Purr Lee Choate


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1. Daisy Lee Beeker

Purr Lee Choate 3 4

  • Born: 12 Aug 1889, , , IA 3
  • Marriage (1): Daisy Lee Beeker on 13 Nov 1913 in , Alleghany, NC, USA 1 2
  • Died: 20 Jul 1956, Wilmington, New Castle, DE at age 66 3
  • Buried: 24 Jul 1956, Delta, York, PA, United States 3

   FamilySearch ID: 2MBY-W44.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Obituary: Morning News: obituary of Purr Lee Choate on 13 Jul 1956 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 5 Graveside services for Purr Lee Choate, retired rural mail carrier, formerly of Harford County, Md., will be held at 2 p. m. tomorrow at Slate Ridge Cemetery, Delta, Pa., near Whiteford. Friends may call tonight at the William F. Jones Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont.

Mr. Choate, who died Friday, lived at 25 McCarey Street, Highland Gardens, Chester, Pa. He moved there eight years ago from Maryland.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Daisy Choate; his mother, Mrs. Ellen Dell, Galax, Va.; four sons, Purr Lee Choate, Jr., Baltimore; Charles W. Choate, Chester; Thomas T. Choate, Norwich, Conn., and Richard P. Choate, Chester; four daughters, Mrs. Amelia King, Washington; Mrs. Oleita Wells, College Park, Md.; Mrs. Clara Strickland, Wilmington, and Mrs. Martha Jane Kay, Chester; six brothers, Click Choate, Sugar Grove, Pa.; Lott, Seth, William T. Choate, Galex; Rue Choate, California, and Daniel Choate, Richmond, Va., and three sisters, Mrs. Treva Collins, Los Angeles; Mrs. Iva Catan, Independence, Va., and Mrs. Myrtle Meek, Sugar Grove.

Purr married Daisy Lee Beeker, daughter of Charles Turner Beeker and Lula Etta Miller, on 13 Nov 1913 in , Alleghany, NC, USA.1 2 (Daisy Lee Beeker was born on 19 Dec 1895 in , Rowan, NC,4 6 7 died on 15 Feb 1962 in Upland, Delaware, PA 4 7 and was buried on 18 Feb 1962 in Delta, York, PA, United States 4 7.)


1 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Records, 1741-2011 (Original data: North Carolina County Registers of Deeds. Microfilm. Record Group 048. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.), Daisy Beeker m. Purr Choate 13 Nov 1913 Alleghany Co. NC.

2 "Bible of Samuel Beeker" (Photo of bible pages found on Ancestry.com), Births, Deaths, Marriages pages with handwritten dates.

3 , https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/74333491.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 014675-62 Daisy Choate, b. 19 Dec 1895 d. 15 Feb 1962, father Charles T. Beeker mother Lou Lou Miller spouse Purr Lee Choate.

5 , 23 Jul 1956, page 4. Obituary of Purr Lee Choate.

6 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCWX-9TN Daisy Lee Beeker, 19 Dec 1895 citing vol. 902, p. 289, Rowan, North Carolina.

7 , https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/74333488.

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