Martin Murphy, Sr. (1850) Clyde Arbuckle Collection, San Jose Library California Room.
In the Spring issue of gmhTODAY, Bill Briggs reveals the story behind Martin Murphy, Sr., a brave and enterprising immigrant who left his native Ireland to make a better life for his family in California. He weathered many hardships to become one of the most beloved patriarchs and successful landowners in the history of our region. This article provides a fascinating glimpse into the legacy of Martin Murphy and his family that lives on in our community today. Read and enjoy the story in gmhTODAY.