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Purnell Families in Gloucestershire, England that went to Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Charles Frakes (ID *****9931) Date: February 27, 2006 at 10:09:25
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Greetings to you folks on the "other side of the pond." My wife's maiden name is Purnell. Her line traces back like so:

Henry Purnell b. 1920 Los Angeles, CA; d. 1982 Pico Rivera, CA; m. Bettie Huisken 1940; she b. 1922 Los Angeles, CA ; d. 1977 Long Beach, CA.

Harry Purnell, b. 1895 in Fishponds, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; d. 1959 Whittier, CA; emigrated to USA 1910-1912; m. Gladys Gibbo 1917 Los Angeles, CA; she b. 1901, Waterbury-Waterhaven, Connecticut; d. 1952 Los Angeles, CA.

William Henry Purnell, b. 1857 in Bristol or Compton, Gloucestershire, England; d. 1942, Los Angeles, CA; m. Elizabeth Jenkins 1886 Barton Regis, Gloucestershire; she b. 1864 in St. Michael District, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; d. 1940, Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, CA.

Leonard Purnell, b. 1833 at Berkeley/Pendington, Gloucestershire, England; d. 1920 Swanmore/Easter Compton, Gloucestershire, England; m. Hannah Rugman 1854 Thornbury, Glouc.; she b. abt. 1833 Kington, Thornbury, Glouc.; d. 1912, Swanmore/Easter Compton, Glouc.

George Purnell b. 1794, Thornbury, Glouc.; d. 1846,
Whitfield, Thornbury, Glouc.; m. Ann Stump 1831 Thornbury, Glouc.; she b. abt. 1811 Wiltshire, Malmsbury; d. after 1861.

Samuel Purnell, b. abt. 1762; d. 1831Whitfield, Thornbury, Glouc.; m. Hannah Thomas 1792 Thornbury, Glouc.; she b. abt. 1771; d. after 1841 prob. Pendington/Berkeley, Glouc.

Interested in contacting and exchanging data with anyone having information about any of the families in this line.


Charles Frakes
Scotts Valley, CA

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