Thomas Purdom
(1781-1845)

 

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Mary Ann Dennison

Thomas Purdom

  • Born: 1781, Culpepper County, VA 361
  • Marriage: Mary Ann Dennison on 15 Sep 1810 in Wayne County, GA 361
  • Died: 4 Aug 1845, Wayne County, GA at age 64 361
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PURDOM,THOMAS.
1781-I845
WAYNE


Thomas Purdom was born 1781 in Culpepper County, Va., son of Thomas Purdom, R.S. He came to Georgia a young unmarried man, and located in Wayne County, where he married Sept. 15, 1810,to Mrs. Mary Ann Pearson (nee Dennison), born 1780 in this state. They had six children, viz:

1. Marthab. 1812, m, Ebenezer Harris, Aug. 8, 1827.
2. Mariahb. 1814, m. John Gill, Feb. 29, 1848,
3. Mary b. 1815, m. John Knox, Jan. 24, 1833.
4. Elizabethb. 1817, m. Isaac Highsmith, Dec. 26, 1833. Moved to Levy Co., Fla.
5. Lucretiab. 1822 m. Archibald Crews.
6. Thomas, Jr.b. 1824, m. Elizabeth Strickland, dau. of James.

Mr. Purdom died at his home in lower Wayne county, August 4,1845, and was buried on his old home-place near the present village of Hortense. His widow three years later married Jacob Raulerson (Vol,l), and survived him and died Jan. 15, 1873.
NOTE: The daughter, Mariah, had four children before her marriage to John Gill, in 1848. These went by the Purdom name and were:

I. William Jackson b. Nov. 14, 1833, m. Margaret Highsmith Jan. 30, 1851.
2. Archibaldb. Oct. 20, 1835, m. Eliza Lewis, Dec. 27, 1852, dau. of Jesse.
3. Matilda Janeb. July 4, 1838, m. Ramon Sylvester, Oct. 11, 1955.
4. James Hamiltonb. Aug. 21, 1844, prob. died young.


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Thomas married Mary Ann Dennison on 15 Sep 1810 in Wayne County, GA.361 (Mary Ann Dennison was born in 1780 in Georgia 361.)




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