Dolly Purdy

10 August 1864–1 January 1941 (Age 76)
Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Dolly

When Dolly Purdy was born on 10 August 1864, in Huron, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Purdy, was 29 and her mother, Rebecca Dinges, was 28. She married August Rheiner in 1881, in Rice, Cloud, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Fresno, Fresno, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1941, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Rheiner
1858–1934
Dolly Purdy
1864–1941
Marriage: 1881
Evea Rheiner
1883–1970
Maud Rheiner
1884–1924
Boyd J Rheiner
1887–1973
Ruth Rheiner
1891–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1881
Rice, Cloud, Kansas, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Frank C Purdy

    Male1860–1931Male

    Female1864–1941Female

    Charity Purdy

    Female1867–Female

    George E. Purdy

    Male1867–1932Male

    Male1871–1958Male

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 5

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1886

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (3)

  • Dolla Rheiner in household of August Rheiner, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Mary Rheiner in household of August Rheiner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Purdy in household of Chas Purdy, "United States Census, 1870"

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