728. Wilmer Spence9 Purnell (James Robins Spence8, Mary "Molly" Outten7, Sarah6 Marshall, Thomas5, John4, John3, Thomas2, John1) was born in Worcester Co., MD January 18, 1843. Wilmer died August 14, 1904 in Worcester Co., MD, at 61 years of age.

He married Sarah Gertrude Timmons in Baltimore, MD, February 9, 1875. Sarah was born in Worcester Co., MD 1844. Sarah was the daughter of Thomas Levi Timmons and Mary Elizabeth Selby. Sarah died 1900 in Worcester Co., MD, at 56 years of age. His descendants are traced further in The Littleton Heritage. (Matthew M. Wise, The Littleton Heritage, p. 425)

Wilmer Spence Purnell and Sarah Gertrude Timmons had the following child:

child 1133 i. Harry Selby10 Purnell (MD & Col.) was born September 2, 1879. Harry died December 2, 1946 at 67 years of age. He married Elizabeth S. Kenley in Worcester Co., MD, April 16, 1903. Elizabeth was born in Baltimore, MD July 17, 1881. Elizabeth was the daughter of Edward Gassaway Kenley and Margaret Campbell Purnell. Elizabeth died December 15, 1978 in Salisbury, MD, at 97 years of age. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Colonel Purnell was a career physician in the U.S. Army. He is buried at Berlin, Worcester, MD.

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