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Rankin County/ Purvis family
Posted by: Fran (ID *****9256) Date: December 13, 2010 at 22:28:11
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George W. Purvis
Birth: 1810
Death: 1897
Burial: Antioch Cemetery, Antioch, Rankin Co., MS .
Marriages:
1. Mary Ann Patrick Oct 19, 1838
2. Sarah (Williams) Huff Aug 31, 1867
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  ~~~  CENSUS 1850 - 188O ~~~
Note:
1850 US Federal Census > Mississippi > Rankin >
(dated Nov 1850)
.
41 642 642 George Pervis 41 (abt 1809) SC <Farmer>

42 642 642 Mary Pervis 33 (abt 1817) SC

01 642 642 Martha Pervis 11 (abt 1839) MS <attended school>

02 642 642 Harriet Pervis 9 (abt 1841) MS <attended school>

03 642 642 Caroline Pervis 7 (abt 1843) MS <attended school>

04 642 642 Sarah Pervis 5 (abt 1845) MS

05 642 642 James Pervis 1 (abt 1849) MS
.
ref.
<ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ms/rankin/1850/pg0241a.txt>
.
notices: on lines 41,42 and next page lines 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
family # 642
all five children born in Mississippi

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1860 US Federal Census > Mississippi > Rankin > 117/151
.
G W Parvis 47 (abt 1813) SC Male
Caroline Parvis (16 abt) 1844 MS Female
J M Parvis 12 (abt 1848) MS Male
W J Parvis 10 (abt 1850) MS Male
J A Parvis 7 (abt 1853) MS Male
Lucy Parvis 1 (abt 1859) MS Female
D J Walters 30 (abt 1830) SC Male
.
notice:
    Mary is not with the family, and eldest dau. Martha, second dau, Harriet. Also fourth dau. Sarah isn't with the family.
Possible Mary died in 1859 since Lucy Parvis age is 1. Possible Martha, Harriet, and Sarah have married,
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notice George has remarried.
.
1870 US Federal Census > Mississippi > Rankin > Township 4 > 56/80
(dated 15 July 1870 - Brandon P.O.)
.
17 434 434 George W Parvis 58 (abt 1812) SC White Male Head <farmer >

18 434 434 Sarah E Parvis 37 (abt 1833) AL White Female <keeping house>

19 434 434 William J Parvis 18 (abt 1852) MS White Male <farm laborer>

20 434 434 Joseph A Parvis 16 (abt 1854) MS White Male <farm laborer>

21 434 434 John S Parvis 2 (abt 1868) MS White Male

22 434 434 Joseph E Huff 13 (abt 1857) MS White Male

23 434 434 Henry J Huff 11 (abt 1859) MS White Male

24 434 434 William E Huff 8 (abt 1862) MS White Male
.
Ref:
<ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ms/rankin/1850/pg0241a.txt >

notice: lines 17 thru 24 and family# 434
New wife, Sarah, and new son, John
Also, Sarah's three sons, Joseph, Henry, & William from previous marriage

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1880 US Federal Census > Mississippi > Rankin > Cato >
(dated 16 Jul 1880, Beat 5, p. 57)
.
lines 38 thru 43 and household/family# 452
.
G. W. Purvis 67 (abt 1813) SC Self (Head) SC SC SC <Farm laborer>

S. E. Purvis 47 (abt 1833) AL Wife AL AL AL <Keeping house>

J. S. Purvis 12 (abt 1868) MS Son, at home, MS SC AL

R. W. Purvis 5 (abt 1875) MS Son, at home, MS SC AL

W. J. Purvis 27 (abt 1853) MS Son MS SC AL <Farm laborer>

S. A. Howell 38 (abt 1842) mis?, MS SC SC <Keeping house>

notice:
    lines 38 thru 43 on the census and family number was 452; another son, R. W. was born.

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.=== === === ===
    FAMILY
Marriage 1
  Mary Ann Patrick b: abt 1817 SC (census)
Married:
  19 OCT 1838 in Rankin County, MS
children: 8
.
Marriage 2
 Sara E. Williams b: abt 1833 AL (census)
Married:
 31 AUG 1867 in Rankin County, MS
children: 2
.
.
Children: 10 total +
 Martha Purvis b: 1839 (dau)
 Harriet Purvis b: 1841 (dau)
 Caroline Purvis b: 1842 (dau)
 Sarah Purvis b: 1845 (dau)
 James M. Purvis b: 1849 (son)
 William J. Purvis b: 1851 (son)
 James A. Purvis b: 1854 (son)
 Lucy Purvis b: 1859 (dau)
---second marriage 1867---
 John S. Purvis b: 1868 (son)
 Robert Washington Purvis b: 1875 (son)
+
----Sarah's children > 1870 census ---
JOSEPH E HUFF b. 1857 (son)
HENRY J HUFF b. 1859 (son)
WILLIAM E HUFF b. 1862 (son)
.
==================================
Sarah Williams > Huff > Purvis
marriages :
    Washington Huff
Married: 16 Sep 1852 in Rankin Co., MS

  George W. Purvis
Married: 31 Aug 1867 in Rankin Co., MS
{ George & Sally are listed which says, "married 5 Sep 1867, Circuit Court Office, Book 4, Page 154, Brandon, Miss." by Lana Henley


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