Mary Jane Wasson


Personal and Family Information

Mary was born on 29 MAR 1741/42 in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died in 1810 in Wilson County, Tennessee.

Her husband was John Purviance, who she married on 2 AUG 1764 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Their only known child was Anna (1774-1858).


Birth29 MAR 1741/42
Place: Chester County, Pennsylvania
Place: Wilson County, Tennessee


Note 1

56. Colonel John Purviance Jr was born on 6 Jun 1743 in Ulster Province , Ireland and died on 4 Aug 1823 in Wilson, Tennessee, at age 80.

General Notes: REFN: 19648

Colonel John Purviance also has listed 6 Aug 1823 as date of death and Lancaster, PA as place of birth. Some sources show him as Jr and others as the III.

John married Mary Jane Wasson , daughter of Archibald Wasson and Elizabeth Woods , on 2 Aug 1764 in Rowan Co, NC. Mary was born on 29 Mar 1741-1742 in Chester, Pennsylvania and died in 1810 in Wilson, Tennessee, at age 69.