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Daniel "David" Purnell
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Birth: 1840
Somerset, England
Death: Nov., 1911
McKean County
Pennsylvania, USA

Daniel was the son of:
Father:
Samuel Purnell b 1791 Clutton, Somerset, England
40th Foot Regiment. Metals: Peninsular Metal, Waterloo Metal with Laurel Leaves.

Mother:
Sophia Wargony b 1797 Donfrier, France.

Husband of Mary Carnish Purnell
Children:
Daniel Purnell Jr 1861-
Enoch Purnell 1866-
George Purnell 1869-
Maryann (Anne)Purnell 1870-
Joseph Edwin 1873-
Racheal 1874-1946
From the McKean County Democrat Nov 1911:

DEATH OF DAVID PURNELL.
Aged Man Passed" Away Last Friday
on Bank Street."
Daniel David Purnell died at the-home of
his daughter, "Mrs. E. R,-Amster, on
Bank Street, last Friday morning,-after
an Illness of several weeks.
Mr. Purnell had been a resident of
Smethport for several years and during
his residence here 'made hosts of
warm personal friends who will
iburn his demise. Mr. Purnell was
man of unusually fine qualities.'. He
was a devout member of the. Methodist-
-church and-was an Odd Fellow,
being a Christian gentleman whose acquaintance
was a privilege.

Daniel and his younger brother Issac lived next door to each other on the 1870 Mahanoy, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania Census.


Special Thank you to Mr. Eric Zizelmann
For making a special trip out to the cemetery
in order to get this picture for me.
Also, from Mr Zizelmann:
Daniel and his wife Mary are both buried on the lot (Section 3, Lot #188), and the grave was also demarkated by a GAR veteran marker. Daniel didn't come to the United States until about 1867 which was after the Civil War. This marker is an error. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Mary Carnish Purnell (1839 - 1872)*
  Mary Stratton Purnell (1842 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel David Purnell (1860 - 1935)*
  Enoch Purnell (1867 - 1954)*
  Rachel P Amster (1874 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Frackville
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 3-188
 
Created by: D&D
Record added: Nov 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101149316
Daniel David Purnell
Added by: D&D
 
 
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- Libby Talley
 Added: Mar. 7, 2013

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 Added: Nov. 23, 2012

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