Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for John G PURVIS

Residences & events:

12/30/1850 Moultrie Co, IL, where his name was recorded on a deed.

1/13/1851 He was again involved in a land transfer by warranty deed.

1857 Chariton Co, MO. John and his two brothers, James and Thomas, moved west.

8/4/1862 To aid in the Civil War efforts, he enlisted in Co A 2nd MO Cav.

8/1864 Bentonville, Ark. While on a scouting mission he was wounded in an encounter with the Confederate cavalry by buckshot fired "at pretty close quarters," as he said later in a pension application.

8/3/1865 He received a discharge and returned home to farm.

1880 - 1885 Caddo, Stephens Co, Tx. He shifted his residence several times between Caddo and MO.

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