Jonathan was the s/o Isaac Purkey (ca. 1810-1847) and Eliza McKee of Grainger and Jefferson Cos, TN. Isaac's father was Michael and Elizabeth Cullers who married 1798 Shenandoah Co., VA Michael's father was Christian Purkey who was born ca. 1750 and married Catharina Diehlin in Baltimore Co. MD. Married #2 Rachel Archer 1800 Carter Co., TN. So migrated to Grainger County, TN from 1800 to 1805 when he died in Grainger Co., TN. My gg greatmother was Catherine Purkey ( sister to Isaac) who married Major Joesph Noe.