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Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1883.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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DANIEL F. MURPHY, farmer, P. O. St. Martin’s, son of Daniel and Johanna (Fitzgerald) Murphy, was born in Cork County, Ireland, June 8, 1808. He was married in Ireland to Mary Kaley, by whom he had four children, one now living — Catherine, a nun in the Ursuline Convent of St. Martin’s the past eighteen years. Mr. Murphy came to this country in July, 1848, landing at Boston, where he remained one year, and then went to Oneida County, N. Y., where he was engaged in farming. In April, 1864, he settled on the farm he now owns, of fifty-one acres, which he had bought four years previous. His wife died in this county in 1853, and he again married in November, 1856, to Bridget Hogan, by whom he has six children - Daniel, David, Richard, William, Dennis and Mary. Mr. Murphy and family are members of the Catholic Church.

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This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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