Mary Manelvia Purdy

Female3 December 1854–14 April 1944

Brief Life History of Mary Manelvia

When Mary Manelvia Purdy was born on 3 December 1854, in Killbuck, Killbuck Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States, her father, Abraham Purdy, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Mellor, was 23. She married Ephraim Carpenter on 27 October 1872, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Killbuck Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. She died on 14 April 1944, in Killbuck, Killbuck Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Killbuck, Killbuck Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Carpenter
Mary Manelvia Purdy
Marriage: 27 October 1872
Charles C. Carpenter

Sources (12)

  • Mary M Purdy in household of Abraham Purdy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nelvy Purdy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Nelvy Carpenter, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1872Coshocton, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 6

    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.


    Age 9

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

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 27

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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