Michael Leonhardt Purtle, Jr. was born 1773 in Greenville County, South Carolina, and died 1880 in Ouachita County, Arkansas.He married Mary (LN Unknown) Abt. 1794 in South Carolina.She was born 1774 in South Carolina (Thomas Jefferson Purtle was one of their seven children)
Michael Leonhardt Purtle, Jr.'s father (obviously) was Michael Leonhardt Purtlewas married to Barbara Margaret Berkel Abt. 1754 in Greenville County, South Carolina.
Michael Leonhardt Purtle's father was John Jacob Purtle was born 1704 in Germany, and died in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.He married Dorothea (LN Unknown)
John Jacob' father was Hans Jacob Purtle born Abt. 1680 in Germany.He married Anna Barbara (LN Unknown) Abt. 1700 in Germany.
This is my line of purtel's. I come from a long, long line of purtles (also spelled Pirtle in some locations). As you can see, our lines cross WAY back. Interesting stuff Cuz...(albeit a very distant cuz) Jason www.flickr.com/centavo