Thomas Purdom
(1781-1845)
Mary Ann Dennison
(1780-)
Thomas Purdom Jr.
(1823-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nancy Brewton
2. Elizabeth Strickland

Thomas Purdom Jr.

  • Born: 7 Jan 1823, Wayne County, GA 119
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Brewton
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth Strickland on 6 Feb 1845 in Wayne County, GA 119
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PURDOM, THOMAS, JR.
1823-1894
WAYNE

Thomas Purdom (Jr.) was born in Wayne county, Jan. 7, 1823, only son of Thomas and Mary Ann Purdom. He was married in Wayne, Feb. 6, 1845, to Elizabeth, daughter of James Strickland (Vol. I). She was born April 5, 1828, in Wayne County and died April 12, 1879. Eleven children were born to this marriage, viz:

I. Allen B.b. Dec. 18, 1845, m. Marcella Middleton, Nov. 7,1866.
2. John Thomasb. Feb. 27, 1849, died of measles Feb. 16, 1862.
3. Martha Janeb. Apr. 19, 1851, m. John Baxter, Mar. 7, 1872.
4. John Masonb. Jan. 28, 1853, m. Christian Brantley, Nov. 27, 1882, dau. of B. D.
5. Charles Tolbert b. Nov. 11. 1854, m. Mollie Smith, Dec. 16, 1891, dau. of Ansel.
6. Mary Elizabeth b. Oct. 23, 1856, m. Wm. M. Causey, May 11, 1876.
7. Colquitt Cabel b. Mar. 11, 1859, died Dec. 1, 1864.
8. Jefferson Owen b. Apr. 14, 1861, m. Isabelle Poppell, Jan. 1891.
9. Franklin Monroe b. May 30, 1864, killed by train, Feb. 12, 1914; never m.
10. Mayfield Lawton b. Sept. 12, 1866, m. Pearl Mattox, Dec. 1889, dau. of C. F.
11. Issac Waltonb. Aug. 23, 1868, m. Acton Taylor of Sparta, Ga.

After the death of the first wife, Mr. Purdom married Mrs. Nancy Brewton Blitch, widow of Rev. James E. Blitch and daughter of Nathan Brewton (Jr.). They had one son, viz: Rutherford Hays Purdom, born April 4, 1883, married and lived in Florida.

Mr. Purdom served in the Georgia militia the last year of the Civil War, and saw service around Atlanta. He was a member of the Baptist Church as were his wives. They were buried in the family cemetery on the old Purdom home-place near Hortense, Wayne County.


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Thomas married Nancy Brewton.


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Thomas next married Elizabeth Strickland on 6 Feb 1845 in Wayne County, GA.119 (Elizabeth Strickland was born on 5 Apr 1828 in Wayne County, GA 119 and died on 12 Apr 1879 in Wayne County, GA 119.)




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