Sunday, February 22, 2009
Robert Murty was the son of Michael Murty and Eliza Blow. He was one of seven children. He had a twin brother James who was also called Jeff. The twins were born June 22 1860 in the Town of Mt. Morris. Robert died June 3, 1934. Robert married Ella Phllips, daughter of John and Ann McLaughlin Murty in 1895. Robert & Ella had 9 children. In the early years Robert and James had an early threshing machine. Robert owned the Wild Rose mill around 1900 for a short time. He was also a carpenter.