Items associated with name 'Purnell Family'

Family Bible Collection

by Unknown (1700 – 1900s)

23 boxes (25 linear feet)

Bibles donated to the Nabb Center, whether singly or as part of a larger collection, have been integrated into this collection. A variety of print editions spanning from 18th Century to 20th century are represented, as well as various religious denominations and types of Bibles. Most of the Bibles contain hand-written notations of family history – including births, deaths, marriages and baptisms-- for several surnames beyond the title. Some may contain additional clippings or other items and some Bibles do not contain any family information. Family Bibles held by the Nabb Center and not included in this collection are also referred to in the inventory. A partial transcription of the family history pages is available upon request (full transcription will be made available online soon).

Identifier: 2006.200
Repository: Local History Archives
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Louis Purnell Descendants Day records

by Purnell, Louis (1995 – 2000)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

Descendants Day presentation material compiled by Mark Purnell on his ancestor Louis (Lewis) Purnell (1840-1865), and includes his supporting research for his ancestors manumission, muster roll in the 9th Infantry of the United States Colored Troop, and record of death at the age of 25.

Identifier: 2014.097
Repository: Local History Archives
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Purnell and Winder families photographs

by Winder, Richard Bayly III (1904 – 1950)

1 carton (1 linear feet)

The photographs of the Purnell and Winder families document the lives of Oscar Moore Purnell, and his descendants, originally of Worcester County, Maryland. The materials were compiled by Richard Bayly Winder, III, the grandson of Oscar Purnell, and depict individuals from four generations of the family during the early 1900s to 1950. Many photographs feature the Oscar M. Purnell house in Snow Hill, Maryland, and the surrounding rural areas of Worcester County. There are also photographs of the Ocean City, Maryland beach and boardwalk during the first half of the 20th century, and a few personal records, and ephemera relating to various members of the Winder family.

Associated Subjects: Photography • Purnell Family • Winder Family
Identifier: 2018.011
Repository: Local History Archives
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Purnell Family Collection

by Purnell, Willard (1520 – 1944)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

The Purnell Family Collection contains genealogical information on the Purnell family. Included in the collection is a Purnell family migration map, a Purnell pedigree chart, and information on the Purnell family coat of arms.

Associated Subjects: Purnell Family • Genealogy
Identifier: 2006.252
Repository: Local History Archives
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Purnell Family Tree

by Purnell, Emma (1888)

1 oversize folder (2.5 linear feet)

Hand-drawn Purnell family tree composed by Emma Purnell, 1888 and includes a family crest with the word "Virtue" written beneath. Written in the lower right corner of the tree, "A tree of the Purnell family made by Emma J. Purnell, eight in descent from the first Thomas in 1888. "=" This character is used for the word married, "+" is to indicate left no descendant. According to tradition in the Robins family, the wife of the first Thomas Purnell was Esther Looman but my grandfather thought differently and suggested it was Elizabeth who was born in 1670(?) also that the first Purnell came over here in 1635 when he was not quite grown. *Mayor William Purnell, son of Elisha was Mayor of ______ in Worcester, Md. during the Revolutionary War.

Associated Subjects: Genealogy • Purnell Family
Identifier: 2014.023
Repository: Local History Archives
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Purnell, Rackliffe, Jarvis Family History

by Register, Mary Elizabeth (2013 – 2014)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

Transcription of the Purnell, Rackliffe, Jarvis family history, written by Mary Elizabeth Register, who documented her mother's and father's ancestry. Also included is a hand-drawn family chart documenting the Purnell family lineage.

Associated Subjects: Genealogy • Jarvis Family • Purnell Family • Rackliffe Family
Identifier: 2014.946
Repository: Local History Archives
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Sharon Jones Revell collection

by Revell, Sharon Jones (1985 – 1989)

3 boxes (1.25 linear feet)

This collection contains various materials pertaining to research conducted and donated by Sharon Jones Revell. The research conducted includes materials on genealogy, will and land records for Worcester and Somerset Counties during the mid-1980s. Also included are materials on the Purnell family, and various historic corn and grain mills throughout the Delmarva and Western Maryland region. Multiple rough edits of her will abstract transcription collection are also included.

Associated Subjects: Purnell Family • Land Records
Identifier: 1984.010
Repository: Local History Archives
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William Purnell, Jr. papers

by Purnell, W. D. Bill (1935 – 2015)

2 folders (0.02 linear feet)

Oral interview with William Purnell, Jr., accompanied by a photographic print album documenting the shanty boats, and gun club sites along Assateague Island, Chincoteague Island and Chincoteague Bay. Also included are two maps noting the locations of the clubs and boats, 1935-1945, 2015.

Associated Subjects: Photography • Purnell Family • Maritime
Identifier: 2015.188
Repository: Local History Archives
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Williarm U. Purnell Collection

by Purnell, William U. (1800s)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

The Williard U. Purnell Collection features genealogical history on the Purnell family in the 1800s. There are also letters between Williarm U. Purnell and his wife dated 1831.

Associated Subjects: Purnell Family • Genealogy
Identifier: 2005.024
Repository: Local History Archives
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