I ama great great grand-daughter of Benjamin Franklin Purtell, son of Thomas Jefferson Purtell and Mary Ann DeFoar, born 23 JUL 1857 in Hempstead Co. Ar. HE first married Theadocia Butler on 18 NOV 1878 in Hempstead Co.,Ar. They later moved to Sevier Co.,Ar. where she died and he married again toKate McKeller. After the deah of Kate he married a third time to Loretta Holt. I descend throuh his oldest dau. Edna Dale Purtell who married Marion Jesse (buck) Jones. I would like to fill in on the siblings of Benjamin Purtell and also get more on his ancesters. Looking forward to hearing from all the descendants of this couple.