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Ena Ruby Murphy

b. 6 September 1908, d. 16 October 1995
Ena Ruby Kessey (nee Murphy), circa 1990

Detailed biography

For a detailed biography of Ena Ruby Murphy click here.

Family Surname

For more information about the Murphy surname click here.

Birth

Ena Ruby Murphy was born on 6 September 1908 in Bourke.1,2

Parents

FatherGeorge Charles Reed Murphy (b. 27 December 1880, d. 11 December 1949)
MotherEllen Ruby Bowen (b. 16 September 1882, d. 14 April 1912)

Family life

Halvar Roy Kessey and Ena Ruby Murphy were married on 29 October 1928 at Saint Ignatius Church in Bourke.2,3

Children with Halvar Roy Kessey (b. 1 April 1905, d. 11 December 1981)

SonJames Anthony Kessey+ (b. 31 March 1930)
DaughterHalvene Therese Kessey+ (b. 6 February 1934, d. 6 October 2005)
DaughterCarmel Rae Kessey+ (b. 18 August 1939, d. 15 February 2019)
DaughterPenny Patricia Kessey (b. 18 March 1945)

Working life

  • On 29 October 1928 Ena Ruby Murphy was a typist at Hales Department Store in Bourke.2

Residence information

Ena Ruby Murphy lived at Sturt Street in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1930, home duties.4 Halvar Roy Kessey and she lived at Hope Street in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1936.5 Halvar Roy Kessey and she lived at Hope Street in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1937.6 Halvar Roy Kessey and she lived at Hope Street in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1943.7 Halvar Roy Kessey and she lived at Hope Street in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1949.8 Halvar Roy Kessey and she lived at 13 Sturt Street in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1954.9

Death

Ena Ruby Murphy died on 16 October 1995 at age 87 in Bathurst. She was buried on 19 October 1995 at Bathurst Cemetery in Bathurst.

Citations

  1. [S456] Death Certificate, Ellen Ruby Murphy, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1912 No 4939.
  2. [S459] Marriage Certificate, Halvar Roy Kessey and Ena Ruby Murphy, 29 Oct 1928, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1928/19996.
  3. [S801] Ancestry.com, Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
  4. [S713] Kessey, 1930 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  5. [S721] Kessey, 1936 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  6. [S722] Kessey, 1937 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  7. [S723] Kessey, 1943 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  8. [S724] Kessey, 1949 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  9. [S726] Kessey, 1954 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
Last Edited15 May 2019