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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Lela Gertrude Darden

Female 1869 - 1915  (45 years)


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  • Name Lela Gertrude Darden 
    Born 01 Oct 1869  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1910  Justice Precinct 5, Cooke, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Mar 1915  Gainesville, Cooke, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8084  Dickinson
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2011 

    Father John Spencer Madison Darden,   b. 08 Jul 1838, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1903, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Georgia Ann Wood,   b. 24 Jul 1842, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1915, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Dec 1858  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert D Purgason,   b. Mar 1862, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1942, Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Henry Grady Purgason,   b. 11 Jan 1887, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1969  (Age 82 years)
     2. John Howard Purgason,   b. 27 Mar 1888, Franklin, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1977, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Luta Wilkerson Purgason,   b. 01 Sep 1890, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1969, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Georgia Frances Purgason,   b. 07 Apr 1892, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1963, Gainesville, Cooke, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Ralph Fielder Purgason,   b. 17 Apr 1894, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1970, Gainesville, Cooke, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Robert Raymon Purgason,   b. 18 Nov 1896, Hogansville, Troup, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1985, Dumas, Moore, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Palmer Wade Purgason,   b. 29 Jul 1898, Hogansville, Troup, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1978, Gainesville, Cooke, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F2174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Corinth, Heard, Georgia; Roll: T623_204; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 71.

    2. [S065099] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006 Original data: Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.), Certificate: 4907.

    3. [S336283] History of Heard County Georgia 1830-1990, The Heard County Historical Society, (Dallas, Texas: The Curtis Media Corporation, 1991).