Purdie Mae Dunagan

1 January 1894–5 December 1983 (Age 89)
Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Purdie Mae

When Purdie Mae Dunagan was born on 1 January 1894, in Navarro, Texas, United States, her father, William Harrison Dunagan, was 53 and her mother, Amanda Elizabeth Bryant, was 44. She married John Lester Wright on 8 November 1914, in Navarro, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ellis, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 5 December 1983, in Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in La Feria, Cameron, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winfred Brown Spurlock
1890–1968
Purdie Mae Dunagan
1894–1983
Marriage: 7 January 1924
Noal Wayne Spurlock
1924–
Gene Spurlock Norman
1930–2008
Imogene Spurlock
1930–
Berta Lou Spurlock
1936–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1924Navarro, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1909
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1909: Cameron, Texas, United States
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 24
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Donegan . This form of the surname is rare in Ireland and Britain.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Donegan

    Sources (28)

    • Purdie May Spurlock in household of Wilfred B Spurlock, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Purdie May Dunagan, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Perdis Dungan in household of William H Dungan, "United States Census, 1910"

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