Purvis

Biographical Sketch of John Purvis

John Purvis and his wife, Margaret Strother, of Virginia, had Frank, George, Strother, John, William, Thomas, Elizabeth, Frances, Harriet, and Mary. Strother married Elizabeth Sterne, and settled in Montgomery County in 1839. They had nine children.

Whit C. Purvis

Sergt., Inf., Co. H, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Martin County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Annie M. Purvis. Entered service May 29, 1917, at Williamston, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Aug. 1, 1917; Sergt. June, 1918. Fought at …

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