Jessie Murph

Birth Name: Jessie Anne Murph

Place of Birth: Clarksville, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 22, 2004

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, French, German, Swiss, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, Belgian

Jessie Murph is an American singer and songwriter. She became known after uploading songs to TikTok and YouTube. Her songs include “Upgrade,” “Pray,” and “Heartbroken.”

The name Murph was originally Morff, and originated from Switzerland.

Jessie’s paternal grandfather is James Ferrell Murph (the son of Artis Cleveland Murph and Mattie Lou Kirkland). Artis was the son of Caleb Franklin Murph and Martha Elizabeth Grant. Mattie was the daughter of Lee A. Kirkland and Martha Estelle Conner.

Jessie’s paternal grandmother is Beba E. Beasley (the daughter of Forest/Forrest Clifton Beasley and Ethel Elizabeth Hicks). Beba was born in Alabama. Forest was the son of Henry Oscar Beasley and Loula Camilla Mathis. Elizabeth was the daughter of L. M. Hicks and Annie H./Lee Brown.

Jessie’s maternal grandfather is Patrick “Pat” Bingham (the son of Willodean Herman Bingham and Lawan Vise). Willodean was the son of Marion Ollie Bingham and Grace Florence Jones. Lawan was the daughter of Thomas Jackson Vise and Harriet Bell Nelson.

Jessie’s maternal grandmother is Teresa Moss (the daughter of Milton Leon Moss and Mae Gilmer). Milton was the son of Charles/Charlie Moss and Nellie W. Gilmer.

Sources: Genealogy of Jessie’s paternal grandfather, James Ferrell Murph –

Jessie’s paternal grandmother, Beba E. Beasley, on the 1950 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Jessie’s maternal grandfather, Patrick “Pat” Bingham –

Genealogy of Jessie’s maternal great-grandfather, Milton Leon Moss (focusing on his own mother’s side) –

Obituary of Jessie’s maternal great-grandfather, Milton Leon Moss –

1 Response

  1. aceqa says:

    Beba Beasley’s parents: Forest Cary Beasley (born to Forest Cary Beasley and Elzie Gertrude McDonald) and Elizabeth Brandon. Elzie McDonald was of mostly English and Scottish descent, with some French.

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