Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for George PURVIS

Residences & events:

Spotsylvania Co, VA, where he was a tobacco planter.

7/22/1814 - 8/17/1814 He was a Pvt in Capt Thornton's Co of VA Militia during the British invasion of the Chesapeake during the War of 1812.

1830 Stafford Co, VA, where he also raised tobacco.

The birth year is calculated from the death date.

His gravestone says: "Sacred to the memory of Goerge Purvis Who departed this life February the 9th in the 50th year of his age."

George, his wife, Elizabeth, and daughter, Elizabeth, are all buried in a corner of a graveyard overgrown with briars and surrounded by a forest located about 12 miles south of Fredericksburg and about 1/4 mile east of the RF&P railroad. Most of the others buried there are Bullocks. The old house spot nearby was known as Parmount.

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