Elizabeth Amy Purves

October 1839–6 May 1907 (Age 67)
St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Amy

When Elizabeth Amy Purves was born in October 1839, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, James Ingalls Purves, was 38 and her mother, Rebecca Weir, was 37. She married Bradley S. Vradenburg on 24 December 1860. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 6 May 1907, in Wyocena, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Wyocena, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bradley S. Vradenburg
1824–1891
Elizabeth Amy Purves
1839–1907
Marriage: 24 December 1860
Medorah R. Vradenburg
1861–1896
Lewis James Vradenburg
1863–1948
Alfred Eugene Vradenburg
1865–1895
George Thomas Vradenburg
1869–1949
Clarence Douglas Vradenburg
1870–1947
Lillie M. Vradenberg
1872–
Anna Bell Vradenburg
1876–1943
Edith Jane Vradenburg
1879–1910
Charlotte Meldetta Vradenburg
1881–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1860
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    James Ingalls Purves

    Male1801–1888Male

    Rebecca Weir

    Female1802–1890Female

siblings

(9)

    George Arden Purves

    Male1826–1903Male

    Thomas James Purves

    Male1828–1904Male

    Walter Weir Purves

    Male1831–1862Male

    John Purves

    Male1835–1915Male

    Rebecca Purves

    Female1837–1841Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 15

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Purvis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Vradunberg in household of William Vradunberg, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Vradenburg in household of Clarence Vradenburg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eliza Vradenburg in household of Vradenburg, "United States Census, 1870"

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