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Family: Emery "Red" Hamilton Burress / Elizabeth Alice "Bessie" Thompson (F162)

m. 17 May 1934


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  • Emery "Red" Hamilton BurressHusband | Male
    Emery "Red" Hamilton Burress

    Born  27 Jan 1907  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Sep1961  Lansing, Clinton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  17 May 1934  [1]  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Hazel Leona Palmer | F161 
    Married  03 Aug 1927  Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Frances "Fannie" Louise Alberty | F160 
    Married  1941  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton Burress | F204 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Cana Mae "Cannie" Combs | F204 Group Sheet 

    Wife | Female
    Elizabeth Alice "Bessie" Thompson

    Born  2 Jul 1903  Summers County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Nov 1939  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Other Spouse  McClellon Hall | F1883 
    Married  1920  Raleigh, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Henry Thompson | F1340 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Gussie Frances Albert | F1340 Group Sheet 

  • Notes  Married:
    • Newspaper Notice in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph about the marriage of Bessie and Emery.

      17 May 1934 McDowell County, West Virginia

      Miss Bessie Thompson, of War, became the bride of Emory H. Burris of Tazewell, Va Thr, May 17. They were married at the Methodist parsonage in the presence of friends with the Rev. C.E. Painter, officiating.
    • Husband's Name Emory H. Burress { Marriage License } Husband's Age 28 Husband's Birthplace Tazewell, Virgina Husband's Residence War, West Virginia Husband's Condition Widow Husband's Father RH Burress Husband's Mother Cannie Husband's Occupation Miner Wife's Name Bessie Thompson Wife's Age 31 Wife's Birthplace McDowell, WV Wife's Residence War, McDowell, WV Wife's Condition Divorced Wife's Father Henry Wife's Mother Frances Marriage Date 17 May 1934 Marriage Place McDowell Co, West Virginia Performed By Chas. E. Painter

  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881244] Marriage Record, Marriage Certificate, 17 May 1934.