Son of Miles Burris. Mother's name as well as can be ascertained was Nancy Strickland. She apparently married a Mr. McCulley in 1820, then married Miles Burris in 1826.
Jacob was a carpenter. He married Frances Ann, unknown maiden name. Their children were Hester J., Fidelia, Jane, John S., Mary E., & possibly an infant buried in this same cemetery.
Enlisted into Co. D 19th Iowa Volunteer Infantry at Abingdon, Iowa, Aug. 7 1862.
After his wife's death he married a woman surname Johnson. No other info on this wife except that her mother's name was Julia.