57. Lavinia4 Purnell (John3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born in Worcester Co., MD 1727. Lavinia died after May 20, 1789 in Worcester Co., MD.

She married twice. She married Lambert Fassitt. Lambert was born about 1726. Lambert was the son of William Fassitt (Col.) and Mary Rouse. Lambert died 1755 in Worcester Co., MD. He made a will in Worcester Co., MD, December 30, 1754. Lambert's will was probated in Worcester Co., MD, January 31, 1755. Lambert was probably married first before his marriage to Lavinia and this first wife was mother to his older daughters. She may have been Mary Horsey.

Will dated December 30, 1754, probate January 31, 1755. My daughter Mary Fassitt, plantation I now live, description, (gut that divides between sister Bowen and myself) William Wallop and John Pann mentioned in description of land. My two daughters Sarah Zipporah, land bequeath to me by my father William Fassitt . My daughter Elizabeth Fassitt, 125 acres being land devised between my brother Rouse Fassitt and myself Golden Valley. Also receives Rumbell Marsh. My daughter Mary. My wife Levinah Fassitt EX. My children Mary, Mary Elizabeth, Sarah, Zipporah. Wit. Rachael Rackliffe, Rouse Fassitt, Thomas Prideax. (transcribed by Suzanne B. Hurley, Ocean City Lifesaving Museum)

She married Thomas Prideaux after 1755. Thomas died 1789 in Worcester Co., MD. He made a will in Worcester Co., MD, May 20, 1789. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Will Book JWB f.91-93) Her name was also spelled Levinar and Leveniah. Her father left her "Spittle Fields" and "Truitt's Lott." Her children, Joshua Prideaux and Zipporah Fassitt are shown as heirs of Col. Zadock Purnell.

Lavinia Purnell and Lambert Fassitt had the following child:

child 187 i. Zipporah5 Fassitt. Zipporah died before 1760. Administration accounts for her father show payment to her representatives.

Lavinia Purnell and Thomas Prideaux had the following child:

child + 188 ii. Joshua Prideaux(Mjr.) was born about 1767.

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