Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Franklin PURVIS

Residences & events:

5/24/1910 Holbrook Town, Furnas Co, NE. Frank was a depot agent for the B&M railroad at census time. He was 30 years old, married 7 years to Mabel B, 31, who had birthed 1 child, Marguerite, 5. Two other railroad workers roomed there, Roy Berkett, Western Union telegraph operator, and Thomas H Reid, locomotion engineer.

1917 When Frank registered for the draft, he verified his address, same as above, and his birth date. He said he was 39 years old and a station agent and day operator for C.B.& O. Mabel B Purvis was his nearest relative.

1/12/1920 13th St, City of Franklin, Franklin Co, NE. Frank, 40, owned his home free of mortgage and worked as a depot station agent (railroad). Wife Mabel was 41 and daughter Marguerite was 14.

Franklin was a twin to Florence.

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