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Georgia Emeline (Purdy) Cooney (1866 - abt. 1951)

Georgia Emeline "Birdie" Cooney formerly Purdy
Born in Port Huron, Manistee, Michigan, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Jun 1885 in Manistee, MImap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 84 in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 23 Jul 2008
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Georgia was born about 1860. She is the daughter of Colin Purdy and Mary Jane Clark. She passed away about 1945. [1]

  • 1870 US Census: Pentwater, Oceana County, MI, 5 Aug 1870, Pg. 11[2]
  • 1880 US Census: Pentwater, Oceana County, MI, 8 Jun 1880, Enumeration District 207, Pg. 15[3][4]


  1. Profile created by Warren Diem, 12 Oct 12, 2014. Edited by Robin Cooney, 2 Mar 2016. Added information from Nick Dann, 14 May 2016.
  2. NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,195
  3. Enumerated as 'Birdie G. Purdy', hence the nickname shown.
  4. Year: 1880; Census Place: Pentwater, Oceana, Michigan; Roll: 599; Family History Film: 1254599; Page: 464C; Enumeration District: 207; Image: 0578

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Purdy-774 and Purdy-3 appear to represent the same person because: Wife of aforementioned Martin Cooney
posted by Deirdre Cooney

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