Charles Purdy

10 November 1834–3 May 1921 (Age 86)
Bellevue, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary 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

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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.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 26
Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French pur die ‘by God’ (Old French p(o)ur Dieu), a nickname for someone who made frequent use of the oath. The surname was taken to northeastern Ireland during the 17th century, and is now to be found chiefly in northern Ireland and eastern and northern England.

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

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Sources (15)

  • Charles Purdy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles Purdy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Purdy in household of Major Purdy, "United States Census, 1850"

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