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John C. Burris, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1739
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1812
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA

Son of John Burris and Ester Fadden. He married Esther Terriy, daughter of (William?) Terriy/Terry and Cheepoake Harris, about 1758 in NC. Their known children were: Rebecca [Rebeckah], William or Wilson, Moses, Daniel H., John C. Jr., Rachael [Rachel], Joseph M., Miles and Bowater.

At various times John and Esther were members of New Garden and Westfield Monthly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends - Quaker) in NC; and Miami and Fall Creek Monthly Meeting in OH.

John served in the French and Indian War under Capt. William Christian in 1764; and in the Revolutionary War, NC 2nd Reg., in 1778.
Family links: 
  John Burris
  Ester Fadden Burris (1718 - ____)
  Ester Terry Burris (1740 - 1830)*
  Rebecca Burris Sumner (1760 - 1829)*
  William Burris (1763 - 1833)*
  Moses Burris (1765 - 1830)*
  John C. Burris (1769 - 1845)*
  Daniel H Burris (1771 - 1845)*
  Rachel Burris Hiatt (1773 - ____)*
  Joseph M Burris (1776 - ____)*
  Miles Burris (1779 - ____)*
  Bowater Burris (1784 - 1841)*
*Calculated relationship
Burris Cemetery
Hamilton County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Rebecca Paddon
Record added: Apr 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26116117
John C. Burris, Sr
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From a Burris Family newsletter dated July 1991: "John Burris: The original John Burris of 1738 tombstone was found in 1975 in Boxley, IN. The story is a farmer wanted to clear off his land for farming, this also included the old cemetery property where J...(Read more)
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