|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1784|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 5, 1841|
Bowater is my 3rd paternal Gr-Grandfather through his daughter Hester "Hetty" Ann (Burris) Moore (1816-1889).
The last of nine children born to John C and Ester (Terry) Burris of VA and later of Liberty Twp, Highland Co OH, Bowater married:
1) Tabitha Sumner on 24 Jun 1809; she died abt 1834.
2) Bedy Fowler on 24 May 1835 in Morgan Co IN; no known children.
Children with Tabitha:
1) Hester Ann Burris (1816-1889), m1: John Mosier, m2: Joseph Lane, m3: George W Moore.
2) Rachel Burris (b: abt 1818), m: John S Briant.
3) Caleb Burris Sr (1822-1871), m: Nancy E Richardson.
1830 Census-Morgan Co IN, Pg 236:
Besides Tabitha and Bowater, there are 2 males and 5 females listed ranging in age from under 5 yrs to between 20 and 30 yrs of age. This indicates there were more children born to this couple beyond the three now known. Still researching.
Mooresville Indiana Public Library:
"Last Name: Burris
First Name: Bowater
Date of Death: 03/05/1841
Spouse: 1) Tabitha/Phoebe Sumner; 2) Bedy Fowler
Other: Age 57. Born Mar 13, 1784 in Surry Co, NC; son of John C and Esther Terry Burris, both natives of NC. Married twice: to Tabitha/Phoebe Sumner and Bedy Fowler. Father of Rachel Burris.
Cemetery: White Lick
Source Information: Cemetery index"
Many thanks to J. Sullivan for the tombstone picture.
John C. Burris (1739 - 1812)
Ester Terry Burris (1740 - 1830)
Tabitha Sumner Burris (1789 - 1834)*
Hester Ann Burris Moore (1816 - 1889)*
Caleb Burris (1822 - 1891)*
White Lick Cemetery
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: Jul 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54754998