Posted By:Larry Myers
Email:
Subject:Re: DO I HAVE ANY MURPHY KINFOLKS?
Post Date:September 05, 2012 at 09:12:00
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/murphy/messages/11079.html
Forum:Murphy Family Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/murphy/

The Murphys I am following are the Guinness Murphy Smithwick Beer families of Irleand. They still make beer today and seem to have continued to do so during Prohibition between 1919 and 1932.

They are connected to Chicago north side Gangster Big Tim Murphy who was shot by one of Al Capone's men.