Throwback Thursday: Joseph R. McMurray, the New Washington Storekeeper

Joseph Ramsey McMurray was the son of Russell and Sarah McMurray and was married to Mary Margaret Mahaffey. Joseph’s father, Russell, was born in Lycoming County in 1804, and in 1834, he moved to Clearfield County settling upon and clearing out a farm near New Washington. At the age of 17, he became a member … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Joseph R. McMurray, the New Washington Storekeeper