resolutions were read in the House of Assembly, some ‘for the purpose of opening, making and improving Roads’ in the Colony.
The following Murphy and associated families information will eventually (I hope) be attached to the Murphy Tree post, or to some other connected tree. Some of this information is already, obviously related, and when I get a moment (or two) I will add these to the bibliography in the appropriate post.