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Dr Nathan Maxson "Nat" Purviance
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1884
Oswego
Labette County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1968
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Born in Oswego, Kansas his family moved west when he was just an infant. At about 16 or 17 he worked for the first Spokane firm to grind optical lenses. Shortly thereafter he obtained his optometrist license. In 1906, he married Ann and moved to Clarkston, Washington in 1910. He set up his first optometry business in Lewiston, Idaho two years later. He continued in his chosen profession until he was over 80 years old.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathan Maxson Purviance (1839 - 1899)
  Emma Belle McPherson Purviance (1851 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia Ann Edwards Purviance (1883 - 1982)*
 
 Children:
  Virgil M. Purviance (1906 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur William Purviance (1871 - 1872)*
  Lula Mae Purviance (1873 - 1941)*
  Walter Charles Purviance (1875 - 1952)*
  Aimata Cora Purviance Hover (1877 - 1961)*
  Alice Pauline Purviance Spaul (1879 - 1973)*
  Nathan Maxson Purviance (1884 - 1968)
  Lincoln Purviance (1890 - 1893)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lewis-Clark Memorial Gardens
Lewiston
Nez Perce County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Faith, 204
 
Created by: Daryl Harvey Johnson
Record added: Mar 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107411422
Dr Nathan Maxson Nat Purviance
Added by: Daryl Harvey Johnson
 
Dr Nathan Maxson Nat Purviance
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Dr Nathan Maxson Nat Purviance
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 Added: Aug. 14, 2014
 
 
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