Chester Arthur Purdy1,2

M, b. 5 June 1896, d. 5 October 1992
     Chester Arthur Purdy was born on 5 June 1896 at Hutchins, Shawano, Wisconsin, USA.1,3,2 He was the son of Arthur D Purdy and Esther Stebbins Weed.1

     Chester Arthur Purdy married Emelia Wirl, daughter of Christoph Wirl and Annie Wissink, on 2 October 1922 at Cook, Illinois, USA, at age 26.4
     Chester Arthur Purdy died on 5 October 1992 at Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, USA, at age 96.3,5

Children of Chester Arthur Purdy and Emelia Wirl

  • Lucille M Purdy8
  • Miriam A Purdy8
  • Howard J Purdy8
Last Edited=27 Apr 2016


  1. [S1513] Arthur D. Purdy household, 1910 US Census population schedule, B St., ward 1, Marshfield, Wood Co., Wisconsin, ED 199, sheet 6A (167 stamped) (Anc. image 11/15), dwelling 107, family 108. (, 2004), subscription database Roll T624_1742, FHL film 1375755. 10 Apr 2015.
  2. [S1449] "WW II Civilian Draft Registrations", Index and images, FamilySearch ( 10 Apr 2015), Chester Arthur Purdy, Eugene, Oregon, ser. no. U942 "Old man's draft"; citing M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090 and M2097, Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. NARA microfilm publications M1936.
  3. [S1515] "Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010" , Index, Operations, URL 2011, Chester Purdy, SSN 392050471, citing Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  4. [S1487] "Cook County, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1912-1942" , index, Family History Library,, URL 2011, Chester A Purdy-Emelia Wirl, cert. no. 0962100 (index only), searched 10 Apr 2015.
  5. [S15] "Social Security Death Index" , index,, URL 2011, Chester A. Purdy, b. 5 Jun 1896, citing Master File Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1514] Arthur Purdy household, 1900 US Census population schedule, ward 4, Marshfield, Wood Co., Wisconsin, ED 149, sheet 16A (penned) 133 (stamped) (Anc. image 30/52), dwelling 269, family 299. (, 2004), subscription database Roll T623_1825. 10 Apr 2015.
  7. [S1516] Arthur Purdy, p. 306 (stamped) (Anc. image 18/71), family 320, viewed 10 Apr 2015 household, Wisconsin State Census, 1905 population schedule, Wood Co., Wisconsin. (Provo, UT: Operations Inc, 2007), subscription database.
  8. [S932] Chester A Purdy household, 1930 US Census population schedule, 621 Market St., Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, ED 298, sheet 10B (penned) (Anc. image 18/31), dwelling 14, family 22. (, 2001), subscription database Roll T626_2597. 14 Apr 2015.
  9. [S1519] Chester A. Purdy household, 1940 US Census population schedule, Cabin City, South Davis Electoral District, Lane Co., Oregon, ED 20-108, sheet 83A (penned) 995 (stamped; unclear) (Anc. image 23/24), dwelling none, family none. (Provo, UT:, 2012), subscription database Roll T627_3369. 14 Apr 2015; information provided by wife.