A Farmer in County Down

Hugh Murray

According to the 1888 History of Washington County Missouri¬†[1], my great grandfather, Hugh Murray, “was born in County Down, Ireland, December 18, 1839¬†[i]. His father, Michael Murray, also a native of Ireland, was a farmer by occupation; he married Catherine Murray, a native of the same place, and they had ten children, five sons and five daughters.”

Hugh Murray (1838-1916)

Question

Where was Michael Murray’s farm in County Down?

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