Mary Eliza Arington b July 12, 1835 in Indiana d December 13, 1885, Lower Twin Twp, Chillicothe, Ross Co. OH was married on March 20, 1856 to John Purdum b 1827 Twin Twp, Ross Co, OH d. November 12, 1900 Twin Twp, Ross Co, OH.
Children of John Purdum and Mary Eliza Arington were:
Laura b 1857 Martha b 1861 William R. b 1862 Emma Mae b. 1864d 1955*** Charles Edward b 7/5/1866 d 2/3/1956 James A b 9/1868 Alice M b 7/1872 Nettie b 1874 d 1953 Harry A b 12/1877d 5/1/1964
*** Emma Mae Purdum was the fourth wife of my great-great-grandfather William Fultz. They lived in Bourneville, Ross Co, Ohio. They had one child Vinton Fultz who died as an infant in 1900 and is buried beside his parents. William Fultz whose first wife was Sarah Tripp had 8 children with her. His second wife was Elizabeth C. Dugan they had one child that died as an infant Catherine Fultz 1862-1863. William Fultz' third wife was Mary Ann Purdum b 1831 d 1893 who was a cousin to Emma Mae Purdum. They had no children.
Emma Mae Purdum Fultz lived to be 90 years old and is buried with William Fultz who died in 1900 in Twin Township Cemetery, Bourneville, Ross Co. Ohio.