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William Howard "Billy" Purdom
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1844
West Memphis
Crittenden County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1916
Van Alstyne
Grayson County
Texas, USA

William was the son John Wylie Purdum and Eleanor Clifford Gilliland Purdom. He married Sarah Clementine "Sallie" Gossage on December 31 1868 in Franklin County, Tennessee. She died in December 1890 in Grayson County and is also buried in Cannon Cemetery. William married Sarah's sister, Nancy Ellen Gossage, in 1890 in Grayson County. Nancy is also buried in Cannon Cemetery.

William was the father of 19 children. (9 with Sarah and 10 with Nancy).

William shares headstone with children Jesse Ira and Louallen Houston Purdom.

Not listed below - Jesse Ira Purdom 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eleanor Clifford Gilliland Purdom (1808 - 1886)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Clementine Gossage Purdom (1848 - 1890)
  Nancy Ellen Gossage Purdom (1865 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Annie Elizabeth Purdom Kennedy (1869 - 1958)*
  John Wesley Purdom (1872 - 1927)*
  Susie Florence Purdom Swann (1875 - 1948)*
  Mary Myrtle Purdom Presley (1877 - 1972)*
  Beulah Lee Purdom Presley (1879 - 1959)*
  Sam Douglas Purdom (1880 - 1969)*
  Nancy Victoria Purdom Long (1882 - 1958)*
  Oscar Marks Purdom (1883 - 1941)*
  Louallen Houston Purdom (1892 - 1916)*
  Cecil Jackson Purdom (1899 - 1976)*
  Addie Mae Purdom Harrison (1901 - 1984)*
  Leslie W. Purdom (1905 - 1959)*
  Edna Kathryn Purdom Davis (1909 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Purdom Riley (1829 - 1902)*
  John Wiley Purdom (1837 - 1865)*
  William Howard Purdom (1844 - 1916)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cannon Cemetery
Cannon
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Debbie Gibbons
Originally Created by: Kyroots
Record added: Aug 19, 2008
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William Howard Billy Purdom
Added by: Debbie Gibbons
 
William Howard Billy Purdom
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William Howard Billy Purdom
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- Marilyn Gibbons
 Added: Nov. 16, 2008

- Debbie Gibbons
 Added: Nov. 16, 2008

- Kyroots
 Added: Aug. 19, 2008
 
 
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