When Edward Purdy was born on 14 May 1857, in New York, United States, his father, Samuel Haskell Purdy, was 44 and his mother, Jane Willets, was 45. He lived in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 20 October 1863, at the age of 6, and was buried in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States.
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 .