New France, Quebec and Kings Daughters
Mayflower and early New England settlers
Irish, Scottish and German
September 11, 2013
First Catholic Mass Held in Town of Southbridge
Hugh Murphy and Elizabeth Owens Murphy were our 3rd great grandparents. They were the first Irish family to move to Southbridge and held the first Catholic mass in their home. They are parents of our 2nd great grandmother Mary Ann Murphy who married James O'Leary. Pictured is Mary Ann's brother Hugh.