Rosa Effie Purvis

about 1886–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Rosa Effie

When Rosa Effie Purvis was born about 1886, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Stephen David Purvis, was 45 and her mother, Rosa Effie Freeman, was 42. She died in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States, and was buried in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen David Purvis
1841–1914
Rosa Effie Freeman
1844–1884
William John Purvis
1866–1918
Donald Purvis
1869–
Daniel or Donald Stephen Purvis
1884–
Rosa Effie Purvis
1886–
Josephine W Purvis
1868–1934
Sidney James Purvis
1870–
Alexander Milton Purvis
1873–1930
Sarah Jane Purvis
1875–1946
Lillie Ann Purvis
1878–1932
Archie K. Purvis
1881–1881
Clarence D. Purvis
1882–1955

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    William John Purvis

    Male1866–1918Male

    Josephine W Purvis

    Female1868–1934Female

    Donald Purvis

    Male1869–Male

    Sidney James Purvis

    Male1870–Male

    Alexander Milton Purvis

    Male1873–1930Male

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 30

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1917

Age 31

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English (Northumberland and Durham): probably from Middle English purveys ‘provisions’, ‘supplies’ (from Middle English purvey(en), Old French porveoir ‘to provide, supply’), hence a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for obtaining supplies for a monastery or manor house.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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