Catherine Purves

about 1661–1733 (Age 72)
Innerwick, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Purves was born about 1661, in Innerwick, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Sir William Purves 1st Baronet of Purves Hall and Woodhouselee, was 38 and her mother, Marjorie Fleming, was 36. She married Thomas Fortune on 22 June 1682. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1733, in Ireland, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Fortune
1657–1733
Catherine Purves
1661–1733
Marriage: 22 June 1682
Helen FORTUNE
1683–
Mary Fortune
1684–1754
Thomas Fortune
1686–
William FORTUNE
1687–
Catharen Fortune
1689–
Christian Fortune
1691–
George Fortune
1694–
William FORTUNE
1698–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 June 1682
children

(8)

    Helen FORTUNE

    Female1683–Female

    Mary Fortune

    Female1684–1754Female

    Male1686–Male

    William FORTUNE

    Male1687–Male

    Catharen Fortune

    Female1689–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

    Marjory Purves

    Female1640–Female

    Marjory Purves

    Female1644–1691Female

    Sarah Purves

    Female1644–Female

    Sir Alexander Purves 2nd Baronet of Purves Hall

    Male1645–1701Male

    Margaret Purves

    Female1649–Female

+11 More Children

World Events (4)

1672

Age 11

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.
1690

Age 29

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.
1692

Age 31

Exclusion of Catholics from Parliament and all professions.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Purvis .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catharen Purves in entry for William Fortune, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Katharine Purveys in entry for William Fortune, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Catharen Purves in entry for Thomas Fortune, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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