California Obituaries - 1899 - Edward F. Purdy

Calaveras County

Edward F. Purdy, a native of New Jersey, aged 74 years and a resident for forty years of Calaveras county, committed suicide at Angel's Camp by blowing the top of his head off. He was despondent over the death of his daughter.

Source: The Mountain Democrat (Placerville, El Dorado County, California) Feb 11, 1899, Page 2