WILLIAM JACKSON PURDOM
William Jackson Purdom had at least eleven children by two marriages.  By his first wife, Margaret Hightower,  we have seven:
By his second wife, Della George, he had four more:
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William Jackson Purdom

Birth: Nov. 23, 1833
Wayne County
Georgia, USA

Death: Aug. 11, 1894
Volusia County
Florida, USA


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Name: William Purdum
Residence: Volusia, Florida
Enlistment Date: 6 May 1862
Enlistment Place: Camp Lee, Florida
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Florida
Death Date: 11 Aug 1894
Sources: 51,87 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Martha Elizabeth Purdom Starling (1852 - 1959)*
  Samuel Purdom (1857 - 1935)*
  Matilda E. Purdom Cook (1858 - 1939)*
  Henrietta Purdom Dillard (1861 - 1939)*
  Charles Christopher Purdom (1867 - 1920)*
  Nora Purdom McCorkle (1880 - 1962)*
  Rosa M Purdom Sharpe (1887 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship

 

Burial:
Lungren Cemetery 
Barberville
Volusia County
Florida, USA

 
Created by: Lisa
Record added: Sep 19, 2003 
Find A Grave Memorial# 7880083

U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865

Name:William J Purdum

Residence:Camp Lee, Florida, Florida

Enlistment Date:6 May 1862

Rank at enlistment:Private

Enlistment Place:Camp Lee, Florida

State Served:Florida

Survived the War?:Yes

Service Record:Enlisted in Company F, Florida 7th Infantry Regiment on 06 May 1862.

Death Date:11 Aug 1894

Sources:Soldiers of Florida in the ...Civil War...Biographical Rosters of Florida's Soldiers 1861-1865

1880 United States Federal Census

Name:  William J. Purdom

Age:  45

Birth Year:  abt 1835

Birthplace:  Georgia

Home in 1880:  Volusia, Volusia, Florida

Race:  White

Gender:  Male

Relation to Head of House:  Self (Head)

Marital Status:  Married

Spouse's Name:  Delilia Purdom

Father's Birthplace:  Georgia

Mother's Birthplace:  Georgia

Neighbors:  View others on page

Occupation:  Farmer

Cannot read/write:
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Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane:

Household Members:

Name    Age

William J. Purdom  45

Delilia Purdom  25

Christopher Purdom  13

Laura Purdom  11

Walter Purdom  6

Gordon Purdom  4

Leonadus Purdom  2

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 Member:  -- Name Restricted --    Nat'l #: 704831     Ancestor #: A201472

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The Said -- Name Restricted -- was the child of

 

Hansford David Cook born on 10 - Apr - 1844 at Barnwell Dist SC   

 

died at Bronson Levy Co FL on 27 - Aug - 1926 and his ( 1st ) wife

 

Sidney Highsmith born on 12 - Nov - 1844 at Wayne Co GA

 

died at Levy Co FL on 4 - Feb - 1900 married on 19 - Dec - 1869  

 

married at Bronson Levy Co FL

5.

The Said Sidney Highsmith was the child of

 

Isaac Highsmith born on 22 - Nov - 1810 at Tatnall Co GA   

 

died at Levy Co FL on 6 - Apr - 1877 and his ( 1st ) wife

 

Elizabeth Purdom born on 9 - Jul - 1817 at GA

 

died at Levy Co FL on 31 - Jan - 1900 married on 26 - Dec - 1833  

 

married at Wayne Co GA

6.

The Said Elizabeth Purdom was the child of

 

Thomas Purdom born on - - 1780 at Culpepper Co VA   

 

died at Wayne Co GA on - - 1845 and his ( 1st ) wife

 

Mary Ann Pearson Dennison born on c - - 1792 at _______________

 

died at Pierce Co GA on 15 - Jan - 1873 married on 15 - Sep - 1810  

 

married at Wayne Co GA

7.

The Said Thomas Purdom was the child of

 

Thomas Purdom born on c - - 1751 at Culpeper Co VA   

 

died at Shenandoah Co VA on p 8 - Aug - 1820 and his ( 1st ) wife

 

Agnes born on c - - 1761 at _______________

 

died at Shenandoah Co VA on p 8 - Aug - 1820 married on c - - 1779  

 

married at prob Culpeper Co VA

 

ASSOCIATED ANCESTOR (REVOLUTIONARY) RECORD

PURDOM, THOMAS

Ancestor #: A201472

Service: 

 

VIRGINIA    Rank: PRIVATE

Birth: 

 

CIRCA 1751    CULPEPER CO VIRGINIA

Death: 

 

POST 8-8-1820     SHENANDOAH CO VIRGINIA

Pension Number: 

 

*S38321

Service Source: 

 

*S38321

Service Description: 

 

1) CAPTAIN HARRISON, BENTLEY; COL JOHN GREEN

DAR RECORD

Thomas Purdom, Sr

Birth: 1751
Virginia, USA

Death: 1827, USA


THOMAS PURDOM Sr. 
REV WAR SOLDIER. ENTERED INFANTRY SERVICE JUNE 1780, SOLDIERS OF THE VIRGINIA LINE ON CONTINENTAL ESTABLISHMENT. DISCHARGED DECEMBER 31, 1781. DISCHARGED BECAUSE OF BAYONET WOUND THROUGH THE UPPER BODY DURING THE BATTLE OF 96. SERVED UNDER CAPT. BARBEE, AN OFFICER UNDER THE COMMAND OF COL. JOHN GREEN. HOWEVER HE WAS PAID L36 ON MAY 31, 1783. 

 

Burial:
Purdom Family Cemetery 
Brantley County
Georgia, USA

 
Created by: WILBUR DIXON
Record added: Aug 30, 2010 
Find A Grave Memorial# 57913183

Thomas Purdom, II

Birth: 1780
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA

Death: Aug. 4, 1845
Gardi
Wayne County
Georgia, USA

 
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 Spouse:
  Maryann Pearson Purdom Dennison Raulerson (1780 - 1873)
 
 Children:
  Martha Purdom Harris (____ - 1853)*
  Thomas Purdom (1823 - 1894)*
  Lucretia "Lieu Crecy" Purdom Crews (1824 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship

 

Burial:
Purdom Family Cemetery 
Brantley County
Georgia, USA

 
Created by: WILBUR DIXON
Record added: Jun 18, 2008 
Find A Grave Memorial# 27661656

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Spouses/Children: 
Mary Ann Dennison 

 

Thomas Purdom

  • Born: 1781, Culpepper County, VA 1

  • Marriage: Mary Ann Dennison on 15 Sep 1810 in Wayne County, GA 1

  • Died: 4 Aug 1845, Wayne County, GA at age 64 1

  General Notes:

PURDOM,THOMAS.
1781-I845 
WAYNE

Thomas Purdom was born 1781 in Culpepper County, Va., son of Thomas Purdom, R.S. He came to Georgia a young unmarried man, and located in Wayne County, where he married Sept. 15, 1810,to Mrs. Mary Ann Pearson (nee Dennison), born 1780 in this state. They had six children, viz:

1. Marthab. 1812, m, Ebenezer Harris, Aug. 8, 1827.
2. Mariahb. 1814, m. John Gill, Feb. 29, 1848,
3. Mary b. 1815, m. John Knox, Jan. 24, 1833.
4. Elizabethb. 1817, m. Isaac Highsmith, Dec. 26, 1833. Moved to Levy Co., Fla.
5. Lucretiab. 1822 m. Archibald Crews.
6. Thomas, Jr.b. 1824, m. Elizabeth Strickland, dau. of James.

Mr. Purdom died at his home in lower Wayne county, August 4,1845, and was buried on his old home-place near the present village of Hortense. His widow three years later married Jacob Raulerson (Vol,l), and survived him and died Jan. 15, 1873.
NOTE: The daughter, Mariah, had four children before her marriage to John Gill, in 1848. These went by the Purdom name and were:

I. William Jackson b. Nov. 14, 1833, m. Margaret Highsmith Jan. 30, 1851.
2. Archibaldb. Oct. 20, 1835, m. Eliza Lewis, Dec. 27, 1852, dau. of Jesse.
3. Matilda Janeb. July 4, 1838, m. Ramon Sylvester, Oct. 11, 1955.
4. James Hamiltonb. Aug. 21, 1844, prob. died young.

 

Thomas married Mary Ann Dennison on 15 Sep 1810 in Wayne County, GA.1 (Mary Ann Dennison was born in 1780 in Georgia 1.)

Sources

1 Folks Huxford Judge, Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, 12 Volumes (Georgia: Folks Huxford, 1960), 4: 235-236. 

1850 Census - William Purdon shown in the household of John Gill, living next door to Thomas Purdom, Mariah's father.  Mariah married John Gill in 1848

1920 United States Federal Census

Name:Della Purdom

Age:67

Birth Year:abt 1853

Birthplace:Georgia

Home in 1920:West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida

Street:O Street

House Number:700

Race:White

Gender:Female

Relation to Head of House:Head

Marital Status:Widowed
[Widow] 

Father's Birthplace:Georgia

Mother's Birthplace:Georgia

Able to Speak English:Yes

Occupation:None

Home Owned or Rented:Rent

Able to Read:Yes

Able to Write:Yes

Neighbors:View others on page

Household Members:

NameAge

Della Purdom67

Leon L Purdom41

John Purdom33