My grandmother was Alice R. Purkey, bornOctober 28, 1868 daugher of John Abonr 1840 and Catherine Purkey born October 31, 1843.
If your grandmother was Mary Catherine Purkey ,then we are related. Our great grandmother's were sisters.
Alice R. Purkey married Edward Foster and they had a daughter named Esther. Esther married William Leroy Hall in Dennison, OH and they had my mother Charlotte Louise Hall McConkey. I am Sally Jane McConkey Day Stebbins.