|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1861|
|Death: ||May 21, 1887|
Ford McCullough Burleson was named after two men who were influential in his father's life. Ford came from the surname of Colonel John Ford and McCulloch came from the surname of Brigadier General Ben McCulloch. Major Burleson served with both men. Note that misspellings were common in these times and due to the early death of his parents the name McCulloch may have been gradually changed to the phonetic spelling of McCullough.
San Antonio Daily Express May 24, 1887
Death of Dr. Ford M. Burleson
San Marcos, May 22. A pall of gloom was thrown over our entire community last night by the announcement of the death of Dr. Ford M. Burleson, a son of Major Edward Burleson and grandson of General Edward Burleson, both of whom are famous in Texas history. He was also a grandson of Colonel Claiborne Kyle, also famous in the early history of Texas.
The doctor was a general favorite of all who knew him, being a man of bold, generous and noble impulses. He was married just a year ago to Miss Lucy Northcraft, daughter of our townsman, Mr. E. Northcraft and granddaughter of our distinguished townsman, Major I.B. Donalson, a Texas veteran.
This sad affliction of the family of the deceased is the common affliction of our citizens in general and they share the sympathy of very member of our society. The funeral took place today at 12:30, the interment being at the Kyle Family Cemetery on Blanco River and was attended by a large concourse of people.
Edward Burleson (1826 - 1877)
Emma Lucy Kyle Burleson (1832 - 1877)
Lucy Lee Northcraft Burleson (1865 - 1951)
Emma Lee Burleson Morris (1887 - 1975)*
Plot: Plot 2, Stone 1.
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