I am interested in finding the parents or siblings of Martin Luther Purinton. On the census for Des Moines, Polk Co.,Iowa,1870 he is reported have been born in New York in 1811. He married about 1855 to Maryetta Roberts who was b. in Vermont in 1831. They had children, 1. Calvin Curtis Purinton b. Jan. 29, 1856 m. Dec. 25, 1886 to Emma L. Roberts, b. Jan 1859 - children Alta, Carey Curtis, Francis Roberts,
2. Minnie Purinton b. 1858, m. James Carey Harvey, - children Josephine, James Carey, Lucretia Crete, Blanche L.
3. Ella Purinton b. Apr. 13, 1861, m. first - unknown Cline, - children Lamar, Etta,
4. Lincoln Purinton b. about 1865,
5. Thomas Arnold Purinton b. Jan. 29, 1869 m. Aug. 1, 1894 to Blanche Wood Adkinson, b. June 1, 1869, - children, Forest A., Fay, Fern Blanche,