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Deborah Purdin (Patterson)

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Death: August 9, 1888 (86)
Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon, United States
Place of Burial: Washington, Oregon, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Patterson and Elizabeth Polly Patterson
Wife of Ira Ellis Purdin
Mother of Charles Wesley Purdin

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About Deborah Purdin


August 17, 1888, Oregonian; p 3 "Death of a Pioneer Woman"

    Mrs. Deborah Purdin, wife of Ira E. Purdin, Sr., died at her home near Forest Grove, Oregon, on Thursday, August 9.  Mrs. Purdin was born in Kentucky in the year 1802.  She moved from there to Missouri and after living in that state a number of years, came with her husband and family to oregon, in the spring of 1854, and resided in Washington county until her death.  Her husband still survives her, having reached the ripe old age of 87 years.
    She has four children living, all of whom reside in Washington county, and were present at the time of her death, namely:  Mrs. Mary Ann Watson, Mrs. E. J. Barrett,  W. W. Purdin and Ira E. Purdin, Jr.

Indiana Marriage Record:

Obituary, Morning Oregonian, August 17, 1888:,3712,1029,3737;1044,3712,1134,3737;643,5154,732,5179;747,5154,836,5179;761,5204,852,5229;867,5204,958,5229;2419,1779,2509,1804;2524,1779,2614,1804;2425,3983,2530,4008;2545,3983,2650,4008;2566,4054,2689,4079;2684,4342,2793,4367;3334,450,3421,475;3435,450,3522,475&pid=465847299&ssrc=&fn=deborah&ln=purdin&st=g

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Deborah Purdin's Timeline

April 18, 1802
Kentucky, United States
September 20, 1825
Age 23
August 9, 1888
Age 86
Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon, United States
Washington, Oregon, United States