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William Andrew Burris
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1853
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1943
Mountain View
Kiowa County
Oklahoma, USA

A letter dated July 2, 1937 by William Andrew Burris gives his account of the history of his family. (Retrieved from Lawrence Co., TN archives, Burress/Burriss/Burris family folder.)

Settled in Pennsylvania. Scotch Irish. Sent to Virginia. My grandfather William Burris was a in-denture boy. There he lost trace of his people. Was taken to Lawrenceburg Tenn. There he raised his family and died there.

Children all borned in Tenn. John Burris, Frank Burris, Jonathan Burris, Richard Burris, Carle Burris, James Burris and Sinday Burris whom married a Mason. Nancy Burris whom married a Wiggs. They was another girl whose name I do not have.

John Burris went to Pope Co., Ark. Nov. 1839. His family consist of 3 boys Bill, Frank, John and 3 girls.
Jonathan Burris went to Reelfoot Lake Kentuckey. His family consisted of 3 boys, Stan, Wily and Hue.
Richard stayed in Tenn. One boy Henry and one girl.
Carle moved to Bates Co., MO and died there. His family consist of 6 boys. Lonzo, Toney, Max, James, John and William.
James moved to Pope Co., Ark. His family consist of 6 boys. Frank, John, Bill, George, Jeff and Dick. 3 girls.
Frank moved to Pope Co., Ark. His family consist of 3 boys John, Bill and James. They were 3 girls.
They was one uncle who went to Texas that was lost track of.

This July 2, 1937
By William Andrew Burris


Other children:

Henry Lawrence Burris, 1881-1953
Andrew Bloomer Burris, 1885-1963
Kuria Adeline "Kate" Burris Holtkort, 1888-1973
Ira Herbert Burris, 1889-1971
Berta Lee Burris Price, 1895-1988
William Hobson Burris, 1897-1977
Teddie Burris, 1899-1968
Infant Son Burris, born and died 1901
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Littleton Burris (1819 - 1895)
  Elizabeth Adeline Ashmore Burris (1823 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Isabell Wharton Burris (1859 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Sherman Burris (1879 - 1879)*
  Cassie Florence Burris (1880 - 1966)*
  Henry Lawrence Burris (1881 - 1953)*
  Charlotte Evergreen Burris Cudd (1883 - 1977)*
  Sarah Belle Burris Miller (1891 - 1981)*
  Infant Son Burris (1901 - 1901)*
  Infant Son Burris (1902 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Elizabeth Burris Adcock (1845 - 1926)*
  John Thomas Burris (1849 - 1919)*
  James Frank Burris (1851 - 1918)*
  William Andrew Burris (1853 - 1943)
  George Washington Burris (1856 - 1929)*
  Margaret Jane Burris Moore (1858 - 1944)*
  Jefferson William Burris (1860 - 1941)*
  Lucinda Adeline Burris Easterling (1866 - 1954)*
  Richard B Burris (1868 - 1875)*
  Benjamin Flemons Hill (1871 - 1954)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Mountain View
Kiowa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Block 2
 
Maintained by: Dee Burris Blakley
Originally Created by: sha9876
Record added: Feb 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34060472
William Andrew Burris
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William Andrew Burris
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William Andrew Burris
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