Elizabeth Purvis Withnell

October 13, 1806–September 6, 1852

Born at Horton-By-Blyth, Northumberland, England; daughter of Mary Grey and Robert Purvis. Died at St. Louis. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 223, Elizabeth Withnell. Church of England, Parish Church of Horton (Northumberland), Parish registers, 1648–1824 of Horton, Blyth, Blanchland, Kirkhaugh and Rothbury Parishes Monumental Inscriptions: Kirkhaugh Parish, Christenings, Marriages and Burials, 1760–1824: Rothbury Parish, Monumental Inscriptions, Elizabeth Purvis, Nov. 16, 1806; FHL microfilm 94971, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2016), Elizabeth Purvis M3L2-JY5 . “Elizabeth Withnell,” Missouri Death Records, p. 153, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City.