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William PURDOM II, b. 1809, Casey Co, KY
Posted by: Michelle Taunton Date: December 10, 1999 at 11:30:20
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Looking for other descendants of William PURDOM II (son of William PURDOM I and Mary McBRIDE), b. 1809, Casey Co., KY; m. 1st before 1830, Pollie SMITH (b. 14 Nov. 1803; d. 5 Feb. 1835; daughter of William SMITH); m. 2nd 1 April 1837, Mercer Co., KY, Ellen FINDLEY (b. 25 Jan. 1813, IN; d. 20 Nov. 1883; widow of Reuben MINOR; daughter of Abel FINDLEY and Rebecca COURTNEY).

Children by Pollie SMITH:
1). William Levi PURDOM, b. 5 Sept. 1827; d. 7 Dec. 1902; m. Mary Elizabeth MINOR.
2). Elizabeth Ellen PURDOM, b. 1830; d. July 1899; m. 2 Aug. 1850, Casey Co., KY, David Bruce GUTHRIE.
3). Mary Ann PURDOM, b. 22 Aug. 1833, Casey Co., KY; d. 6 May 1892, Marion Co., KY; m. May 1854, David Cook MAY.
4). Delilah Margaret PURDOM, b. 5 Feb. 1835, Casey Co., KY; m. 12 March 1856, Casey Co., KY, William PORTER.

Children by Ellen FINDLEY:
1). Matilda PURDOM, b. 28 Jan. 1838, Casey Co., KY; d. 23 Jan. 1915; m. 1855, Nathan Burle WHITLOCK.
2). Able Findley PURDOM, b. 9 July 1840, Casey Co., KY; d. 20 Sept. 1909; m. Sept. 1860, Marion Co., KY, Mary Elizabeth MINOR (this is a different Mary Elizabeth MINOR than the one who married Able's half-brother William Levi PURDOM).
3). Nancy Jane PURDOM, b. 1845, Casey Co., KY; m. 4 Dec. 1863, Casey Co., KY, Sterling Thomas BREWER.
4). Sarah Isabelle PURDOM, b. Sept. 1851; d. 1928; m. 11 Dec. 1873, James Mosby MINOR.
5). David Matthew PURDOM, b. 27 Nov. 1855, KY; d. 30 Jan. 1942; m. 30 Jan. 1876, Casey Co., KY, Surrilda F. MAY.

I have lots of info on this family that I'd be happy to share. Please contact me if you recognize any of these PURDOMs.

Michelle Taunton
1805 Crystal Drive, #903
Arlington, VA 22202-4420


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