440. John Selby6 Purnell (Jr.) (John Selby5, Lemuel4, Elisha3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born in Worcester Co., MD September 11, 1799. John died September 7, 1874 in Worcester Co., MD. His body was interred in Worcester Co., MD.

He married Margaret Campbell Henry in Worcester Co., MD, June 21, 1826. (license date)

Margaret was born April 11, 1793. Margaret was the daughter of Francis Jenkins Henry and Frances "Fanny" Purnell. Margaret died December 31, 1831. She is buried at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Berlin, MD. (Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Henry Family) (Matthew Wise, The Littleton Heritage, p. 227) John was a farmer and was ennumerated with his sister, Aralanta, and two children in the 1850 census: John S. 50, farmer, Jenkins 21 doctor, Nancy 20, Aralanta 54. (1850 census Worcester Co. MD; Matthew Wise, The Littleton Heritage, p. 227)

John Selby Purnell(Jr.) and Margaret Campbell Henry had the following children:

child + 590 i. John Henry6 Purnell was born March 29, 1827.

child + 591 ii. Francis "Jenkins" Purnell(Dr.) was born December 5, 1828.

child 592 iii. Nancy Purnell was born in Worcester Co., MD March 26, 1830. Nancy died Septemer 10, 1907 in Worcester Co., MD. Nancy was living in her father's household in 1850. She is buried at St. Pauls Portestant Episcopal Church, Berlin, MD. (1850 census Worcester Co. MD; Matthew Wise, The Littleton Heritage, p. 227)

child + 593 iv. James Robins Purnell was born January 23, 1834.

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