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Byrd Patton Burress

Byrd Patton Burress

Male 1905 - 1971  (65 years)

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  • Name Byrd Patton Burress 
    Born 11 Jul 1905  Pounding Mill, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Byrd Patton Burress Birth Certificate
    Byrd Patton Burress Birth Certificate
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 15 Feb 1941  Baptist Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Jun 1971  Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Byrd P. Burress & Ella Rivers Mitchell Gravestone
    Byrd P. Burress & Ella Rivers Mitchell Gravestone
    Died 11 Jun 1971  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Clinch Valley Newspaper Obit

      In the Clinch Valley Newspaper Tazewell Virginia 14 Mar 1912 Mr. Byrd P. Brewster, whose illness was mentioned from time to time in these columns, passed away at the Williams Hospital at Richlands, on Thursday night, March 7, at 8 o'clock, lacking part of a day of being 43 years old. His body was brought to his home here on Friday and buried from the Church of God on Saturday. The funeral was preached by Rev. G.R. Thomas, of this place, at 12 o'clock, to a very large crowd of relatives and friends of the deceased, many being from a distance. After which his body was taken charge of by about thirty Odd Fellows and buried at the Ringstaff Cemetery here. Mr. Brewster was saved some time ago, had backslidden, but was reclaimed soon after he was taken to the hospital. he was a kind and loving husband, an honest and good citizen, who will be missed. He leaves a wife, three brothers, George and James, of this place, and Joe of English, WV., and three sisters, Mrs. Sam Conner, of Simmons, Mrs. Gus Cyphers, English, Mrs. Andy Brewster, Cucumber, besides his mother, at English WV. Mr. Brewster loved God and the church, and he always attended when he could possibly do so. May God comfort the bereaved ones, especially his companion who is so lonely without him. May 31, 1912 Mr. Byrd Bruster's grave will be decorated here Sunday afternoon by the Odd Fellows. Rev. Isaac Wright, of Bluefield, will preach at 2 o'clock
    Byrd P. Burress Death Certificate
    Byrd P. Burress Death Certificate
    Person ID P1010  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2015 

    Father Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton Burress,   b. 28 Aug 1880, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1964, Bristol, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Cana Mae Combs,   b. 6 Apr 1883, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1927, War, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1900  Pounding Mill, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ella Rivers Mitchell,   b. 10 Oct 1909, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1970, Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1927  Canebrake, McDowell, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Byrd P. Burress & Ella Rivers Mitchell Marriage Certificate
    Byrd P. Burress & Ella Rivers Mitchell Marriage Certificate
    Byrd P. Burress & Ella Rivers Mitchell Marriage Certificate
    Byrd P. Burress & Ella Rivers Mitchell Marriage Certificate
    Children 
     1. Raymond Alfred Burress,   b. 29 Apr 1928, Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 2009, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  []
     2. Living
     3. Margaret Ella Burress,   b. 18 Jan 1935, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 May 1990, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  []
     4. Constance Joan Burress,   d. 05 Jul 1936, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     5. Hannah Mae Burress,   b. 29 Apr 1928, Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1928, Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  []
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jul 1905 - Pounding Mill, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jul 1927 - Canebrake, McDowell, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - This deed made this 15th day of February 1941 between R.H. Burriss (sic) and Frances Burriss (sic), husband and wife, parties of the first part, and Byrd P. Burress and Ella Burress, husband and wife, parties of the second part: Witnesseth: That for one dollar cash in hand paid by the parties of the second part to the parties of the first part, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledges, and other consideration as hereinafter set forth, the said parties of the first part do hereby grand, sell and convey, with covenants of general warranty of title, unto the said Byrd P. Burress and Ella Burress all those two certain lots or parcels of land, together with all improvements thereon and appurtenances thereunto belonging, situated and being in Baptist Valley, in Tazewell County, Virginia designated and described as Lots No 15 and 16 on that certain map or plat entitled: sub-division of the Gus Farm situate in Baptist Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia: which said map or plat is attached to and recorded with a certain deed from J.P. Payne and wife to Kathleen Payne, of record in the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Tazewell County, Virginia, reference to which is here made for a more complete description of the property hereby conveyed; and being the same real estate which was conveyed to the grantors herein by J. Ed Bandy and Blanche Bandy, his wife, by deed dated the 24th day of July, 1939 and recorded in the aforesaid Clerk's Office in Deed Book 145 page 306 reference to which is also made for a more complete description of the property hereby conveyed. Reserving, however, unto the grantors, and to the survivor of said grantors, so long as either of said grantors may live, a life estate in said lots or parcels of land hereby conveyed. It is expressly understood between the parties hereto that there is a Vendors Lien subsisting against this property to secure certain deferred installments of the purchase price owing to J.A. Payne as set forth and mentioned in the aforesaid deed from J. Ed Bandy and wife. Of the notes therein mentioned, the last two in the principal sum of $22.22 and $22.23, respectively, are unpaid and outstanding. The parties of the second part, by their acceptance of this deed, do hereby assume the payment of the said unpaid deferred purchase money, as evidence by the notes aforesaid, witness the following signatures and seals. R.H. Burriss (sic) Frances Burriss (sic) T.G Shufflebarger - Notary Public - 15 Feb 1941 - Baptist Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jun 1971 - Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jun 1971 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Byrd and Ella Burress
    Byrd and Ella Burress
    Byrd Burress & Family
    Byrd Burress & Family

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Tazewell County Deed Books, Deed Book 152 Page 286.