Mary Purdy

2 November 1882–16 December 1943 (Age 61)
Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Purdy was born on 2 November 1882, in Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, her father, Richard C Purdy, was 45 and her mother, Mary Jane Morrison, was 42. She married Samuel Robinson Park on 28 February 1912, in Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Indianfields Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 December 1943, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Robinson Park
1887–1943
Mary Purdy
1882–1943
Marriage: 28 February 1912
Jane Park
1913–1996
John Robinson Park
1916–
Paul Richard Park
1919–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1912
Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    Jane Park

    Female1913–1996Female

    John Robinson Park

    Male1916–Male

    Paul Richard Park

    Male1919–1968Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1837–1918Male

    Mary Jane Morrison

    Female1839–1912Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 18

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Mary P Park in household of Samuel R Park, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Purdy Park in household of Samuel Robinson Park, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Purdy in household of Richard Purdy, "United States Census, 1910"

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