Robert Lee Purvis

Male 1811 - 1882  (71 years)


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  • Name Robert Lee Purvis 
    Born 1811 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1882 
    Notes 
    • 1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 224-B
      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 188
      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 580-B
      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 347-B

      1882, Feb 19 -- Will Book D Page 184-185, Moore County, NC
      Will of Robert L. Purvis, Dec'd. Heirs: youngest son H.C Purvis. Witnesses: Andrew W. Hussey and J.W. Powers. Proven Apr 3, 1882.
    Person ID I06697  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 

    DNA Tests  7 DNA tests are associated with Robert Lee Purvis 

    Father Andrew Purvis,   d. 27 Jul 1820, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Susannah Lane,   b. 1779,   d. 1855  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F12705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Shields,   b. 1816,   d. 1848  (Age 32 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Andrew J. Purvis,   b. 27 Mar 1833,   d. 30 Oct 1870  (Age 37 years)
    +2. Cornelius Purvis,   b. 30 May 1834,   d. 1888  (Age 53 years)
    +3. Missouri Ann Purvis,   b. 15 May 1836,   d. Bef 1870  (Age < 33 years)
    +4. Franklin Haywood Purvis,   b. 18 Oct 1837
    +5. Joseph Lane Purvis,   b. 15 Mar 1842,   d. 6 Jan 1914  (Age 71 years)
    +6. George H. Purvis,   b. 20 Apr 1844,   d. 13 Feb 1876  (Age 31 years)
    Family ID F2223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Ritter,   b. 11 Nov 1827,   d. 26 Jul 1899  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John Madison Purvis,   b. 7 Jan 1849,   d. 10 Apr 1925  (Age 76 years)
     2. James Wiley Moore Purvis,   b. 15 Feb 1851,   d. 20 Mar 1919  (Age 68 years)
    +3. Mary Elizabeth Purvis,   b. 24 Feb 1853,   d. 20 Apr 1927  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Sarah Louisa Purvis,   b. 26 Sep 1863,   d. 7 May 1946  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Susannah Catherine "Cass" Purvis,   b. 1 Aug 1866,   d. 2 Dec 1958  (Age 92 years)
    +6. Henry Clay Purvis,   b. 3 Aug 1870,   d. 16 Jul 1955  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F2224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1854 County Court Execution Docket, Moore County, NC Page 57
    1854 County Court Execution Docket, Moore County, NC Page 57
    Quimby Wallace v. John Cockman
    Contains signatures or marks for: George W. Horner, Robert L. Purvis, Henry Brown, John Garner, James Melton, Isham Wallace, Quimby Wallace

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843, Jan 20 -- Petition, Nov 1842-Jan 1843 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for relief from debts due to economic hardship. They requested the General Assembly pass a law preventing creditors from buying defaulted property unless the debtors was allowed 2/3 the value of the land: J.J. Alston, Carroll Brady, Bradley Brady, Jesse Hedgepeth, W.D. Tyson, John Warner, Pitate Ivey, N.S. Marley, Neill Peterson, John Oats, Duncan McIver, William Underwood, E.Q. Sowell, Thos. Fry, John D. McDonald, John Patterson, D.M.R. McIntosh (Cpt.), John McIver (Cpt.), Eli R. Sowe;l, Jesse Stafford, Aaron A.F. Sowell, Lewis Lawhon, George Hunsucker, Hugh McKenzie, Jacob Stutts, Daniel Muse, Alexd. Camerson, Wm. Wadsworth, Peter Black, George D. Ritter, J.H. Muse, Mathew Williams, Jesse Sanders, Jno. McDonald, W.K. Benjamin, J. Thomas, D.M. McIntosh, Joab Cheek, Corn, Shields, Fannin Moore, Bryan Boroughs, George Stutts, Henry Stutts, William Sears, Robt. L. Purvis, Stephen Beryman, Benj. Shields, Neill McNeill, Danl. McRae, Hugh Mathis, A. Munroe, A. Stutts, Neill Mathis, Brinkly Phillips, Thomas Muse, Thomas J. Pervis, Daniel McNeill, John Tyson, Balaam Stewart, Henry Stutts Jr., Levi Wright, John Ritter, John Dunlap, J.J. Phillips, Dempsey Sowell, Joseph Upton, John Oliver, Neill McQueen, Angus McCaskill, William B. Williamson, A. Harper, Jesse B. Caddell, Angus McCaskill, James B. Muse, M. McLeod, Green B. Fields, Martin Hunsucker, Newton R. Bryan, Peter Cornelison, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Brady, Elijah Y. Rice [?], Norman D. McDuffie, Wm. Brewer, Martin Shefield, Patrick Shields, William Dannelly, Eli Phillips and L.W. Lawhon. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by the NC House]