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Elwood Burris
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1836
Knightstown
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1906
Pendleton
Madison County
Indiana, USA

Son of Jacob Burris and Christiana Hiatt.

Aug 8, 1856 he married Rebecca J. Norton in Henry Co., IN. She was the daughter of Dennis Norton; mother's name unknown at present. She died sometime within 3 years of their marriage.

After Rebecca's death, Elwood married Ruth Abigail Paxton in Oct. of 1859. Their children were Talitha, William Paxton, Lenora "Nora", Jacob Ellis, Clara Mosselian & Estella Victoria.

He served one week (July 10-18, 1863) as a CPL in Co. A, 105TH IND INF; drafted into Co. A, 38TH IND INF on Sept. 26, 1864; suffered a hernia on the march toward Richmond, VA in April 1865; mustered out July 15, 1865

From Genealogy Trails:
"Elwood was born June 27, 1836. He was first married in 1856 to Rebecca Norton and second to Ruth Abigail Paxton. He is the father of six children, two boys and four girls. He is...one of the fourteen grandsons of Daniel and Mary (Horton) Burris who took part in the Civil War. He now resides at Willow Branch, Hancock County, Indiana, six miles west of the growing town of Shirley, and it is to him that the author of this History is indebted for much of the information here recorded touching the Burris family. Elwood Burris served as Corporal in Company A. 105th Indiana Infantry, during the Confederate raid in Indiana under General John H. Morgan; he also served as a private in Company A, 38th Indiana Infantry; he was mustered in September 26, 1864, and was mustered out July 15, 1865."

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Burris (1801 - 1879)
  Christiana Hiatt Burris (1804 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Abigail Paxton Burris (____ - 1883)
 
 Children:
  Talitha Overman (____ - 1901)*
  William Paxton Burris (1863 - 1946)*
  Jacob E. Burris (1869 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elias Burris (1827 - 1885)*
  Lucinda Burris Paxton (1830 - 1908)*
  Elwood Burris (1836 - 1906)
  Rachel Burris Allison (1839 - 1908)*
  Arthur Miller Burris (1843 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glen Cove Cemetery
Knightstown
Henry County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Rebecca Paddon
Originally Created by: Traie Shelhart
Record added: Jan 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33417371
Elwood Burris
Added by: Shmilybrandon
 
 
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Co. A, 38th Indiana Infantry
- Traie Shelhart
 Added: May. 6, 2013

- Bonnie's Daughter
 Added: Apr. 22, 2011

- Bonnie's Daughter
 Added: Mar. 26, 2011
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