October 23, 1907.

Daughter of a Methodist minister in Pennsylvania’s Wyoming Conference, Purvis graduated from Williamsport Dickinson Seminary in 1860. After marrying, she lived in Williamsport, where she was a member of the Mulberry Street Methodist Episcopal Church. She taught instrumental and vocal music at the Seminary there (1884-88), but was an invalid for the last several years of her life.

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