Fred Walter Purdy

Brief Life History of Fred Walter

When Fred Walter Purdy was born in October 1865, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert Purdy, was 36 and his mother, Rebecca S Chaney, was 31. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Hattie Green Ozier. He lived in Civil District 6, Chester, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1943, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Fred Walter Purdy
Hattie Green Ozier
Robert Manley Purdy
Hattie May Purdy
Gertrude Alice Purdy
Freddie Fern Purdy
Horace Ozier Purdy
Ernest Albert Purdy

Sources (12)

  • Frederick Purdy in household of Robert Purdy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fred W Purdy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Fred Walter Purdy in entry for Horace Ozier Purdy, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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