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Re: Iowa Murfields, Blanche, Violet, Ruby, etc...
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: March 22, 2007 at 14:04:15
In Reply to: Iowa Murfields, Blanche, Violet, Ruby, etc... by Barbara Banks of 19

Hello Barbara,

I have no connection to this family. Saw your query and did some searching for the information you are looking for. This is what I have found:

1920 United States Federal Census
about Blanche Murfield
Name: Blanche Murfield
Home in 1920: Logan, Harrison, Iowa
Age: 17 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1903
Birthplace: Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's name: J E
Father's Birth Place: Iowa
Mother's name: Cora
Mother's Birth Place: Illinois
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 243
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
J E Murfield 41
Cora Murfield 49
Paul Murfield 24
Lake Murfield 22
Violet Murfield 19
Blanche Murfield 17
Ruby Murfield 15
Fay Murfield 12
Florence Murfield 23
Arlene Murfield 2 3/12
Murfield 1/12

All children born in Iowa

Her father:

J E Murfield
Home in 1920: Logan, Harrison, Iowa
Age: 41 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1879
[abt 1873]
Birthplace: Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Cora
Father's Birth Place: Iowa
Mother's Birth Place: Iowa
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Her mother:
Cora Murfield
Home in 1920: Logan, Harrison, Iowa
Age: 49 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1871
Birthplace: Illinois
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's name: J E
Father's Birth Place: New York
Mother's Birth Place: Canada
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Logan, Harrison, Iowa; Roll: T625_493; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 80; Image: 243.
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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Lake Alvin Murfield
Name: Lake Alvin Murfield
City: Not Stated <Logan>
County: Harrison
State: Iowa
Birth Date: 3 Dec 1898
Race: White
Roll: 1643113
DraftBoard: 0

Nearest Relative: Mrs. Cora Murfield
Medium height, medium weight, blue eyes, brown hair

Electrician, Iowa Gas and Electric Co., Logan, Harrison, Iowa
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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Paul Harold Murfield
Name: Paul Harold Murfield
City: Not Stated
County: Harrison
State: Iowa
Birthplace: Iowa;United States of America
Birth Date: 22 Jul 1895
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1643113

born: Olive, Iowa
Painter, unemployed
Married
Medium tall, medium build, light brown eyes, light brown hair, not bald
***************************************

1900 Census:
MURFIELD JOSH E 30 M W IA IA SHELBY LINCOLN TWP 1900

1900 > IOWA > SHELBY > LINCOLN TWP

Series: T623 Roll: 459 Page: 113


Josh Murfield, 30, married, married 10 yrs, b. Iowa, farmer
Cora, 29, married, 4 children, 4 living in 1900, b. ILL, father b. Canada, mother b. New York
Goldie, dau, 8, b. Nebraska,
Paul, 5, b. Iowa
Lake, 2, b. Iowa
May, b. April 1900

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Joshua E. MURFIELD Household
Male

Other Information:
Birth Year <1871>
Birthplace IA
Age 9
Occupation
Marital Status S <Single>
Race W <White>
Head of Household Delmer MURFIELD
Relation Son
Father's Birthplace OH
Mother's Birthplace OH
Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Delmer MURFIELD Self M Male W 31 OH Farmer --- ---
Martha MURFIELD Wife M Female W 28 OH Keeping House OH OH
Joshua E. MURFIELD Son S Male W 9 IA OH OH
Clem MURFIELD Son S Male W 7 IA OH OH
Harry MURFIELD Son S Male W 5 IA OH OH
Belle MURFIELD Dau S Female W 2 IA OH OH
Bessie MURFIELD Dau S Female W 10M IA OH OH

Source Information:
Census Place Lincoln, Shelby, Iowa
Family History Library Film 1254364
NA Film Number T9-0364
Page Number 44D

Source Information:
Census Place Lincoln, Shelby, Iowa
Family History Library Film 1254364
NA Film Number T9-0364
Page Number 44D
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Submitted information - www.familysearch.org

Individual Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19

Search Results


Joshua E. MURFIELD
Sex: M
Event(s):
Birth: Mar 1871
Greenfield Twp, Jones, Iowa
Death: 1923
Logan, Harrison, Iowa
Burial: 1923
Logan Cem, Logan, Iowa

Parents:
Father: Delmar Franklin MURFIELD
Mother: Martha E. BIGGART
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Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925
about Josh Murfield
Name: Josh Murfield
Census Date: 1885
Residence County: Jones
Residence State: Iowa
Locality: Greenfield
Birth Location: Jones
Family Number: 98
Gender: Male
Estimated birth year: abt 1872
Line: 6
Roll: IA1885_212

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1860 United States Federal Census
about Delmar Murfield
Name: Delmar Murfield
Age in 1860: 11
Birth Year: abt 1849
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1860: Greenfield, Jones, Iowa
Gender: Male
Post Office: Highland Grove

Household Members: Name Age
J S Murfield 33
E A Murfield 31
Richard Murfield 13
Delmar Murfield 11
Charles Murfield 9
C M Murfield 6
Claudius Murfield 3
Murfield 1.12
Samuel McKonehay 19, farmhand
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Hope this helps your search.

Regards,
Sue Nass
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