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  • ID: I38383
  • Name: John J. PURKEY
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 MAY 1844 in Rockingham Co., VA
  • Death: 7 JUL 1901 in Taylor Co., WV
  • Burial: Baileytown Church Cem., Rosemont, Taylor Co., WV
  • Reference Number: 38383
  • Note:
    ---Source: Dean Egner
    "As of circa AUGUST 1, 1863, he was also known as James J. Purkey. He was described as 5' 5" tall, fair complexion with blue eyes and auburn hair on AUGUST 1, 1863. He began military service on AUGUST 1, 1863 in Joined the Union Army, Petersburg, Grant County, WV, A private in the 7th West Virginia Calvary. He had milt-misc in APRIL, 1864 in Absent. He ended military service on JANUARY 25, 1865 in Mustered out, Whelling, Ohio County, WV. He was Coal miner and farmer after 1884 in Taylor County, VA. He was migration after JULY 16, 1884 in Taylor County, WV."




    Father: John D. PURKEY b: 1800 in VA
    Mother: Mary SUMMERS b: 1810 in VA

    Marriage 1 Mary BLEDSAW b: 1849 in AR
    • Married: 25 SEP 1867 in Guernsey Co., OH
    Children
    1. Has Children Rose Alpha PURKEY b: 1869 in oH
    2. Has No Children John Daniel PURKEY b: 1871 in oH
    3. Has No Children William H. PURKEY b: 1873 in OH
    4. Has No Children Eva W. PURKEY b: 1878 in OH
    5. Has Children Emmett Oliver PURKEY b: 6 OCT 1879 in OH
    6. Has Children Alva C. PURKEY b: 16 JUL 1884 in OH

    Marriage 2 Martha Ann HEATHERLY b: 4 FEB 1857 in VA
    • Married: 23 APR 1892 in Taylor Co., WV
    Children
    1. Has No Children Dorcas PURKEY b: 19 JUL 1893 in Taylor Co., WV
    2. Has Children Dorsey Gordon PURKEY b: 2 OCT 1895 in Simpson, Taylor Co., WV
    3. Has No Children Iva PURKEY b: 8 AUG 1899 in Taylor Co., WV
    4. Has No Children Rebecca PURKEY b: 14 JUN 1901 in Taylor Co., WV

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