CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF EVENTS
and research idea’s
1791: Patrick Purcell was born - from Pat Mason
1797:Anne Murphy is born - from Pat Mason
1805,Catherine Purcell Land grant of 1200 Acres in Halifax Twp., Megantic
county.(Not sure if she was directly related) provided by a research
1820, Nov. 6: Lawrence Purcell born in Ireland, year of immigration 1865 -
from InGeneas Record of 1901 Census
1821: Michael Purcell born (Patrick and Ann Murphy), provided by Pat
Mason from Census record
1825:Immigration record of Nancy Purcell age 40 with others; Thomas
age 24, Eliza (22), Patrick (17), Margaret (15), Daniel (13), and Mary
(10).former residence; Churchtown, Cork.From InGeneas record,
Reel No. T-6519, District No. 151, Deux-Montagnes, Sub -district: E-1,
St. Columban, Page 3, National Archives.
1827, Jan. 22:Elizabeth Purcell born (Patrick and Ann Murphy) in St.
Scholastique.Witness: Patrice Manny & Marie Murphy baptized; 02/22
provided by Lyse.
1832, Oct. 29:James Purcell born (Patrick and Ann Murphy) in St.
Scholastique.Witness:Patrick Wellan & Anne Kenny, baptized 10/30
1832, Nov. 27:Ann Purcell (Patrick & Ann Kavanagh) married John Quinn
(John Quinn and Mary Burns) -Montreal N-Dame, Not sure if these
are directly related.
1833, Sept. 9: John Purcell (Lawrence & Mary Malowny) married Ann
Ryan, (vve Thomas Caufield), in Montreal.Not sure if related.
1835: Patrick Purcell born , died 1839 - provided by Pat Mason
1835, May 3:Patrick Purcell baptised (Patrick and Ann Murphy) in St.
Scholastique. Witness; James Blanchfield & Mary Phelan, baptized 03/07
provided by Lyse.
1839: Patrick Purcell (2) is born, son of Patrick and Anne Murphy -
from Pat Mason.
1839, August 31: Patrick Purcell died (4 years old), son of Patrick &
Anne Murphy burried September 2. 1839 om St.- Columban from Lyse.
1839:Elizabeth Purcell born -daughter of Patrick and Ann Murphy-
from Pat Mason
1826: John Purcell born- son of Patrick and Ann Murhpy, died about
1908 - from Pat Mason
1833: Marie Ann Boismenu born (dau of Louie and Marie Guay) from
1841: James Purcell born - from Pat Mason.
1857: Thomas Quinn (John Anne Purcell) married Rosa Campbell (Patruck
and Bridget Mullin). from Quebec St. RCCH 06/30 1857. Not sure if these
1865: Lawrence Purcell immigrated to Quebec (from InGeneas)
1867, May 14:John Purcell (Patrick & Ann Murphy) married Elisa Burns
(Patrick & Catherine Conaugh ) in St. Columban.
1869, January 9:Lawrence Purcell born, died January 19, 1941 in St.
Jerome. From Lyse
1870, Feb. 26:Patrick Purcell (spouse of Anne Murhpy) dies in St.
Columban, witnesses: John Murphyand Lawrence Purcell. From Lyse.
1870, Jan. 18:Lawrence Purcell (Patrick and Mary Moony) , baptised in St.
Columban, Provided by Lyse.
1873, May 11:John Purcell (widow of Elisa Burns),and Marie Boismenu
(Louis and Marie Guay) marry in St.-Columban. From Lyse
1874, March or May 19:Ann Murhpy dies in St. Columban, witness John
Purcell. From Lyse.
1874:Thomas Purcell is born (son of John and Marie Boismenu) from
Pat Mason and headstone.
1877, March 27;Patrick Joseph Purcell (John & Marianne Boismenu)
died, burried March 28, in St. - Columban. From Lyse
1878: Michael Purcell is born ( son of John and Marie Boismenu) from
several different sorces.
1883, Feb. 5: Laurence Purcell (John & Ann Ryan) married Marie Anne
McLean (Daniel & Sarah Murphy) in Notre Dame du bon Conseil Montreal.
(Not sure if this is a relative of our Purcells)
1889, April 30:Marie Anne Boismenu, wife of John Purcell (beggar- french
translation) dies in St. Faustin at 56 years old.Burried May
Michael is left to be raised by a family by the name of Cameron - from
Edith Carrier and Ellen Mailot.
1895, May 30;Thomas Purcell (Parents not mentioned), married Mary
Jane McAllum (MacCallum),(Duncan & .....).Witness: Henry Burns, and
Mary McAllum, Church of England, Grenville.Grace Church was located in
the County of Grenville.
1901, Sept. 7: Michael Purcell (Parents not mentioned), of Harrington,
married Annie McCallum, (Duncan and Jane Colquhoun), Palias de Justice de
1901, Census record from InGeaneas shows: Lawrence Purcell
(Widower), age 81,living in Cote. St. George, Deaux-Montagnes County
with Head of house hold; William age 41, and William’s sister Kate age
36.Relationship to head of Household: FATHER.
1908: John Purcell died (son of Patrick and Ann Murphy) from Pat
Head stone in St. Columban Cemetary: Erected by “Mary Purcell” in
memory of her father and mother her brother James and sister Kate,
(No Date).Provided by Lyse and witnessed by other family members.