Joseph Benjamin Murphy son of James Murphy and Barbara McMillian was born on Feb 8, 1815 in Cumberland Co, NC.1
Joseph Benjamin Murphy age 25 married Catherine Bray age 23 c. 1840.2
Joseph Benjamin Murphy was the Head of Household in the census in 1850 in District 15, Sumter Co, GA. Joseph Murphy 33 farmer NC,Catherine 33 NC, William 8 GA, John 6 GA.2
Joseph Benjamin Murphy was the Head of Household in the census in 1870 in Militia District 1007, Sumter Co, GA. Joseph Murphey 56 NC farmer, Elizabeth 28 GA, Randle 23 GA, Robert 10 GA, Rachel 7 GA, Charles 5 GA, Josephine 3 GA, Louis Ville 1 GA.5
Joseph Benjamin Murphy was the Head of Household in the census in 1880 in District 27, Sumter Co, GA. J B Murphy 66 NC NC NC barrel maker, Elizabeth 59 GA GA GA, Robert 19 GA NC GA, Charles 16 GA NC GA, Uriah 13 GA NC GA,Eliza 10 GA NC GA.6
Catherine Bray and Joseph Benjamin Murphy had the following children:
Find A Grave. Custom Id: 48; online.
1850 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 237; ancestry.com.
History of Sumter County Georgia. Custom Id: 73; Lake Blackshear Regional Library, ,, Americus, Sumter Co, Georgia. Call Number: 975.8 COX.
Georgia, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1828-1978. Custom Id: 929; ancestry.com.
1870 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 253; ancestry.com.
1880 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 241; ancestry.com.