Moses Francis Purnell

Male1 August 1889–19 April 1972

Brief Life History of Moses Francis

When Moses Francis Purnell was born on 1 August 1889, in Ryan Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George W. Purnell, was 38 and his mother, Sussanna Endy, was 31. He lived in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Rush Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 19 April 1972, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rush Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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  • Moses F Purnell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Moses Franklin Purnell, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Moses F Purnell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Parnell .

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

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