Robert Purviance

Robert Purviance

Male 1734 - 1806  (72 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Robert Purviance  [1, 2
    Born 2 Jun 1734  Castlefinn, Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Birth 2 Jun 1734 
    Burial 1806  Westminster Cem, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 1806  Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Died 10 Oct 1806  Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I5381  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Samuel Purviance,   b. 1701, Castlefinn, Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lettice Dinsmore,   b. Abt 1700 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Apr 1725  Castlefinn, Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Family ID F2251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Young,   b. 1739, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1821  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1764  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Purviance,   b. 1767,   d. 1769  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     2. Jane Purviance,   b. 1768,   d. 1769  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     3. Letitia Purviance,   b. 1770,   d. 1794  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
    +4. James Purviance,   b. 19 Feb 1772,   d. 14 Jun 1836  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    +5. John Purviance,   b. 1774, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1854, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     6. Samuel Purviance,   b. 1776,   d. 2 Mar 1847  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     7. Hugh Young Purviance,   b. 1777,   d. 4 Jan 1801  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
    +8. William Young Purviance,   b. 1 Dec 1778, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1868, New York, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     9. Robert Purviance, II,   b. 1779,   d. 3 Apr 1858, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
    +10. Jane Purviance,   b. Abt 1781  [natural]
    +11. Frances Purviance,   b. 26 Nov 1781, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1843  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F1144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jun 1734 - Castlefinn, Donegal, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1764 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1806 - Westminster Cem, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1806 - Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Oct 1806 - Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Purviance, Robert 1734-1806
    Purviance, Robert 1734-1806
    http://image2.findagrave.com/photos/2005/43/10469684_110835005093.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Robert Purviance settled in Baltimore, and with his brother, Samuel, established the commercial house of Samuel and Robert Purviance. After the adoption of the Federal constitution, he received the appointment of United States collector for the port of Baltimore from General Washington, and held it through the two administrations of Adams and Jefferson. He was a founder of the First Presbyterian Church in Baltimore.

  • Sources 
    1. [S108] Purviance Historical Data 1763 - 1858, (Name: Duke University Library;), Q9700000006827.

    2. [S89] Maryland Historical Society, Deilman File regarding the death of his son, Robert.

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

    4. [S57] Find A Grave.

    5. [S74] Internet, http://www.marshahuie.com/mccorkle2/Chapter-Three.htm.


Home Page |  What's New |  Most Wanted |  Surnames |  Photos |  Histories |  Documents |  Cemeteries |  Places |  Dates |  Reports |  Sources