I took this info from the Jonesboro Sun, written on Nov. 30,1970, by Erneatine Speer Wheeler. It was also published in the Arkansas, Craighead Co. Historical Society Quartley. I hope it will help someone and if you have informationon Caldonia or Callie who married Herbert Seymour please contact me.
Descendants of Hardemon Puryear from VA
Generation No. 1
1.HARDEMON PURYEAR FROM1 VA.He married MARY TRIGG.
Child of HARDEMON VA and MARY TRIGG is: 2. i. WILLIAM2 PURYEAR, b. August 01, 1825.
Generation No. 2
2.WILLIAM2 PURYEAR (HARDEMON PURYEAR FROM1 VA) was born August 01, 1825.He married NANCY JANE CULBERHOUSE, daughter of MOSES CULBERHOUSE and PARTHENIA ROBERTS.
Children of WILLIAM PURYEAR and NANCY CULBERHOUSE are: i. JOHN THOMAS3 PURYEAR, b. June 30, 1856; m. ALICE HOWELL. 3. ii. GEORGE WASHINGTON PURYEAR, b. 1858. iii. MARY JANE PURYEAR, b. 1859; m. JOHNSON PATRICK. iv. MARTHA DOLLY PURYEAR, b. 1860; m. JACK MCCALL. v. CALEDONIA CALLIE PURYEAR, b. May 12, 1861; d. Abt. 1887, AR; m. HERBET SEYMOUR. vi. JAMES MONROE PURYEAR, b. 1863; m. LAURA SMITH. vii. WILLIAM PURYEAR, b. 1864; m. ALLIE RAMSEY. viii. HARDEMON PURYEAR, b. 1865. ix. EMMA ALICE PURYEAR, b. 1867; m. DOCTOR BRISCOE. x. IDA KATE PURYEAR, b. 1868; m. PAT HATCHER. xi. HOLDER FORREST PURYEAR, b. 1869; m. EDNA SMITH. xii. CHARLES TAYLOR PURYEAR, b. 1870. xiii. JOSEPH PURYEAR, b. 1872; m. MATTIE HALL. xiv. ROBERT PURYEAR, b. 1874. xv. PARTHENIA PURYEAR, b. 1876; m. ROBERT RAGLAND.
Generation No. 3
3.GEORGE WASHINGTON3 PURYEAR (WILLIAM2, HARDEMON PURYEAR FROM1 VA) was born 1858.He married FLORA BELL CARSON.
Children of GEORGE PURYEAR and FLORA CARSON are: i. FRED4 PURYEAR. ii. NEIL PURYEAR.