|Creator:||Puryear, John, 1822-1907|
|Title:||Puryear, John, graduate of the University of Georgia, 1843|
|Quantity:||0.02 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 369 to MS 391 housed together in 1 document box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of 3 letters to the University of Georgia Library from Nina Oxford Chastain giving genealogical information about John Puryear, an ancestor of Ms. Chastain; one letter includes a biographical sketch of Puryear. Ms Chastain was donating 2 books of John Puryear's to the University of Georgia Library (not included in the collection).|
John (Jack) Puryear (1822-1907) was born in Athens (Ga.), the son of John and Lucy Smith Puryear. After graduation from UGA in 1841 or 1843, he and his brother William Marcellus moved to Walker County (Ga.) where they remained. He married Nancy Oxford and they had seven children.
Arranged in chronological order.
Puryear, John, graduate of the University of Georgia, 1843. MS 387. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.