Families Willard D. "Bill" & Helen G. Coates PurnellUpdated April 12, 2009
The research conducted by Willard D. "Bill" Purnell is of my wife's family, William Arthur & Elva Aleta Ecker Coates and Bill's family, Harry Francis & Dagmar Eleanor Olson Purnell ancestors and descendants.For simplicity the genealogies of our parents will be published here seperately as time permits. The ancestors of Willard & Helen were updated to Sept. 1, 2008.I have not included the many footnotes that describe where I found the information.I whish to thank the many contributors of our family members and I will share my information to any family member who contacts me.
Willard D. "Bill" Purnell
P.O. Box 32178
- Bill, Susie, and Speck (24 KB)
Bill had a monkey, Susie, and a dog Speck during his high school years.This picture was taken at 133rd N. and Roosevelt Way in the house which would now be in the middle of I-5.
- Bill & Susie (11 KB)
Susie cleans Bills scalp.Bill worked and bought the monkey unknown to his mother until he arrived home withe her.Mother fell in love with susie and relly cared for her.
- Bill and Susi (4 KB)
Bills pet monkey Susi.
- Dan and Suzi (3 KB)
Dan playing with Suzi the family Monkey.
- Charles A. Purnell (5 KB)
- Charles A. Purnell (11 KB)
Charles with daughters Katherine top, Wanda, bottom and wife Clara Ellen Purnell taken in Illinois.
- Clara Ellen Phillips (4 KB)
Picture taken in Danville Illinois
- Clara Phillips Purnell (13 KB)
L to R,Charles Purnell, son Dick Purnell, wife Clara Purnell, daughter Ethel Welsch with grandson Bill Welsch.Taken at Homer Illinois.
- Henry and Nancy Purnell (30 KB)
Taken in Coffeyville Kansas