James Franklin Burris

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James Franklin Burris

  • Birth 26 Mar 1892
  • Death 14 Jun 1950
  • Burial Atkins, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 20965144

James Franklin Burris, Jr., was the son of James Franklin Burris, Sr., and Malinda J (Moore) Burris. James and Malinda were married on 10 Feb 1876 in Pope County.

James Jr. was married about 1916 to Mary, who also is buried in Atkins City Cemetery.

His grandparents, James Littleton Burris and Elizabeth Adeline (Ashmore) Burris made the journey in ox driven wagons from Lawrence Co., TN in 1837 to Pope Co. They were married on 12 Nov 1840, and began the Burris family that now numbers over 300 members in Pope and other Arkansas counties.

James' mother, Malinda J (Moore) Burris, was born in 1854 in Tennessee. After her death, James' father married Mrs. Mattie J (Sibley) Hughey, and helped her raise her sons, Rife and Jerome Hughey to adulthood.


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  • Maintained by: Cristi Hendry
  • Originally Created by: P. V. Hays
  • Added: 15 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20965144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Franklin Burris (26 Mar 1892–14 Jun 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20965144, citing Atkins City Cemetery, Atkins, Pope County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Cristi Hendry (contributor 47457696) .