Chester Arthur Purdy1,2

M, b. 5 June 1896, d. 5 October 1992
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Barbara Joyce Zanzig
Descendant Chart for John Barber
     Chester Arthur Purdy was born on 5 June 1896 at Hutchins, Shawano, Wisconsin, USAB,G.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, USAB,G, at age 26.4
     Chester Arthur Purdy died on 5 October 1992 at Hillsboro, Washington, Oregon, USAB,G, at age 96.3,5


Census7 June 1900ward 4, Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, USAB,G,6
Census1 June 1905Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, USAB,G,7
Census28 April 1910ward 6, Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, USAB,G,1
Milit-Beg15 July 19173
Milit-End1 June 19193
Census9 April 1930ward 23, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAB,G,8
Residence1935Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, USAB,G,9
Census8 April 1940Cabin City, Lane, Oregon, USAB,G,9
Residence27 April 1942350 1/2 River Rd, Eugene, Lane, Oregon, USAB,G,2
FatherArthur D Purdy1 b. c Jun 1863
MotherEsther Stebbins Weed1 b. 4 Jan 1868, d. 12 Feb 1937

Children of Chester Arthur Purdy and Emelia Wirl

  • Lucille M Purdy8
  • Miriam A Purdy8
  • Howard J Purdy8


  1. [S1513] 1910 US Census, Wisconsin, Wood Co., Roll T624_1742, FHL film 1375755,, unknown repository address, Arthur D. Purdy.
  2. [S1449] US Selective Service System, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, online, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 U.S., 2014, Chester Arthur Purdy, Eugene, Oregon, ser. no. U942 "Old man's draft."
  3. [S1339] US Department of Veterans Affairs, Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File, online, Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File, 2011, Chester Purdy, SSN 392050471.
  4. [S1487] Cook County Illinois County Clerk, Cook County, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1912-1942, online, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1912-1942 Cook County, 2011, Chester A Purdy-Emelia Wirl, cert. no. 0962100 (index only), searched 10 Apr 2015.
  5. [S15] "U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014" , index, Social Security Administration,, URL 2011, Chester A. Purdy, b. 5 Jun 1896, citing Master File Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1514] 1900 US Census, Wisconsin, Wood Co., Roll T623_1825, Heritage Quest, unknown repository address, Arthur Purdy.
  7. [S1516] Wisconsin State Census, 1905,; roll CSUSAWI1905_34,, unknown repository address, Arthur Purdy, p. 306 (stamped) (Anc. image 18/71), family 320, viewed 10 Apr 2015.
  8. [S932] 1930 US Census, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Co., Roll T626_2597, Heritage Quest, unknown repository address, Chester A Purdy.
  9. [S1519] 1940 US Census, Oregon, Lane Co., Roll T627_3369,, unknown repository address, Chester A. Purdy.