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Male Benjamin S. Purcell Click to view Benjamin S. Purcell in the family tree

Benjamin S. was born on January 30th, 1803 in Ripley Co., Indiana.1   Benjamin S.'s father was Samuel Purcell and his mother was Ann Brewer.  His maternal grandfather was George Brewer and his maternal grandmother is Mary Unknown. He had five brothers and two sisters, named Samuel J., Daniel, Elihu, Joel, Moses O., Elizabeth and Mary.  He was the fourth oldest of the eight children.  He died at the age of 64 on November 17th, 1867 in LaGrange, Fayette Co., Texas.  He was buried in Fayette Co., Texas.1 1 

Benjamin S.'s first family with Sarah Wining

‌Benjamin S. and Sarah were married in a religious ceremony on December 31st, 1833 in Vermillion Co. Il..1 

Benjamin S.'s second family with Mary Smalley

‌Benjamin S. and Mary were married in a religious ceremony on October 20th, 1836 in Vermillion Co., Illinois.1   They had seven sons and three daughters, named Benjamin, Samuel Bruer, Aaron L., Peter Reisinger, Daniel Elisah, Calvin, Noah, Rachel Marie, Sarah Ann and Rebecca.

Benjamin S.'s third family with Besty Anderson

They had four sons and a daughter, named William Charles, Corneilus, Charles McLain, M. I. and Elizabeth.

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