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Mickey Purifoy (#46891099)
 member for 9 years, 7 months, 19 days
Jillian Rose Beaird Masera
I was recently attempting to do some genealogy and came across this message asking Jillian to email you. I assume that's me as Lucien is my grandfather and Dennis and Lula are my great grandparents. I just wanted to touch base! Let me know if I can help you!

Added by Jillian Rose Beaird Maser... on Feb 29, 2016 10:42 AM

Linda Byers
Marcella Purifoy
I believe they are the same person. Death certificate states b. 27 Jan 1846 d. 18 May 1923 buried: Pace Cemetery, parents, Robert Atkins and Lucinda Caldwell. An 1850 Ouachita Co. Census has a "Marcilla" listed with parents R.H. & Lucinda Atkins.

Added by Linda Byers on Oct 14, 2015 10:06 AM

Linda Byers
Marcella Purifoy
Hi Mickey, I wanted to learn the maiden name of her mother Lucinda, my gggrandfather was Marcella's brother John C. Atkins, finally I was able to locate a death certificate for her, while I was unable to locate one for John.

Added by Linda Byers on Oct 12, 2015 12:35 PM

Elizabeth Verchio
Antioch Cemetery, Loveland, TX
Antioch Cemetery Lovelady, Houston, Texas, USA.
Possibly you created this listing - if so, maybe you could add a Map? If not, could you tell me where the cemetery is located? I have 'kin-folk' buried there. Thank you most kindly for any information you can provide.

Added by Elizabeth Verchio on Nov 22, 2014 2:00 PM

Janette Bledsoe
William Clarence Bledsoe
I would like to see Karen and Sharon Bledsoe in Shiloh cemetery in Miller county Arkansas linked to William Clarence Bledsoe at Shiloh. They are his twin daughters. They are also the granddaughters of Clarence Bledsoe and Lorene Bledsoe listed as well at Shiloh.

I am new at this site so I am not yet aware of all the workings. Could the grandparents on the other side of the family be linked as well?

Added by Janette Bledsoe on Nov 12, 2014 10:45 PM

Purifoy Cousin

I am the grandaughter of Etta Lee Purifoy, daughter of James Edward Berry Purifoy. That makes us 2nd cousins 1x removed. You have done such a great job on the pictures and bios. My mother lives in Genoa, Ar and I have been out to the cemeteries up there taking pictures for my whole family tree. Would love to talk sometime.


Added by KJCoe on Feb 20, 2014 10:50 AM


I've emailed you, but I'm interested if you have more information about the Pace-Smith Cemetery. A couple of Purifoys are buried there as well as an ancestor of mine, and I am wondering what relation your Purifoys had to the Paces and the Smiths. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Added by Jen-Marie on Jan 04, 2014 9:32 PM

Photo Permission
First let me thank you for your work on Find A Grave. I am requesting your permission to use any of the photos you have placed on Find A Grave of my ancestors. Of course I will give you full credit.

I would greatly appreciate it.


Added by BrendaArndt51 on Jul 04, 2013 11:13 AM

Harlan Svoboda
Christian Cemetery Duplicates
I meant no disrespect, I simply just wanted to get this duplicates situation sorted out. I have been talking with Sylvia L. Nimmo about duplicates in this site, and she said she made the duplicates because she couldn't get a hold of you to make corrections/additions to the memorials you created. I don't know the whole story or the circumstances, I'm just trying to help.

After going through the cemetery listings, I've found the following duplicates between you and Sylvia:

Elizabe(a)th Self Arthur
William H. Arthur
John Crawford Calhoun Beckom
Leo Eugene Causey
Nila Etta George Causey
[Mollie] Neoma Murphy Campbell
Diana Lynn Tumlinson Dalrymple
A.W. Daniel
James Daniel Faires
Mary Alice Murphy Houghten
J.B. Lewis
Martha E. Lewis
Mary Jane Lewis
Nellie Moore Link (Helliemoore Link)
Delpha Martin
Richard T. Moore
Frank B. Murphy
J.R. Murphy
Lucy S. Murphy
A.C. Robinson
Emma Kern Robinson
Young Son Robinson
William Hubbard Turner
Elizabeth Luther McKnight Weaver
Robert Toombs Weaver
Minnie Lee Barker Westmoreland
Robert E. Westmoreland
Annie Elizabeth Skillern Wilson

If you could, please get in contact with Sylvia and see if y'all can possibly merge your memorials; because there is info on hers that could be added to yours and vice versa. I am just a third party, so there's really nothing that I can do, but collaborating with her might solve this problem.


Added by Harlan Svoboda on Nov 22, 2011 9:02 PM

Gala Sherman
Lucy Bearden
Lucy Bearden's Maiden name is LOVE and her birth and death dates are wrong. They are... Birth Sept. 26 1915 death is Aug. 19 1937... Will you please correct them and add the extra...Thanks Gala

Added by Gala Sherman on Sep 14, 2010 1:33 PM

Gala Sherman
Curtis Wayne Bearden
Death date for Curtis Wayne Bearden in Shiloh Cemetery is wrong. I have added his headstone for him. Can you please change his death date...Thanks Gala

Added by Gala Sherman on Sep 14, 2010 1:12 PM

Nancy Williams Purifoy's husband John Purifoy
Regarding Nancy Williams Purifoy
- Memorial # 19226337
[Old Snow Hill Cemetery]

I'll be interested to know when you locate the cemetery where her husband, John Purifoy is buried. I have not been able to locate it. The cemeteries have not been transcribed yet for the county where he's supposed to be buried.

I'll give you the info. I do have - from the book "John Gulley Genealogy: A Planter in Alabama and Arkansas and His Descendants"

b. Sept. 21, 1787 in North Carolina
md. Dec. 21, 1809 to Nancy Williams
"He died Aug. 25, 1839, while visiting Shelby Springs, Ala., and is buried there. His wife died at Snow Hill, Wilcox County, Ala., May 9, 1875, and is buried at 'Old Snow Hill.' Their children were ten in number..."

I need to check out the others in the Purifoy family you have entered on this site to find the ones who relate to me. Thanks!

Nancy Blake Thompson, Amherst MA
(b. Farmerville, Union Parish LA)
Nancy Williams Purifoy would be my 3x-great-grandmother - via her daughter Mary Ellen Purifoy Gulley, & her daughter Nancy Levenia Gulley Pickel, & her son Jesse E.W. Pickel, my mother's father.

Added by Nancy on Aug 14, 2010 7:00 PM

Nancy Williams Purifoy

Added by Nancy on Aug 14, 2010 6:46 PM

Robert C. Peurifoy
Purifoy graves
Hello Mickey,
Thank you for listing all the Purifoy graves. This has been quite an undertaking.
I have worked on some of these on the Coast here in North Carolina.
So far, with the three family groups, I have about 5,000 individuals who descended from Lt Thomas Purefoy, the immigrant in 1621 to Jamestown, Virginia Colony.
I will continue to follow your work with the parrallel family tree.
Robert C. Peurifoy
p.s. The msn groups have closed and are no longer accessable.

Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Jul 22, 2009 7:12 PM


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