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Family: George Washington Burress / Sarah "Sallie" Digges Noel (F168)

m. 9 Sep 1860


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  • Husband | Male
    George Washington Burress

    Born  Mar 1837  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Aug 1916  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  9 Sep 1860  [1]  Tazewell County, Virginia  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Divorced  Aug 1906  [2]  Tazewell County, Virginia  [2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  James "Jimmy" Burress | F175 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Frances "Franky" Neel | F175 Group Sheet 

    Wife | Female
    Sarah "Sallie" Digges Noel

    Born  18 April 1836  Essex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 May 1928  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1928  Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Fielding Noel | F864 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sophia Taylor | F864 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Rachel L. Burress

    Born  1861  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Jerome Bonaparte Yost | F1318 
    Married  22 Nov 1876  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John R. Radford | F994 
    Married  11 Apr 1892  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    + Martha Jane Burress

    Born  26 Jun 1864  Bland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Nov 1956  St. Petersburg, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  William George Yost | F1321 
    Married  13 Sep 1882  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Milton Painter | F1882 
    Married     

  • Notes  Divorced:
    • George W. Burress, Complainant VS. (Decree) Sallie Burress

      This cause came on this day to be heard upon the complainant's bill, and the exhibits filled therewith; upon process returned duly executed on the defendant, Sallie Burress' and upon the depositions of witnesses taken before a commissioner in chancery, and filed on behalf of the complainant, and was argued by counsel. On consideration whereof, and it appearing to the court, independently of the admissions of either party, in the pleadings or otherwise, that the said parties were lawfully married on the ____ day of _____, 186__, that the said complainant and defendant have resided and have been domiciled in this county ever since the aforesaid marriage, and for more than one year next preceding the commencement of this suit; that the said Sallie Burress deserted her husband, George W. Burress, on the ___ day of August, 1906, in Tazewell County, without just cause; that the said complainant and defendant last cohabited in the county of Tazewell, and have not cohabited since the date of said desertion, and that the said George W. Burress has resided in Tazewell County for more than one year next preceding the commencement of this suit; the court doth adjudge, order and decree that the said George W. Burress and Sallie Burress be divorced from the bonds of matrimony, which was created by the aforesaid marriage, and that the said marriage be, and the same is, dissolved, and annulled, and this cause is ordered to be left from the docket.

    Married:
    • George W. Burress, 21 Y 6 M 14 D and Sarah D. Noel 24 Y 5M and 22 D; Both Single, Both born and reside in Tazewell: Husband Parents: James and Frances Burress; Wife parents: Fielding and Sophia Noel. Husband: Farmer Married by: James Calfer

  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881086] Marriage Records, Tazewell County Marriage Records Book 3 Page 12 Line 41.

    2. [S-1444881221] Tazewell County Chancery Order Book, Chancery Order Book 11 Page 221, Aug 1906.