Biography of Michael Murray of Le Roy, NY

Michael Murray, son of Patrick and Margaret (Davine) Murray, was born September 18, 1828, in Kildalkay Parish, County Meath, Ireland. With his youngest brother he came to New York city in 1854, and was five weeks on the ocean. He came direct to Le Roy, where he began work in the Le Roy limestone quarry, with which he has since been connected, except one season. His parents, who were born in County Meath, Ireland, reared four sons, as follows: Patrick, who came to the United States in 1851, and lived and died in Caledonia; Hugh, of Irelond; Michael; and Thomas. Michael Murray married, January 9, 1859, Christine, daughter of Thomas and Mary (Fancy) Roe, of Ireland, who raised one son and five daughters, of whom only Bridget, Maggie, and Christine came to the United States. Mr. and Mrs. Murray have six children, viz.: Patrick H., Mary J., Maggie T., Thomas F., Kittie C., and Michael John.

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