Jacob Burris

Jacob Burris

Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Death 20 Dec 1879 (aged 78)
Henry County, Indiana, USA
Burial Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana, USA
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Jacob Burris was married first to Christina Hiatt, in Ohio, Feb. 22, 1822; and married Mrs. Charlotte Wilson on July 11, 1872 in Henry Co., IN.

He was the father of ten children, eight boys and two girls, all by his first wife. They were Henry Mims, Stephen, Elias, Lucinda, John, Elwood, Rachel, Arthur Miller, Oliver, & an unknown male.

Notes from Arthur Miller Burris:

"Jacob Burris my Father was born in North Carolina came to Highland Co Ohio and there grew to manhood in 1824 came west to Henry Co Indiana near where Knightstown is now located. There he entered land $1.25 per acre my Mother got one hundred dollars from John Hiatt her father the next day father went to Indianapolis and entered 80 acres more land the receiver told father that was the first entry made since the land office moved from Brookville to Indianapolis."

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  • Maintained by: Rebecca Paddon
  • Originally Created by: susan clemons
  • Added: 16 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46768234
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Burris (1 Feb 1801–20 Dec 1879), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46768234, citing Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Rebecca Paddon (contributor 46881366) .