William Burris, Sr

William Burris, Sr

Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death 3 Jan 1833 (aged 69)
Clinton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Clinton County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 54775399 · View Source
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The second of nine children born to John C Sr and Ester (Terry, aka Terriy) Burris of Liberty Twp, Highland Co OH, William married Celia Bellard abt 1785 in NC. Froma picture of her tombstone, it appears her name may have been Cecilia. Searching for marriage record and will post here when located.

Children with Celia:
1) George Burris
2) Rachel Burris (b. 1796), m: John Thornburgh.
3) Martin Burris
4) Frances Burris, m: Joseph Roberds.
5) Phebe Burris (b. 1804), m: William M Jacks.
6) William Burris Jr (b. 1807), m: Elizabeth Arnold.

Searching for more children.

William is my 3rd Gr-Grand Uncle.

Marriage information graciously provided by Rebecca Paddon. Thanks to Michael at Ancestry, for the photo of William's tombstone.

Note: Second marriage to Nancy is an error. Celia lived to be 76 yrs old and died in 1847.

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  • Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
  • Added: 10 Jul 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 54775399
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Burris, Sr (23 Jan 1763–3 Jan 1833), Find a Grave Memorial no. 54775399, citing Doan Cemetery, Clinton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie's Daughter (contributor 47137929) .