Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the John Boardman PURVIS Family


Husband: John Boardman PURVIS
Birthdate: April 2, 1850
Birthplace: MS
Death date: January 15, 1921
Place of death: Purvis, Lamar Co, MS
Buried: Coaltown Cemetery, Purvis, MS
Occupation: Mayor of Purvis
Father: Thomas Melville Purves
Mother: Dorothy Abney

Marriage date: Jan 23, 1870
Marriage place: Marion Co, MS

Wife: Nancy BAXTER
Birthdate: February 14, 1852
Birthplace: Baxterville, MS
Death date: June 7, 1940
Place of death: Purvis, Lamar Co, MS
Buried: Coaltown Cemetery, Purvis, MS
Father: James S Baxter
Mother: Sarah Rouse

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Oliver Ottis Purvis
Sex: M
Birthdate: 30 Oct 1873
Birthplace: Purvis, MS
Death date: 16 July 1905
Place of death: New Orleans, LA
Buried; Coaltown Cemetery, Purvis, MS
Marriage date: 21 Feb 1895
Marriage place: Purvis, MS
Spouse's name: Nina Chambers

Child No. 2: Isodora Purvis
Sex: F
Birthdate: 28 June 1875
Birthplace: Purvis, MS
Death date: July 1875
Place of death: Purvis, Lamar Co, MS
Buried: Coaltown Cemetery, Purvis
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Child No. 3: Dorothy Jane (Dolly Mama) Purvis
Sex: F
Birthdate: 25 May 1876
Birthplace: Purvis, MS
Death date: 16 Dec 1966
Place of death: Ruston, LA
Buried: Coaltown Cemetery, Purvis, Ms
Marriage date: 29 May 1895
Marriage place: Purvis, MS
Spouse's name: Reuben Leonidas McNair
 
 
Documentation:
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Notes:
* When John's father divided his land, John received the portion in town where the First Baptist Church is located. John was Mayor in 1903 and also a charter member of Purvis Lodge #434 started in 1897.
 

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