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George Murphy
Born 1844
GEORGE MURPHY, farmer, Castle Grove Twp., Sec. 13; P.O. Monticello; born in Liverpool, Eng., in 1844; his parents came to New Orleans the same year; in 1845, they removed to Cincinnati, where they lived about four years; they came to Jones Co. in 1850, and settled in Castle Grove Township; his father lives with him; his mother has been dead several years. Mr. Murphy was married to Margaret Atkins; they have six children—Charles, Mary, Joanna, Lena, Frances and Ellen. Mr. Murphy has 166 3/4 acres of land; besides farming, he is engaged in the manufacture of lime.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 700.

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