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From: "Betty Patton" <>
Subject: MURPHYS and Related/ Co. Wexford/Chicago
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 11:11:34 -0500

Reposting my search interests.

James MURPHY, b. about 1834, Townland of Bargy Commons or Forth Commons, Co. Wexford, emigrated to Chicago in 1850's. Married Catherine (Kate).

Catherine (Kate) EDWARDS, born 1832, Forth Commons, Co. Wexford, emigrated to Chicago probably in 1853. Father's name James EDWARDS. Sister Mary EDWARDS GAFFNEY and two older brothers, Patrick and John J.

James and Catherine had 9 children in Chicago. Two were called John; one of whom died at age 15 months in 1869; for the other there's no record. Other children in order were: Anna Elizabeth, James Myles, Katherine married a Henry WALKER, Delia married a Thomas MURPHY, Margaret, William J. and Anastasia.

Michael F. BERGEN (BURGAN). Married Anna (Annie) in 1883. They had 6 children:
Estelle (Stella) married a Theodore KREIN; Alice married a Frank MARION; Marguerite married a James CURRAN; James Joseph married a Jo SULLIVAN.............

Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Rich Patton - Alto, Georgia

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