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James Reid Purcell

Illinois, USA
Death 13 Sep 1937 (aged 1)
Olney, Richland County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 101826713 · View Source
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The Vincennes Sun-Commercial, Thursday, Sept. 16, 1937, pg 2

SUMNER, Ill., Sept. 16 - James Reid, 18-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Reid Pursell, died of spinal meningitis Monday at the Olney sanitarium. The body was taken to the home southeast of Sumner where funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. L. Smoot, Wednesday afternoon.

He is survived by the parents, one brother and one sister.--
Info Provided by; contributor Ruby.

James Purcell 1 year old, died 13 Sep 1937 in Olney, Richland County, IL

He was born 4 Apr 1936 in IL., son of James Reid Purcell and Ida Mae Gariepy.

Burial in Sumner Cemetery in Lawrence Co. IL Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.

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  • Created by: Ann Harmon Govers
  • Added: 6 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101826713
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Reid Purcell (4 Apr 1936–13 Sep 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101826713, citing Sumner Cemetery, Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ann Harmon Govers (contributor 47390317) .