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Family: John Wesley Burress / Matilda "Tildie" Rose Earls (F186)

m. 09 Sep 1879


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  • John Wesley BurressFather | Male
    John Wesley Burress

    Born  10 March 1861  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 May 1929  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1929  Jones Chapel Cem. Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  09 Sep 1879  [1]  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Jennie Vance Chambers | F187 
    Married  23 Sep 1896  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William H. "Billy" Burress | F219 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Elizabeth Pack | F219 Group Sheet 

    Matilda "Tildie" Rose EarlsMother | Female
    Matilda "Tildie" Rose Earls

    Born  Abt 1861  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Nov 1895  Cavatts Creek, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Samuel Earls | F416 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Amanda Melvina "Mandy" Delong | F416 Group Sheet 

    Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton BurressChild 1 | Male
    Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton Burress

    Born  28 Aug 1880  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Oct 1964  Bristol, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  Oct 1964  See Notes Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Cana Mae Combs | F204 
    Married  31 Jan 1900  Pounding Mill, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Frances McCoy | F203 
    Married  22 Apr 1929  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Henry Preston "Bud" Burress

    Born  30 May 1883  Clinch River, Tazewell, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Dec 1964  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  Dec 1964  Burress Cemetery, Bandy, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Frances Quesenberry | F172 
    Married  27 Jul 1904  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Carrie Altzier Crockett | F171 
    Married  Jan 1943  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Rosa Cansas "Sis" BurressChild 3 | Female
    Rosa Cansas "Sis" Burress

    Born  30 May 1883  Clinch River, Tazewell, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  07 Oct 1958  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Harman Cem. Laurel Creek, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Daniel Iaeger Harman | F504 
    Married  27 Aug 1901  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Sarah Melvina "Sallie" BurressChild 4 | Female
    Sarah Melvina "Sallie" Burress

    Born  23 Apr 1885  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Mar 1967  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  William Henry Shortridge | F1121 
    Married  20 Jul 1902  Pounding Mill, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Mary Frances Burress

    Born  28 Feb 1887  Cedar Bluff, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Aft 1943  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  George Mansfield Quesenberry | F1015 
    Married  6 May 1902  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    John Thomas BurressChild 6 | Male
    John Thomas Burress

    Born  11 May 1889  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Oct 1958  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Rosa "Rosie" Ethel Lee Griffith | F184 
    Married  28 Sep 1910  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Flora Mae "Florrie" Burress

    Born  17 Jul 1891  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Oct 1978  Greenbelt, Prince George, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William N. Whitt | F1324 
    Married  12 Jul 1907  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Female
    Dora Belle Burress

    Born  26 Jul 1893  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Jul 1972  Jasper, Walker, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery, Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  James Harvey Hooker | F566 
    Married  24 Aug 1911  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Male
    Eugene Newton "Newt" /Burress Burroughs

    Born  15 Sep 1895  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jan 1963  Bristol, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Susong Cem, Bristol, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sally Mabel Reedy | F164 
    Married  01 Jun 1917  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Histories
    Burress & Combs Family History
    Burress & Combs Family History
    Written by Matilda Burress Bledsoe, Raleigh's daughter.

  • Notes  Married:
    • Husband's Name John Burress Husband's Age 18 Husband's Birthplace Tazewell County, Virginia Husband's Residence Tazewell County, Virginia Husband's Condition Single Husband's Father William Burress Husband's Mother S.E. Burress Husband's Occupation Farmer Wife's Name Matilda Early (sic) Wife's Age 16 Wife's Birthplace Tazewell County, Virginia Wife's Residence Tazewell County, Virginia Wife's Condition Single Wife's Father S. Early Wife's Mother A Early Marriage Date 09 September 1879 Marriage Place Tazewell County, Virginia Performed By J.R. Sparks

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Tazewell Marriage Register, Book 3, Page 52, Line 71.