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Murphey Family Origin

Where is the Murphey family from?

Murphey Family Occupations

What did your Murphey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murphey. A less common occupation for the Murphey family was Farming. The most common Murphey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Murphey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Murphey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Murphey Historical Records

What Murphey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Murphey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murphey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Murphey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Murphey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Murphey. For the veterans among your Murphey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murphey Life Expectancy

What is the average Murphey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Murphey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Murphey in 1943 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murphey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murphey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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