This Web Site is dedicated to Kevin M. Murphy who sadly passed Oct. 5, 2012, a couple weeks before His 90th Birthday. He was a Good Man, Educator, and Father ! Kevin’s Father was John Joseph Murphy (1888-1965) – His Father was John (“Johnny Mor”) Murphy (1845-1911), a Farmer, and His Father was Pat Murphy (1801-1855 est), also a Farmer in Kilmacteige, Co. Sligo Ireland.
Kevin was born when His Father was working in coal mines, a “Hewer” in or about St. Helen, England, “Pits” (as they were called then) met and Married His Wife, Annie Bridge Murphy (nee Carlon) and soon thereafter Has a Son.
The Father (and later Mother & Children) John J. Murphy set off for America from Ireland in 1923, seeking a better Life! John Joseph Murphy found that and sent for Wife and Children, and had two more Sons ( John J., born Kilmacteige, and in America Terry D. and America, Francis P.). They are all passed, RIP. The Line goes on….
Any information on the South Sligo Area, Families, and Lore of Kilmacteige Parish, Co. Sligo, Ireland is sought after !
KILMACTEIGE / KILMACTIGUE, COUNTY SLIGO, IRELAND:
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