- Thomas L. Purvis
Nevill, Samuel (bap. 1697, d. 1764), politician in America and journal editor, was baptized on 4 November 1697 at Colwich, Staffordshire, England, the son of John Nevill (bap. 1669) and his wife, Mary. He did not attend university but acquired extensive learning and literary refinement. He became well versed in law after moving to ...