Fannie Purdy (Grant)

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Fanny Chaffee Purdy (Grant)

Birthdate: (35)
Birthplace: Salem Center, NY, United States
Death: December 28, 1924 (35)
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States
Place of Burial: San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ulysses "Buck" Grant, Jr. and Francis J. "Fannie" Grant (Chaffee)
Ex-wife of Isaac Hart Purdy
Mother of Isaac Grant Purdy
Sister of Miriam Macy Rice; Chaffee Grant; Julia Dent King and Lt. Ulysses Simpson Grant, IV/Phd

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About Fannie Purdy (Grant)

The Washington Post, Washington, D. C., 30 Dec 1924 GRANT'S DESCENDANT IS KILLED BY A FALL Mrs. F. G. Purdy, Granddaughter of General, Was Patient in San Francisco. Sa n Francisco, Dec 29. – The body of Mrs. Fannie G. Purdy, 34, wealthy San Diego divorcee and grand daughter of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, who leaped or fell to her death from the sixth story of the St. Francis hospital here yesterday will be sent to San Diego today. Mrs. Purdy was seen by her nurse to run down the corridor. The nurse followed, but was unable to halt her patient. She had been ill and despondent, and three days ago was removed to the hospital. Mrs. Purdy was married to Isaac Hart Purdy in Adrian, Michigan, in October, 1922. The couple lived for a time in Purdy, N.Y., where the father of the bridegroom Thomas Purdy, owned large estates. Acquaintances here said that the couple had been divorced for some time. One child, Hart Purdy. Jr., 11, is in San Diego. Maj. Ulysses S. Grant III of the Engineers corps, United States army, stationed here is said to be a brother of Mrs. Purdy.


She is found in the Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952 as Fannie C. Grant - Birth Place: California - Marriage Date: 16 Oct 1911 - Marriage Place: Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan - Age: 22 - Residence Place: San Diego, California - Father: U S Grant - Mother: Fannie Choffie

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Fannie Purdy (Grant)'s Timeline

August 11, 1889
Salem Center, NY, United States
Age 24
December 28, 1924
Age 35
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States
San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States