On 5-10-1848 Jackson was issued a land Patent for 40 acres in Marshall Co. In. Aliquot Parts Sec./ Block Township Range Fract. Section Meridian State Counties Survey Nr. NESW 8/ 32-N 2-E No 2nd PM IN Marshall Itstates that Jackson Purkey was from Marshall Co Indiana.This suggests me that between 1839 and 1848 Jackson and Rebecca came to Marshall Co.The Patent is veiwable by following the links at: http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asphttp://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?
According to the Marshall Co. 1850 Census,(veiwable at: ), http://www.us-census.org/states.htmhttp://www.us-census.org/states.htm , Rebecca is 30 and Jackson is 29 and Hanna Hittle ,age85, is living with them. And Children PURKYAreu D.3..PURKYHannah6 …..PURKYMary J. PURKYChristian11…PURKYLetticia2/12 It says Jacksonwas born in Tn. And Rebecca was born in Pa.