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J. Murphy

Name: Murphy, Josiah R.  (J.R.)

D.O.B.
June 10, 1845  (cemetery)/” June 16, 1841” (1901 census)/
death cert. has 1846/obit has 1847
 
Birthplace: Petersville, Queen’s Co. or Headline, Queen’s Co.
Family: 
Father – John Murphy
Mother – Elizabeth Johnston
 
Wife – 1. Eliza Good (d. 1886), 2.  Adelila Cluff

Children – Bernie, Frank, Ralph, Hazel, Carleton
Mildred, Helen 

Years in Office: 1899 - 1900
Profession:
School Teacher and later Lawyer
D.O.D. Oct. 12, 1904 (death certificate) or Oct. 11, 1904 (cemetery)
Where Buried: Methodist Cemetery, Woodstock
Other Notes: 
- at one time he was the Principal at the Canterbury Superior School
- his father was born in Ireland, coming to Canada in 1821