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John Wesley Burress[1]

Male 1849 - 1920  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name John Wesley Burress  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born Sep 1849  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1900 
    Residence 1900  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    In Chancery 1 August 1900  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1910  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 2 January 1920  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    • Age at Death: 71
    Age ~ 70 years 
    Buried Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID P1010  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2018 

    Father James "Jimmy" Burress
              b. April 1807, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 June 1883, Headwaters Clinch, Tazewell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Frances "Franky" Neel
              b. 1808, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1869, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1829-30  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 10 children 
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Family Mary Margurite Hall
              b. 28 Apr 1854, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Dec 1917, Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1867  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 11 children 
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1849 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1867 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsIn Chancery - Lula J. Hicks, would respectfully represent unto your Honor that on the 26th day of October, 1897, she sold to one J. W. Burress a house and lot in the Town of Graham, Va., at the price of Three Hundred Dollars of which amount the said Burress paid..(more) - 1 August 1900 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 January 1920 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1443887981] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.
      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=34501338&pid=1010

    2. [S-1442141784] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited ), Year: 1880; Census Place: Clear Fork, Tazewell, Virginia; Roll: 1393; Family History Film: 1255393; Page: 211D; Enumeration District: 087; Image: .
      Birth date: abt 1845 Birth place: Virginia Residence date: 1880 Residence place: Clear Fork, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

    3. [S-1443687487] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 18), Year: 1900; Census Place: Clear Fork, Tazewell, Virginia; Roll: T623_1730; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 93.
      Birth date: Sep 1852 Birth place: Virginia Marriage date: 1869 Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Graham town, Tazewell, Virginia

    4. [S-1444862908] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Was), Year: 1910; Census Place: Clear Fork, Tazewell, Virginia; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
      Birth date: 1850 Birth place: Virginia Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Clear Fork, Tazewell, Virginia

    5. [S-1277172760] Web: Virginia, Find A Grave Index, 1607-2011, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    6. [S-942496882] Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.Original data - Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.).

    7. [S-897172262] Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    8. [S-1387031155] Virginia Chancery Books Library of Virginia, Virginia Chancery Books Library of Virginia, 1 August 1900.
      Lula J. Hicks Vs. J.W. Burress :: 1 August 1900 To the Hon. R. C. Jackson, Judge of the Circuit Court of Tazewell County, Virginia:Your oratrix, Lula J. Hicks, would respectfully represent unto your Honor that on the 26th day of October, 1897, she sold to one J. W. Burress a house and lot in the Town of Graham, Va., at the price of Three Hundred Dollars of which amount the said Burress paid your oratrix One Hundred Dollars; and for the residue he executed to your oratrix two bonds of One Hundred Dollars each, one of which was payable Two years after date; and the other was payable One year after date; each with interest from the date of sale, Oct. 26th, I897. Since the execution of the said notes or bonds, the said Burress has paid on the first note due some very small payments; all of which are endorsed on the back of the first bond due; and the residue is wholly unpaid, although the said Burress has repeatedly been called on for payment. Your oratrix has a good and sufficient title to the said property; and she files herewith her deed to the said property to the said J. W. Burress, to be treated as an escrow in this cause, to 003 delivered to the said J. W. Burress only when he shall have fully paid the residue of the purchase money, and the costs of this suit. She also files herewith the two said bonds as exhibits. Your oratrix prays that the said J. W. Burress be made a party defendant to this bill, and required to answer the same, but not on oath, that being waived; and that your oratrix have a decree for her money; and that said house and lot, which is known as the John P. Kelly property be sold to pay the same. And she prays for general relief. And as in duty bound, she will ever pray, &c. Lula J. Hicks. J. W. Hicks, counsel for the Complainant.Entered in August Term of Court Lula J. Hicks vs. J.W. Burress in ChanceryThe complainant by her counsel admitting in open court that this cause has been compromised and adjusted, the same is ordered to be left from the docket.