John died March 30, 1758 in Worcester Co., MD. He made a will in Worcester Co., MD, March 28, 1758. (Maryland Calendar of Wills, v11 p. 211)
John's will was probated in Worcester Co., MD, May 19, 1758. John owned tracts "Brandt Pond," "Boys," "Point Lookout" and "Muddy Branch." Land records for "Mt. Ephraim" show John and wife Zipporah sold the land to his father, Thomas. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Land Records). In "Genealogy of the Purnell Family" by Melanie Merryweather, he is called Captain. His wife, Zipporah married second John Rackliffe. (dates-Merryweather, Genealogy of the Purnell Family, p.15) John patented "Pointers Gift to Purnell" in 1755 as a resurvey of "Edward's Lott." Edward Pointer had willed to friend John Purnell of Thomas in 1751. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Land Records, p. 203)
John's will was probated in Worcester Co., MD, September 4, 1790. John named his daughter Sally Fassitt and deceased daughter Catherine White. He named grandchildren Thomas Fassitt, Zipporah Fassitt and Sally White. Her father left her "Bowens Choice" and "Deep Swamp."
John Purnell and Zipporah Purnell had the following children:
Zipporah Purnell and John Rackliff had the following children:
+ 198 v. Catharine Rackliff.
+ 200 vii. John Rackliff.
+ 201 viii. Sarah Rackliff was born about 1760.
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