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Descendants of John Purves

Generation No. 3

3. Thomas Melville3 Purves (John2, John1) was born March 08, 1820 in Marion Co., Alabama, and died May 09, 1911 in Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi. He married Dorothy Abney 1843 in Neshoba Co., Mississippi, daughter of Joseph Abney and Sarah Searcy.

More About Thomas Melville Purves:
Burial: March 10, 1911, Filligame Cemetery, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi

More About Dorothy Abney:
Burial: February 20, 1910, Fillingame Cemetery, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi.

       Children of Thomas Purves and Dorothy Abney are:

i.   JOSEPH ABNEY4 PURVES, b. October 28, 1845, Neshoba Co., Mississippi; d. 1865, Jasper Co., Mississippi.


ii.   SARAH ELIZABETH PURVES, b. December 18, 1847, Mississippi; d. October 28, 1890, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi; m. ANDREW J. CLARK, WFT Est. 1861-1884.


iii.   JOHN BOARDMAN PURVES, b. April 02, 1850, Mississippi; d. January 15, 1921, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi; m. NANCY BAXTER, WFT Est. 1868-1897.

Burial: January 16, 1921, Coaltown Cemetery, Purves, Lamar Co., Mississippi

Burial: June 07, 1940, Coaltown, Cemetery, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi.
Residence: Marion Co., Missisippi

iv.   OLIVER SEARCY PURVES, b. June 12, 1852, St. Tammany Pr., La.; d. April 22, 1927, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi; m. JANE BAXTER, December 25, 1973.

Residence: Marion Co., Missisippi

v.   SUSAN MARGARET PURVES, b. October 26, 1853; d. June 27, 1930, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi; m. PLUMMER LADNER, WFT Est. 1867-1899.

Residence: Lauderdale Co., Mississippi

vi.   INFANT PURVES, b. WFT Est. 1842-1868, Greene Co., Mississippi; d. WFT Est. 1848-1951.


vii.   INFANT PURVES, b. WFT Est. 1842-1868, Green Co., Mississippi; d. WFT Est. 1848-1951.


viii.   MARTHA CATHERINE PURVES, b. November 18, 1862, Mississippi; d. November 15, 1948, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi; m. HENRY W. FILLINGAME, WFT Est. 1876-1909.


4. William Washington3 Purves (John2, John1) was born December 25, 1823 in Alabama, and died July 01, 1910 in Sipe Springs, Texas. He married Ferraba Roseanne WFT Est. 1842-1872.

Notes for William Washington Purves:
Vivian Wylie

       Erath County, Texas, Stephenville, Texas Courthouse Deaths:
       Book 1 1903, - Clerk #662
       Filed June 22, 1906, Rosean Purves - American Citizen died June 7, 1906 at 8 PM at her home in Alexander, cause of death, Dysentery - T. J. Laird, Purves - white female age 79 years.

Erath County Census June 21, 1880, Supervision Dist 15, page 52.

       W. W. Purves age 56, married farmer born Ala, father born SC mother born NC.
       F. R. Purves age 54, wife born Ala, father Ala, mother born Ala.
       William M. Purves, age 16, born in Mississippi.
       Martha M. Purves, age 21, born in Mississippi.
       Robert F. Purves, age 12, born in Mississippi.
       Asa Purves, age 10, born in Mississippi.
       A. Purves age 6, female born in Texas.

More About William Washington Purves:
Burial: July 02, 1910, Pecan Cemetery, Purvis, Erath Co., Texas
Occupation: Farmer

More About Ferraba Roseanne:
Burial: June 07, 1906, Purves, Erath Co., Texas
Cause of Death: Dysentery

       Children of William Purves and Ferraba Roseanne are:

7. i.   ENOCH4 PURVES, b. 1852, Mississippi; d. WFT Est. 1886-1943.

ii.   JOHN PURVES, b. WFT Est. 1844-1870; d. WFT Est. 1850-1951.


8. iii.   WILLIAM JIM PURVES, b. April 07, 1864, Mississippi; d. February 13, 1931, Erath Co., Texas.

iv.   FRANK PURVES, b. WFT Est. 1844-1870; d. WFT Est. 1850-1951.


9. v.   ASA N. PURVES, b. November 07, 1869, Mississippi; d. February 05, 1965, Erath Co., Texas.

vi.   R. L. PURVES, b. 1868; d. WFT Est. 1892-1959; m. S. A. VAUGHN, July 22, 1886, Erath Co., Texas.


10. vii.   SUSAN PURVES, b. 1849, Mississippi; d. 1924, Erath Co., Texas.

viii.   AMERICA PURVES, b. 1873; d. 1930, Erath Co., Texas.

Burial: Pecan Cemetery, Purves, Erath Co., Texas

ix.   DALTON PURVES, b. WFT Est. 1844-1870; d. WFT Est. 1850-1951.


5. James Morgan3 Purves (John2, John1) was born January 06, 1826 in Alabama, and died April 08, 1900 in Purves, Erath Co., Texas. He married Mary Ann Parker March 27, 1844, daughter of John Parker and Morning Star.

More About James Morgan Purves:
Burial: April 10, 1900, Purvis, Erath Co., Texas
Occupation: Blacksmith

More About Mary Ann Parker:
Burial: May 02, 1916, Purvis, Erath Co., Texas
Residence: Mississippi, Texas

       Children of James Purves and Mary Parker are:

11. i.   SARAH JANE4 PURVES, b. July 05, 1846; d. July 31, 1924, Groveton, Trinty Co., Texas.

12. ii.   JAMES BRUCE PURVES, b. May 27, 1848, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi; d. September 13, 1939, Green Creek Community, Erath Co., Texas.

iii.   BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PURVES, b. July 29, 1849, Mississippi; d. WFT Est. 1866-1939, Mississippi; m. ANNIE JONES DOOL, WFT Est. 1866-1899, Mississippi.


13. iv.   ISAAC NEWTON PURVES, b. September 06, 1851, Mississippi; d. September 01, 1925, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi.

14. v.   ELLEN JOSEPHINE PURVES, b. January 14, 1854; d. WFT Est. 1872-1948, Mississippi.

vi.   MARTHA RAYAN PURVES, b. March 18, 1856; d. WFT Est. 1870-1950; m. NATHANIEL WALLER, WFT Est. 1870-1903.


vii.   MARY MARSIS PURVES, b. November 03, 1858; d. WFT Est. 1872-1952; m. HARRY LINDSEY, WFT Est. 1872-1905.


15. viii.   ALICE ALMANDRA PURVES, b. March 27, 1861, Mississippi; d. January 15, 1917, Chester, Tyler Co., Texas.

ix.   NANCY LAURIN PURVES, b. December 21, 1862; d. WFT Est. 1876-1956; m. MARRIDEA BROOM, WFT Est. 1876-1909.


x.   WILLIAM ALASON LEFAIT PURVES, b. August 13, 1865, Mississippi; d. June 30, 1942, Purvis, Erath Co., Texas; m. (1) SARAH A. JOHNSTON, WFT Est. 1882-1915; m. (2) MARY HALL, WFT Est. 1882-1915.

Vivian Wylie

       In the letter Daddy had from W. L. Purves, he had not heard from Aunt Ann in a long time so he thought all the family was dead but he and aunt Sue. This letter was written June 14, 1940. He said he was alone in the world, that all three of his children were dead. he said his youngest son had died in January 1939. He said his last wife had died two years ago.

Burial: July 01, 1942, Pecan Cemetery, Purvis, Erath Co., Texas
Religion: Baptist

xi.   ANDREW JACKSON PURVES, b. September 08, 1868, Laurel, Mississippi; d. December 08, 1868, Laurel, Mississippi.

Burial: December 09, 1868, Laurel, Mississippi

16. xii.   SUSAN FRANCES PURVES, b. April 26, 1870, Purvis, Lamar Co., Mississippi; d. October 22, 1962, Dublin, Erath Co., Texas.
6. Walden Lewis3 Purves (John2, John1) was born August 01, 1835 in Mississippi, and died February 13, 1909 in Jones Co., Mississippi. He married Mary S. Pitttman July 14, 1865, daughter of Richard B. Pittman.

       Child of Walden Purves and Mary Pitttman is:

i.   CORA4 PURVES, b. WFT Est. 1877-1904; d. WFT Est. 1880-1986.


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