John C. Burris Sr.

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John C. Burris Sr.

North Carolina, USA
Death 17 Jan 1812 (aged 72)
Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA
Burial Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 26116117 View Source
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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.

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