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J Kevin T. Purkaple (#47990367)
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(I indicate each individual's placing in order of birth with their biologically full-blood brother/s and/or sister/s - if any - M/s and/or F/s from left to right, oldest to youngest. Capitalized is the M or F representing the individual being focused in on.)


I was born at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, on Wednesday, 25 Sep. 1996, at 1:06 a.m. I was delivered by Dr. Sandra Jane Ahlum, M.D.

I am the oldest of 3 sons and 1 daughter (M.m.m.f) born to the Rev. PRIVATE Purkaple (LIVING) and PRIVATE (Jett) Purkaple (LIVING).

My Dad (m.M.f) is the son of PRIVATE Purkaple (LIVING) and Karen Sue (Thomas) Purkaple (12 Nov. 1947, Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois - 16 July 2010, Memorial Hospital, Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois).

My Mom (m.m.f.F.m) is the daughter of PRIVATE Jett (LIVING) and PRIVATE (Jackson) Jett (LIVING).


My Granddad (M.m.m) is the son of Donald James "Don" Purkaple (30 Dec. 1927, St. Louis, Missouri - 15 Sep. 1989, Creal Springs, Williamson County, Illinois) and Helen Irma (Eaves) Amunrud (4 Mar. 1928, Anna, Union County, Illinois - 11 June 2010, 4:27 p.m. at Parkway Manor, Marion, Williamson County, Illinois), who married PRIVATE Amunrud (LIVING) some years after her husband Don's death. This second husband survived her.

My Grandma Purkaple (m.F.m) - now with her Lord in Heaven - was the daughter of Carl Edwin Thomas (22 June 1914, Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky - 30 Jan. 2005, Maryville, Madison County, Illinois) and Thelma Juanita (Turnbull) Thomas (25 July 1916, Potosi, Washington County, Missouri - 1 June 1959, Richmond Heights, St. Louis County, Missouri).

My Grandpa Jett (f.m.m.m.m.f.f.M.m.f) is the son of Alfred Cecil Jett (5 June 1900, Marion County, Illinois - 16 Nov. 1982, Marion County, Illinois) and Viola Marie (Scates) Jett (17 Aug. 1904, Central City, Marion County, Illinois - 9 July 1967, Patoka, Marion County, Illinois).

My Grandma Jett (f.f.F.m.f.f) is the daughter of Charles Robert "Charlie/Charley" Jackson (1 Aug. 1898, Marion County, Illinois - 23 Feb. 1970, Marion County, Illinois) and Ethel (Meador) Jackson (22 Sep. 1910, Marion County, Illinois - 8 Sep. 2002, Marion County, Illinois).


My biological great-grandfather Don (m.f.f.M) was the son of Dudley Lee Purkaple (5 Mar. 1883, Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois, as Theron Lee Purkapile - 3 Aug. 1952, Dongola, Union County, Illinois) and Ruth (Elmore) Purkaple (21 Sep. 1893, Illinois - 31 Oct. 1957, Union County, Illinois).

My Grandma Amunrud (m.F.m.f) was the daughter of George Franklin "Frank" Eaves (8 Mar. 1894, Union County, Illinois - 8 Feb. 1952, Union County, Illinois) and Mamie Edith (Martin) Eaves (11 Oct. 1895, Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois - 13 Aug. 1980, Maryville, Madison County, Illinois).

My Grandpa Amunrud is the son of Arnol Alvin Amunrud (Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army - 17 Aug. 1905, Houston County, Minnesota - 22 June 1974, Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina) and Edith Katherine (Dettinger) Amunrud (28 Dec. 1905, Wisconsin - 13 Feb. 2001).

Carl Thomas was the son of George Boone Thomas (3 May 1889, Kentucky - 5 December 1968, Granite City, Madison County, Illinois)and Lucy D. (Cook) Thomas (17 July 1890, Allen County, Kentucky - 17 October 1977, Maryville, Madison County, Illinois).Charley Jackson was the son of Thomas Garland Jackson (1856 - 1946)and Alta Ann (Allmon) Jackson.Frank Eaves was the son of Andrew Jackson Eaves and Emma (Treece) Eaves.Mamie Eaves was the daughter of Franklin Phil(l)ip Martin and Louisa (Barnes) Martin.Ruth Purkaple was the daughter of John W. Elmoreand Anna Ledora (Harmes) Elmore.Lee, who changed his name sometime before 1912 was the son of John Purkapile (1844 - 1928)and Aurestine A. (McClure) Purkapile (1846 - 1914).John was the son of James S. Purkapile (1812 - 1878)and Jane(tte) (Nance) Purkapile (1818 - 1858).Jane was the daughter of Eaton Nance (1794? - 1879)and Mary "Polly" (Hash) Nance (1793? - 1860).Thomas was the son of James M. Jackson (1823 - 1873)and Elizabeth (Johnson) Jackson (d. 1859).James was the son of Robert Jackson (1794 - 1864) and Ann (Blackledge) Jackson (1795? - 8 March 1863, Westboro, Clinton County, Ohio).Robert was the son of Samuel Jackson (1757 - 1829).Samuel was the brother of Andrew Jackson (1737 - 1767).Andrew was the father of President Andrew Jackson (1767 - 1845).Old Andru Berke(n)beil was the son of Johan(nes) Arnold Birkenbeul (or other surname variations, ca. 1680, Germany - ca. 1745).Johan(nes) A. Birkenbeul was the son of Johan(nes) (or Hans Wilhelm, name varies per source) Birkenbeul (or other surname variations, ca. 1647, Birkenbeul, Hamm, Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany - 17 May 1732)and Elsa (Meister) Birkenbeul (or other surname variations, ca. 1655 - ????),who were married (supposedly) 15 Sep. 1677.
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S Brennan @ StL Cavlary
I have posted apicture for her and the rest of the lot.

Please see the caption for a list of those buried in the lot.

Added by Kathie on Aug 02, 2017 10:30 AM
Stacy Griffith
RE: Is this him?
I went back and I think I have the stone now...however it's very, very hard to read. It is the only other Isaac I can find. Do you want me to upload it or email it?
Added by Stacy Griffith on Aug 01, 2017 9:40 AM
Christie Shellito
RE: James Shelby Miles, d. 1977
Hello, thank you for the up date. It has been changed.
Added by Christie Shellito on Jul 25, 2017 2:43 PM
Edits for Pagels in Evergreen Cemetery Medford WI
Hi- Just letting you know you have 2 edits to accept that I sent about a month ago for these 2 graves (when I added the photo requests) thanks-
Added by LindyLu on Jul 24, 2017 6:59 AM
Stacy Griffith
Is this him?
I found a photo on another site (can't be used here not mine) and it appears to be unreadable but the index says this is him:
Added by Stacy Griffith on Jul 15, 2017 3:12 PM
Stacy Griffith
Isaac Garrison
I worked on photo requests today and I know for sure I looked at Martha's headstone (had another Martha G on the list). I don't remember there being anything else on it but I know where she is if I can get back out there soon I will check near her for Isaac. I skipped over him in the app because I didn't read the note about the wrong photo on his memorial.

There are 7 remaining requests so I will definitely be going back.
Added by Stacy Griffith on Jul 15, 2017 3:06 PM
Judge John Broadhurst
Thank you for leaving a virtual flower on the memorial of Judge John Broadhurst, # 19580960. I happened to see it today, and I've added the information to the appropriate section.

Please delete the flower, as the site's rules prohibit adding bio data to a virtual tribute. Certainly feel free to leave a new flower if you wish. I welcome and encourage new information for any of the memorials I create. Please use the Edit tab from the memorial page to have new information included. Thank you.
Added by Rejeana on Jun 06, 2017 11:01 PM
Lynda Kennedy
Do you know the section number and plot number? Without this info it would be almost impossible to locate the grave due to the size of the cemetery. If you don't know it you can call the cemetery at 281-332-3111 and they will look it up for you. I will be happy to photograph the marker/monument for you.
Added by Lynda Kennedy on May 08, 2017 9:01 PM
Anne Easley Glidewell
Harriet Backburn McHaffey
Sorry I downloaded the wrong Harriet McHaffey at Carolina, I deleted the photo when I saw the dates. My husband and I did not find Robert or wife Harriet's tombstone after searching extensively. There are several spaces where stones have been broken over the years and but where the McHaffey's are there are several skipped spaces for graves. Please feel free to request Harriet's again if you wish, again I am sorry for the mistake.
Added by Anne Easley Glidewell on Apr 11, 2017 7:56 PM
Shelby Freeman
RE: Mrs. E. L. Thompson
I am sorry about that. The one next to it said EL Thompson but there is no Mrs. E.L. Thompson in the 7 plot nothing is on the other side of him for probably 30ft or more. I will go check again sometime this week. Do you delete the picture then?
Added by Shelby Freeman on Mar 28, 2017 5:42 AM
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