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My Mother’s Mother’s Mother

I have no memory of my mother’s mother, Flora (Silva) Purinton. When I was two she was committed to Augusta Mental Hospital due to dementia; I never saw her again. Everything I know about her, I learned from her personal … Continue reading

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A Flora Bouquet

Two women named Flora Purinton are buried in the same row in New Meadows Cemetery. They each lived at Pine View Farm, though at different times, and were each related to Charles I. Purinton (1892-1976), though in different ways. Flora … Continue reading

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