Robert Purvis

Male - 1818


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  • Name Robert Purvis 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1818 
    Notes 
    • 1818, Feb 5 -- Will Book A Page 287-289, Chatham County, NC
      Will of Robert Purvis Dec'd. Heirs: daughter Elizabeth Wilson, son Andrew Purvis, son John Purvis, daughter Rebeckah Jordan, son George Purvis, daughter Mary Purvis, daughter Mahaly Purvis, daughter Ary Purvis, wife Catherine Purvis and daughter Jane Purvis. Slave Tab and family are not to be sold outside of the family and Tab is to be free in the year 1843. Executors: son William Purvis and Joshua Hadley. Witnesses: Joseph Hobson and Thomas Matthews. Proven May 1818.

      1831, Aug-May 13, 1834 - Estate, Chatham County, NC
      Petition of Madison Purvis, Thomas Wilson and wife Elizabeth "Betsy", Wm. Jordan and wife Rebecca, Robert Purvis, John Purvis, Joseph Purvis by their guardian Tidence Lane and Carey Purvis by her guardian James Caveness, Wm. Aldred and wife Mahaly, Cornelius Johnson and wife Susan/Airy, Frederick Brewer and wife Jane/Jinney v. Wm. Purvis, Exr. of Robert Purvis, Dec'd., John Purvis and Polly Purvis. Robert Purvis died in 1818 leaving widow Catharine Purvis who died in Jul 1827. Wm. Purvis, Executor and son of Robert Purvis sold negroes Tabb, Hannah, Earny, Miles, Viney, Louisa, George and Joe. Madison Purvis and minors Robert, John, Joseph and Carey are children of Andrew Purvis, Dec'd. who was son of Robert Purvis. John Purvis and Polly Purvis reside out of state and have received their share of the estate already.
    Person ID I41233  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2020 

    DNA Tests  8 DNA tests are associated with Robert Purvis 

    Family Catherine   d. Jul 1827  [1
    Notes 
    • 1831, Aug-May 13, 1834 -- Estate, Chatham County, NC
      Petition of Madison Purvis, Thomas Wilson and wife Elizabeth "Betsy", Wm. Jordan and wife Rebecca, Robert Purvis, John Purvis, Joseph Purvis by their guardian Tidence Lane and Carey Purvis by her guardian James Caveness, Wm. Aldred and wife Mahaly, Cornelius Johnson and wife Susan/Airy, Frederick Brewer and wife Jane/Jinney v. Wm. Purvis, Exr. of Robert Purvis, Dec'd., John Purvis and Polly Purvis. Robert Purvis died in 1818 leaving widow Catharine Purvis who died in Jul 1827. Wm. Purvis, Executor and son of Robert Purvis sold negroes Tabb, Hannah, Earny, Miles, Viney, Louisa, George and Joe. Madison Purvis and minors Robert, John, Joseph and Carey are children of Andrew Purvis, Dec'd. who was son of Robert Purvis. John Purvis and Polly Purvis reside out of state and have received their share of the estate already.
    Children 
    +  1. Male Andrew Purvis   d. 27 Jul 1820, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Susannah Lane  (Age 76 years)
       2. Female Mahala Purvis
       3. Female Susan "Airy" Purvis
       4. Male William Purvis
       5. Male John Purvis
       6. Female Polly Purvis
       7. Female Jane "Jinney" Purvis
       8. Male George Purvis   d. 1821
    Milly Jordan  m. 4 Feb 1816
    +  9. Female Elizabeth "Betsy" Purvis,   b. 1778
     10. Female Rebecca Purvis,   b. 1790   d. 31 Dec 1860 (Age 70 years)
    William Jordan  (Age 65 years)  m. 19 Aug 1813
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F13324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S225] Elizabeth Purvis Hussey and Carol Reynolds Purvis, Descendants of Robert L. Purvis, (2020).