PURSELL Family

First Generation

1. William1 Pursell(4246) was born in New Jersey 1811.

He married Mary Hough. Mary was born in Pennsylvania 1812. (Additional notes for Mary Hough(4247)) Mary died about 1875 in Buckingham, Bucks Co, PA. In the 1850 census Dorrance Twp Luzerne Co Pa page 496, William (age 39) is recorded with Mary (age 32), Paxson (age 13), Ann (age 11), John (age 7), Johnathan (age 3), and William (age 1), William is a lumberman born in NJ.

In the 1860 census Gardenville, Buckingham Twp Bucks Co Pa page 202, William (age 50) is recorded with Mary (age 42), John (age 16), Anna (age 20), Johnathan (age 13), William (age 11), Mary Ellen (age 9), William Kelotz (age 24) and Jane Glenn (age 22). William is a farmer born in NJ.

In the 1870 census Buckingham Twp Bucks Co Pa page 135, William (age 58) is recorded with Mary (age 57), William (age 20), Mary Ellen (age 17) and Ellen (age 8). William is a farmer born in NJ.

In the 1880 census Buckingham Twp Bucks Co Pa page 141, William (age 68, widower) is recorded with Mary Ellen (age 28), John (age 36), Martha (age 38), Franklin (age 13), Charles Slack (age 36), Anna Slack (age 42), and a servant Henry Off (age 21). He is a farmer born in NJ.

William Pursell and Mary Hough had the following children:

child + 2 i. Paxson2 Pursell was born 1837.

child 3 ii. Anna Pursell was born in New Jersey 1839.

child + 4 iii. John Pursell was born April 22, 1844.

child 5 iv. Johnathan F Pursell was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania 1846.

child 6 v. William W Pursell was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania 1848.

child 7 vi. Mary Ellen Pursell was born in Buckingham, Bucks Co, PA 1851.

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