Oliver Wesley Purcell

Martin County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Mar 1865 (aged 37–38)
Illinois, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 105478397 · View Source
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Oliver Wesley Purcell was a son of James Purcell and Catherine Reedy, they were married 5 Sep 1811 in Vincennes, Knox Co IN Marriages, 1802-1892.

Oliver Wesley Purcell married Lydia A Clark on June 1 1853 in Crawford Co. IL Stwde Marriage Index.

American Civil War Soldiers

Oliver Purcell of Martin twp., Crawford Co. IL.
Enlisted 28 Feb 1865, as a Private in Co D 18th Inf Reg IL

U.S., Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865

O. W. Purcell, died 29 Mar 1865 of Pneumonia in P.H., Camp Butler, IL. Rank: Private Co D 18 IL Reg Inf
Civil War Pension= Lydia Purcell widow received $8.00

Oliver and Lydia Purcell known children;
Frances Emma Purcell Griswold;1855-1943
Marion W. Purcell:1857-1938
Daniel C. Purcell;1859-1925
George William O. Purcell;1862-1929

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