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Purl Cornelius Hemphill
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1901
Barry County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 1937

"Purl Hemphill, 32 year old farmer was killed while working on the new highway from Jenkins to Silver City. Hemphill, with other WPA laborers, had just finished loading a truck with heavy rocks. As the truck started away with the heavy load, Hemphill, with some of the other men on the job, overtook the truck and jumped on to ride. As he jumped on the running board, his foot slipped and he fell under the truck, the wheels passing lengthways over his body. The driver noticing he had run over something stopped and found him dead."
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Calvin Hemphill (1866 - 1926)
  Dora Ann Burkhart Hemphill (1865 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Allie Mae Henson Holloway (1906 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Ora Hemphill Stockton (1888 - 1958)*
  Sim William Hemphill (1889 - 1957)*
  Alfred Lorenzo Hemphill (1891 - 1968)*
  Lora E Hemphill Hoenshell (1897 - 1973)*
  Purl Cornelius Hemphill (1901 - 1937)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sparks Cemetery
Star City
Barry County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Glenda Rowland
Record added: Apr 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68250259
Purl Cornelius Hemphill
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