This is not my Puryear line but here is what my records show.
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John Jordan Puryear was born about 1840 in Williamson Co TN.
He married Florence Ann Hightower 6/2/1862
in Davidson Co TN. She was born 3/4/1841 in Davidson Co TN.
Their children were Anne H. (4/7/1863), Marietta (a 1864), Florence (a 1868), Andrew Jordan (a 1869), and Lourena (a 1872).
Florence Ann is the head of household in the 1880 census of Williamson Co. Florence (39), Annie (17), Florence (12), Jordan (10), Lourena (8), and brother Thomas Hightower (22).
Anne H. married James Henry Sims 2/26/1885 in Williamson Co. She died in Los Angeles 12/16/1940.
Lourena (a1872-a1924) married Charles M. Foster (1869-1899).
That is all I have. Hope it helps.