Walter B Purvis

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Born in North Carolina, USA on 1895 to William Henry Purvis and Clara Guinn. Walter B married Sarah Bessie Purvis and had 4 children. He passed away on 8 Apr 1971 in North Carolina, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Purvis"

Scottish and northern English (Northumberland and Durham): probably from Middle English purveys ‘provisions’, ‘supplies’ (from Middle English purvey(en), Old French porveoir ‘to provide, supply’), hence a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for obtaining supplies for a monastery or manor house.

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