Charles Purdy

Male10 November 1834–3 May 1921

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Purdy was born on 10 November 1834, in Bellevue, Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Major Purdy, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Bennett, was 38. He married Rebecca Dinges on 16 May 1860, in Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Atlanta Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Rice, Cloud, Kansas, United States in 1895. He died on 3 May 1921, in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States.

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Charles Purdy
Rebecca Dinges
Marriage: 16 May 1860
Frank C Purdy
Dolly Purdy
Charity Purdy
George E. Purdy
Charles A. Purdy
John Truman Purdy
Juanita Purdy

Sources (16)

  • Charles Purdy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles Purdy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Charles Purdy, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1860Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 2

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 2

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 29

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

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from Old French pour Dieu ‘for God(‘s sake)’, from frequent use of this expression as an oath. See also Perdue .

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

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