Purviance Family Genealogy Forum
I have a James B. Harnett, born 1809, whose 2 daughters married Purvines. Mary Ann married Samuel Stuart Purvines, 1-7-1875. she was born 1853, died 9-10-1940. They had 3 children, Mary Stuart, b.1-31-1882,d.2-9-1909, never married. Lillian Francis, b.2-27-1885,d.12-4-1943, never married. Samuel Earl,b.12-19-1887,d.10-15-1945, married 11-23-1910 to Lela Lohmann. They had 3 children, Helen Stuart, Samuel Joseph & Betty Ann.
Another daughter of James B. & Mary Ponteous that married a Purvines is Martha(Mattie). She married James Oscar Purvines, son of Alexander & Jane Purvines. They were married 5-5-1874. Martha was born 6-25-1851 in Circleville, OH, died 7-25-1931. They had 5 children. Merrie May,b.4-25-1875,m.William Milton Weir. George Oscar,b.7-22-1877,d.5-26-1955, m.Ethel Rose, no children. Libbie Jane, b10-20-1879,m.James A. Daniels. Florence Marguerite,b.6-21-1889.d.4-19-1953. She married William Buff Purvines, son of John G. & Laura Stitt. Louanna,b.1-26-1882,d.9-24-1885.
Mary Ann & Martha's brother Daniel married Martha Cartwright, daughter of Madison & Matilda Purvines Cartwright. Matilda was the daughter of David Simpson Purvines & Elizabeth Weddington.Her sister, Margaret Weddington married Alexander Caldwell Purviance, son of John & Nancy Lizenby Purviance.