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 David C Pursley

David C Pursley

Birth
Union County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Mar 1926 (aged 78)
Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 161009098 · View Source
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David C Pursely was born May 7, 1847 at Union County, PA to Wm Pursley and Eliza Sweitzer.

David served in the Civil War, a Private in Co. D., 51st Regt., PA Volunteers.

David died on March 9, 1926 at Lock Haven, PA. He was 78 years old, married to Ellen, and retired. David was buried in the Highland Cemetery on March 12th.

The Clinton County Times, Fri., March 12, 1926.
Death Record. David C. Pursley.
David C. Pursley, one of the best known citizens of this city, died Tuesday evening at 9:15 o’clock at the Lock Haven hospital after an illness of eight weeks. Death was due to pneumonia, which developed after a severe cold.
Deceased, who was born at Union county, came to this city 45 years ago. Up until 20 years ago he was engaged in the lumber business. Since that time he had lived retired. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted at the age of 16 years in Co. D., 51st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. During his service he participated in the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna River, Coal Harbor, Weldon Run, Hatcher’s Run Petersburg, and Richmond,.
He was aged 78 years and is survived by his wife, one son, ray, one daughter, Ruth E., both of this city, and one brother, Reed, of Union county.
Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Pursley residence, West Church street, by Rev. E. D. Parkhill. Interment was made in Highland cemetery.

Highland Cemetery
PURSLEY ELLEN J. 8-14-1856 12-16-1947
PURSLEY DAVID C. 8-7-1847 3-9-1926 Vet. Civil War
PURSLEY HIRAM E. 4-14-1879 1-15-1903
PURSLEY J. ARDELL 11-3-1877 5-21-1882
PURSLEY RAY 5-1-1883 3-28-1965


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  • Created by: I Love Genealogy
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161009098
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David C Pursley (7 May 1847–9 Mar 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161009098, citing Highland Cemetery, Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by I Love Genealogy (contributor 47705989) .