Alexander Jasper Purviance

Alexander Jasper Purviance

Male 1840 - 1899  (59 years)

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  • Name Alexander Jasper Purviance 
    Born 3 Aug 1840  Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1899  Van Buren Union Cem, Ritchey, Newton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1899  Ritchey, Newton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 22 Dec 1899  Wentworth, Newton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I11345  mytree
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 

    Father Alexander Caldwell Purvines,   b. 16 Mar 1794, Cabarrus, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1861, Pleasant Plains, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Coleman,   b. 28 Jan 1806, Surry, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1878  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Oct 1831  [1
    Notes 
    • Alexander and Jane raised thirteen children in addition to the fifteen of his, hers and theirs. In 1852 Alexander's younger brother, Samuel (1801-1852) and wife Mary Irwin Purvines (1805-1852) died within a month of each other. They had eight children, the eldest had been married but a short time to Jane's eldest son, Frank. The other seven, age 7 to 19, were taken in by Alexander and Jane. In that same year, Alexander's eldest daughter, Elizabeth P. Bone, died in childbirth. She left a six year old child who was also added to the family. On 16 Jul 1861, Alexander, himself died. One of George's children died in 1862, with George passing away on 31 Mar 1863, leaving his four orphaned children to be raised by their grandmother Jane. All thirteen of these children were considered a part of Alexander and Jane's family, in fact, the grandchildren always referred to Sam and Mary's eight as aunts and uncles. The family always referred to Alex and Jane as having had 28 children.
    Family ID F4136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Mariah Jones,   b. 2 Sep 1837, Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1902, Wentworth, Newton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1862  Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • They have 7 children.
    Children 
     1. Nellie Almeda Purviance,   b. 9 Apr 1863, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1928, Gridley, Coffey, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    +2. Georgia Gurtrude Purviance,   b. 8 Apr 1865, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1929, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     3. Lewis Green Purviance,   b. 13 Oct 1866, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1936, Joplin, Newton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
     4. Itha Marie Purviance,   b. 30 Oct 1867, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1894, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
    +5. Effie Jane Purviance,   b. 6 Sep 1870, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1968  (Age 97 years)  [natural]
     6. William Tell Purviance,   b. 22 Feb 1871, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1894, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [natural]
     7. Thomas Purviance,   b. 8 Apr 1874, Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1874  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     8. Mark Dale Purviance,   b. 1 Aug 1875, Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1956  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    +9. Xelpho Xanthus Purviance,   b. 1 Mar 1877, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1958, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    +10. Samuel Hill Purviance,   b. 4 Apr 1878, Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1951, Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    +11. Kate Pedrick Purviance,   b. 28 Dec 1878, Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1962, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    +12. Ralph Early Purviance,   b. 13 Jan 1882, Howard, Elk, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1935  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F4388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Aug 1840 - Sangamon, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1862 - Logan, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1899 - Van Buren Union Cem, Ritchey, Newton, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1899 - Ritchey, Newton, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 1899 - Wentworth, Newton, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alexander Jasper Purviance [1840-1899]
    Alexander Jasper Purviance [1840-1899]
    Alexander J Purviance and Susan M Jones
    Alexander J Purviance and Susan M Jones
    Alexander J Purviance 1899 Susan M Jones 1902 gravestone
    Alexander J Purviance 1899 Susan M Jones 1902 gravestone

  • Notes 
    • Alexander Jasper Purviance was father to 12 childen. He would not change the spelling of his name to Purvines so did not inherit the rich land holdings in illinois that his family there did. His wife Sarah was a teacher and educated her children.

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Internet, http://www.geocities.com/rbpurviance/index.html.
      saved as "Descendants of Jon de PurVaiance.htm"

    2. [S74] Internet, http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsangam/1876/purvinesa.htm.

    3. [S476] Find-A-Grave, Alexander Jasper Purviance 1899.


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