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"J" Kevin T. Purkaple (#47990367)
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Bio Photo Please message me (via e-mail, if possible, but here works too) if anything is not correct as you understand it to be.
Unless it's my info...on myself...

(I indicate each individual's placing in order of birth with their biologically full-blood brother/s and/or sister/s - if any - M/s and/or F/s from left to right, oldest to youngest. Capitalized is the M or F representing the individual being focused in on.)

GENERATIONS 1 & 2

I was born at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, on Wednesday, 25 Sep. 1996, at 1:06 a.m. My birth was attended by Dr. Sandra Jane Ahlum, M.D. (and F.A.C.O.G.) and Leisa Wear, R.N.

I am the oldest of 3 sons and 1 daughter (M.m.m.f) born to the Reverend PRIVATE Purkaple (LIVING) and PRIVATE (Jett) Purkaple (LIVING).

My Dad (m.M.f) is the son of PRIVATE Purkaple (LIVING) and Karen Sue (Thomas) Purkaple (12 Nov. 1947, Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois - 16 July 2010, Memorial Hospital, Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois).

My Mom (m.m.f.F.m) is the daughter of PRIVATE Jett (LIVING) and PRIVATE (Jackson) Jett (LIVING).

GENERATIONS 3 & 4

My Granddad, PRIVATE (M.m.m), is the son of Donald James "Don" Purkaple (30 Dec. 1927, St. Louis, Missouri - 15 Sep. 1989, Creal Springs, Williamson County, Illinois) and Helen Irma (Eaves) Amunrud (4 Mar. 1928, Anna, Union County, Illinois - 11 June 2010, 4:27 p.m. at Parkway Manor, Marion, Williamson County, Illinois), who married PRIVATE Amunrud (LIVING) some years after her husband Don's death. This second husband survived her.

My Grandma Purkaple (m.F.m), now with her Lord in Heaven, was the daughter of Carl Edwin Thomas (22 June 1914, Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky - 30 Jan. 2005, Maryville, Madison County, Illinois) and Thelma Juanita (Turnbull) Thomas (25 July 1916, Potosi, Washington County, Missouri - 1 June 1959, Richmond Heights, St. Louis County, Missouri).

My Grandpa Jett, PRIVATE (f.m.m.m.m.f.f.M.m.f), is the son of Alfred Cecil Jett (5 June 1900, Marion County, Illinois - 16 Nov. 1982, Marion County, Illinois) and Viola Marie (Scates) Jett (17 Aug. 1904, Central City, Marion County, Illinois - 9 July 1967, Patoka, Marion County, Illinois).

My Grandma Jett, PRIVATE (f.f.F.m.f.f), is the daughter of Charles Robert "Charlie/Charley" Jackson (1 Aug. 1898, Marion County, Illinois - 23 Feb. 1970, Marion County, Illinois) and Ethel (Meador) Jackson (22 Sep. 1910, Marion County, Illinois - 8 Sep. 2002, Marion County, Illinois).

GENERATION 5

My biological great-grandfather Don (m.f.f.M) was the son of Dudley Lee Purkaple (5 Mar. 1883, Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois - 3 Aug. 1952, Dongola, Union County, Illinois) and Ruth (Elmore) Purkaple (21 Sep. 1893, Illinois - 31 Oct. 1957, Union County, Illinois).

My Grandma Amunrud (m.F.m.f) was the daughter of George Franklin "Frank" Eaves (1894 - 1952)
and Mamie (Martin) Eaves (1895 - 1980).

My non-biological Grandpa Amunrud, PRIVATE, is the son of Arnol Alvin Amunrud (Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army - 17 Aug. 1905, Houston County, Minnesota - 22 June 1974, Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina) and Edith Katherine (Dettinger) Amunrud (28 Dec. 1905, Wisconsin - 13 Feb. 2001).

Carl Thomas was the son of George Boone Thomas (3 May 1889, Kentucky - 5 December 1968, Granite City, Madison County, Illinois)
and Lucy D. (Cook) Thomas (17 July 1890, Allen County, Kentucky - 17 October 1977, Maryville, Madison County, Illinois).

Charley Jackson was the son of Thomas Garland Jackson (1856 - 1946)
and Alta Ann (Allmon) Jackson.

Frank Eaves was the son of Andrew Jackson Eaves and Emma (Treece) Eaves.

Mamie Eaves was the daughter of Franklin Phil(l)ip Martin and Louisa (Barnes) Martin.

Ruth Purkaple was the daughter of John W. Elmore
and Anna Ledora (Harmes) Elmore.

Lee Purkap(i)le was the son of John Purkapile (1844 - 1928)
and Aurestine A. (McClure) Purkapile (1846 - 1914).

John was the son of James S. Purkapile (1812 - 1878)
and Jane(tte) (Nance) Purkapile (1818 - 1858).

Jane was the daughter of Eaton Nance (1794? - 1879)
and Mary "Polly" (Hash) Nance (1793? - 1860).

Thomas was the son of James M. Jackson (1823 - 1873)
and Elizabeth (Johnson) Jackson (d. 1859).

James was the son of Robert Jackson (1794 - 1864) and Ann (Blackledge) Jackson (1795? - 8 March 1863, Westboro, Clinton County, Ohio).

Robert was the son of Samuel Jackson (1757 - 1829).

Samuel was the brother of Andrew Jackson (1737 - 1767).

Andrew was the father of President Andrew Jackson (1767 - 1845).

Old Andru Berke(n)beil was the son of Johan(nes) Arnold Birkenbeul (or other surname variations, ca. 1680, Germany - ca. 1745).

Johan(nes) A. Birkenbeul was the son of Johan(nes) (or Hans Wilhelm, name varies per source) Birkenbeul (or other surname variations, ca. 1647, Birkenbeul, Hamm, Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany - 17 May 1732)
and Elsa (Meister) Birkenbeul (or other surname variations, ca. 1655 - ????),
who were married (supposedly) 15 Sep. 1677.
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Carla McClasky
RE: Aikmus
Your welcome it happens to the best of us.
Added by Carla McClasky on Dec 15, 2014 8:07 AM
Carla McClasky
Aikmus
Please remove your photo for memorial 115182810. I have posted a picture with the death date on it. Yours did not have it.

Thanks
Added by Carla McClasky on Dec 14, 2014 6:17 PM
Gedackt
Derric Vong
Hi!

I'd like to know what was the cause of death of Derric Vong? He seemed to be lovely guy. I have never met him but that's pity he passed away.
Added by Gedackt on Nov 13, 2014 11:01 AM
Tammy Qualls
RE: Union County Cemetery Records
I will look into it and let you know if I find anything
tammy
Added by Tammy Qualls on Oct 01, 2014 2:08 PM
Tammy F
Joseph and Mary Shipley
Kevin,

I thought you might like to know that between the graves of Joseph and Mary Shipley, I found the grave of James Robert Shipley, b: 8 Apr 1902, d: 24 Sep 1905. I have a photo of his grave marker, as well as photos of the three grave markers together and the surrounding area.

Please let me know if you want any or all of these pictures. I'll be glad to send them to you.

Tammy
Added by Tammy F on Sep 23, 2014 2:39 PM
Corri Ackerman
Helen Amunrud
Kevin-
Sorry. The photos are deleted now. I kept pulling up a duplicate record (110331617) instead of yours, so I thought it was done already.

You should contact them & ask them to delete the record.

Corri
Added by Corri Ackerman on Sep 14, 2014 11:47 PM
Corri Ackerman
RE: Helen Irma Eaves Amunrud
Kevin-
I was going through some old Find-A-Grave messages and saw yours. I double-checked Helen Amunrud's memorial and saw that I had deleted the photos sometime in the past as you had requested. I wanted to contact you to make sure you were aware of this. You originally had stated that you wanted me to delete them so you could add some more photos to her memorial.

Corri Ackerman
Added by Corri Ackerman on Sep 14, 2014 12:28 PM
Mark McCrady
RE: E. Gibbs & wife - Greenwood Cem.
You are welcome, Kevin, I was glad to do it.
Added by Mark McCrady on Sep 03, 2014 5:25 PM
Tonia
RE: Hamiltons @ Park Hill Cem.
Happy to do it, still looking for those elusive remaining Hamiltons!
Added by Tonia on Aug 20, 2014 11:19 AM
Tonia
RE: Photo Request - Park Lawn Cem.
I'd be happy to if I can find her grave. I don't live in Barry, but am here visiting for a few weeks. I've been taking photos of the graves on the request list as I see them in the cemetery (just six so far). Your "Mollie" was right at the entrance, easy to find! Will continue to look for your aunt.
Added by Tonia on Aug 15, 2014 5:21 PM
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