Jo Ellen Walker
My great great grandfather, John McMurray was born in Belfast Ireland in 1826. He immigrated to the United States during the potato famine (1845-1852). He settled in a small town in Illinois and was a farmer. My great grandfather, James Robert McMurray, became a physician, and settled in Illinois as well, where he delivered many babies for free. My grand mother, Alice Pauline McMurray raised three children in Illinois. She was a wonderful mother and loved to bake.