Posted By:Kent Pusser
Subject:Re: Ella Purser, 1892, Miss
Post Date:April 18, 2007 at 21:50:08
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I have her as Ella SUSAN Purser, born 10/6/1875 in Caldwell County, TX. She is the d/o James Monroe Purser, born 6/10/1843 in Henry County, GA, died 1/29/1914 in OK, and Nancy Susan Hodge, born 4/30/1844 in Marshall County, AL and died before 1886 at Tanglewood, Lee County, TX, they were married on 11/24/1867 in Marshall County, AL. James is the son of Richard Purser, born 1802 in Mecklenberg County, NC, and died 1864 in Marion County, AL, where his brother Moses lived, and Richard's 2nd wife, Mary Scott Bently Lee, widow of William Lee, they were married 2/2/1837 in Henry County, GA. Mary was born 1809 in Henry County, GA, and died 1891 in Lee County, TX.
Richard is the son of John Purser, 1750, Mecklenberg County, NC, and died there in 1826. Richard Purser is the brother of my great great great- grandfather, David Purser, 1797-1832. John Purser served during the Revolution in the Cold Creek unit of the Mecklenberg County Militia under Capt. Charles Polk.