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Saturday, March 9, 2013

Surname(s) Saturday ~ Brock ~ Purvis

Pin It In this surname Saturday posting we will take a look at the family of my grand Uncle and Aunt – Ervin Samuel Brock and Martha Eliza “Sis” Purvis and their 9 children, my 1st cousins once removed. 

Ervin Samuel Brock Jr. was born on 6 Mar 1880 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina. 1 2 3 5 6 Ervin is listed in the 1900-1940 census for Anson County, NA and Chesterfield County, SC. 7 8 9 Ervin died on 17 May 1954 at the age of 74 in Ruby, Chesterfield, South Carolina.10 He was buried on 18 May 1954 at Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.11 His estate (Probate Folder #671) was probated on 19 Feb. 1895.4

Ervin Samuel Brock Jr. and Martha Eliza ""Sis"" Purvis were married about 1903. Martha Eliza ""Sis"" Purvis, daughter of William James Purvis and Mary Hulda Previtte, was born on 10 Aug 1882 in Morven, Anson, North Carolina.12 13 14 15 16 She died on 15 Dec 1966 at the age of 84 in Patrick, Chesterfield, South Carolina.17 18

Ervin Samuel Brock and Martha Eliza Purvis had the following children:

i. Mary Eliza Brock, born 12 Jun 1904, Morven, Anson, North Carolina; married Edward W. Deese, 24 Jul 1923, Morven, Anson, North Carolina; died 15 Nov 1973, Cheraw, Chesterfield, South Carolina.
ii. Viola Cathleen Brock, born 17 Jul 1906, Morven, Anson, North Carolina; married Jasper Harmon Threadgill Sr., abt 1925; married William Oscar Webb; died 4 Aug 1985, Hamlet, Richmond, North Carolina.
iii. Willie Mae Brock, born 1 Aug 1909, Morven, Anson, North Carolina; married John Hodge Jr., abt 1930; married Redge Ivey; died 2 Feb 1993, Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina.
iv. George Washington Brock, born 25 Mar 1911, Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina; married Mannie Lee Hodge, 15 Nov 1931, Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina; died 15 Feb 1983, Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina.
v. Neomi Brock was born about 1914 in McFarlan, Anson, North Carolina.19 20 21 She died on 7 Jun 1930 at the age of 16 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina and  was buried on 8 Jun 1930 in Zoar Cemetery, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.22 23
vi. Oscar Wilson Brock, born 11 Apr 1916, Anson County, North Carolina; married Sarah Ann Oliver; died Jun 1979, Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina.
vii. Lela Sarah Frances Brock, born 3 Oct 1918, Chesterfield County, South Carolina; married Jayson Hodge, abt 1934; died 12 Nov 1998, Mt. Croghan, Chesterfield, South Carolina.
viii. Janette Brock, born 20 Feb 1921, Morven, Anson, North Carolina; married Johnny F. Hodge, abt 1936; died 29 Mar 2012, Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.
ix. Christine Geneva Brock was born on 15 Mar 1924 in Hampton County, North Carolina.24 25 26 She died on 23 Jan 1989 at the age of 64 in Ruby, Chesterfield, South Carolina and was buried on 26 Jan 1989 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina. 27 28

There’s not very many of this generations still living today. My great grandparents (William & Mary Purvis) had 7 children, six (6) of these lived to adulthood. Those six children had a total of 55 grandchildren; nine of them named above, the sons & daughters of Ervin Brock & Martha Purvis; eight (8) of the 55 grand children are living today; the oldest is ninety-four and the youngest is eighty.  
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1. 1880 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 002, Page 287B, Line 33, Dwelling 534, Family 528, Household of [Irvin] Sam'l BROCK; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 2 June 2012); citing National Archive Microfilm T9, Roll 1225.
2. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," on-line digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : Computer 23 May 2011), Ervin Brock; citing Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls, FHL Roll Number #1852503; Birth Date: 6 Mar 1880.
3. 1880 U. S. Census, Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) # 002, Page 287B; Line 33, Dwelling 534, Family 538, Household of [Irvin] Sam'l BROCK; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 11 June 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T9-1225.
4. Chesterfield County, South Carolina, Probate Files & Loose papers, Ervin Brock Jr.; digital images, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: viewed 27 August 2012); Probate Folder #671, Ervin Brock, Jr..
5. 1900 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 17, Page: 6B; Line 95, Dwelling 109, Family 109, Household of Samuel BROCK; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : viewed 2 June 2012); citing National Archives Microfilm  T623_1523.
6. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," on-line digital images, Ancestry.com, Ervin Brock.
7. 1920 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Gulledge, Anson, North Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 6, Page 75B; Line 81, Dwelling 49, Family 49, Household of Ervin BROCK; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : viewed 27 August 2012); citing National Archives Microfilm T625_1690.
8. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 15, Page 12A, Line 43, Dwelling 9, Family 9, Household of Ervin BROCK; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : viewed 27 August 2012); citing National Archives Microfilm T626_Roll: 2192.
9. 1940 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 13-16, Page 225B/6B; Line 52, #88, Household of Ervin Brock; digital images, 1940 CENSUS (http://1940census.archives.gov : accessed 3 April 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication T627, roll 3799.
10. Ervin Brock, death certificate (long form) 005352 (17 May 1954), SC State Board of Health, Department of Health & Human Services, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina.
11. Ibid.
12. William J. Purvis Family Family Bible Holy Bible, (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), birth record; Martha Eliza Purvis date of birth as 10 Aug. 1883, Obtained from Tammy Gathings Swearengin, Wadesboro, North Carolina.
13. 1900 U. S. Census, Anson County, North Carolina, population schedule, Morven, Anson County, North Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 149B, line 79, dwelling 15, family 15, Household of William J. Purvis; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 1976); citing National Archives Microfilm T623, Roll 1181.
14. 1920 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Gulledge, Anson, North Carolina, ED 6, Page 75B; Line 81, Dwelling 49, Family 49, Household of Ervin BROCK.
15. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield, South Carolina, ED 15, Page 12A, Line 43, Dwelling 9, Family 9, Household of Ervin BROCK.
16. 1940 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED 13-16, Page 225B/6B; Line 52, #88, Household of Ervin Brock.
17. Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index database, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : <viewed|accessed> 27 August 2012), Martha E. Brock, SSN: 251-86-9560, 1965 derived from U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File,database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, 24 July 2011).
18. Ibid.
19. Neomi Brock, death certificate 009728 (7 June 1930), Vital Records, Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina.
20. 1920 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Gulledge, Anson, North Carolina, ED 6, Page 75B; Line 81, Dwelling 49, Family 49, Household of Ervin BROCK.
21. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield, South Carolina, ED 15, Page 12A, Line 43, Dwelling 9, Family 9, Household of Ervin BROCK.
22. Neomi Brock, Chesterfield County, South Carolina death certificate 009728 (7 June 1930).
23. Ibid.
24. Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database, Ancestry.com, 2011 (www.ancestry.com), C. Brock, 251-50-6427, viewed on-line 20 February 2013.
25. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield, South Carolina, ED 15, Page 12A, Line 43, Dwelling 9, Family 9, Household of Ervin BROCK.
26. 1940 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED 13-16, Page 225B/6B; Line 52, #88, Household of Ervin Brock.
27. Jim Tipton, Find A Grave, digital image, http://www.findagrave.com; Headstone for Christine G. Brock; (1924–1989); Memorial # 32096765; Record of the Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery; Brocks Mill, Chesterfield County, South Carolina; Accessed on 20 February 2013.
28. Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index", database, 2011,C. Brock, 251-50-6427, viewed on-line 20 February 2013.










































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