Katie Leona Purvis

22 August 1900–19 September 1944 (Age 44)
Coffeeville, Clarke, Alabama, United States

The Life of Katie Leona

When Katie Leona Purvis was born on 22 August 1900, in Coffeeville, Clarke, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Alexander Purvis, was 37 and her mother, Emma Malissa Anderson, was 31. She lived in Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 13 Coffeeville, Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 19 September 1944, in Coffeeville, Clarke, Alabama, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Marengo, Alabama, United States.

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Thomas Alexander Purvis
Emma Malissa Anderson
Dovie Etta Purvis
William Linnie Purvis
David B Purvis
Mattie Purvis
Grady Purvis
Katie Leona Purvis
Richard Alex Purvis

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    Dovie Etta Purvis



    David B Purvis



    Grady Purvis


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 12

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

Scottish and northern English (Northumberland and Durham): probably from Middle English purveys ‘provisions’, ‘supplies’ (from Middle English purvey(en), Old French porveoir ‘to provide, supply’), hence a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for obtaining supplies for a monastery or manor house.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katie L Pervis in household of Thos A Pervis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katie Purvis in household of Tommy Purvis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Katie Pervis in household of Tom Pervis, "United States Census, 1910"

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