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Cana Mae "Cannie" Combs

Cana Mae "Cannie" Combs

Female 1883 - 1927  (43 years)

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  • Name Cana Mae "Cannie" Combs 
    Born 6 April 1883  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900 1900  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920 1920  Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Feb 1927  War, McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 43 years 
    Buried Mar 1927  Hartwell Cemetery, McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 13 siblings 
    Histories
    Burress Family History / Written by Matilda Burress Bledsoe, daughter of Raleigh & Cana Combs Burress
    Person ID P1016  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father Meredith Richard Combs
              b. Jan 1861, Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 May 1924, Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Susan Elizabeth "Susie" Totten
              b. 8 Mar 1867, Rich Valley, Smyth County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Nov 1933, Pocahontas, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1881  Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F322  Group Sheet

    Husband Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton Burress
              b. 28 August 1880, Tazewell County, Virginia 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) 
    Married 31 Jan 1900  Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 13 children 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 April 1883 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She is also listed as living with parents & siblings. Unable to read or write. Occupation listed as Day Labor. (Working on her parents farm?) The census was probably being taken right around the time they were married which is why she is in two places. - 1900 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1900 - 1900 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Jan 1900 - Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living with husband Raleigh & children: Walter 8, Sarah R. 6, Bird 4, Emery 3, Dora 1. Can't read/write - 1910 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1920 - With husband & children Tilda, Bird, Emery, Dora, Ernest, Sherman, Georgia and Lola - 1920 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Feb 1927 - War, McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Mar 1927 - Hartwell Cemetery, McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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.).

    2. [S-1444881244] Marriage Record, Marriage Certificate, 31 Jan 1900.
      Husband Name: Roley Burress Husband Age: 19 Husband Birthplace: Tazewell County, Virginia Husband Residence: Tazewell County, Virginia Husband Condition: Single Husband Father: John Burress Husband Mother: Matilda Burress Husband Occupation: Farmer Wife Name: Canny Combs Wife Age: 16 Wife Birthplace: Tazewell County, Virginia Wife Residence: Tazewell County, Virginia Wife Condition: Single Wife father: Richard Combs Wife Mother: Susan Combs Marriage date: 31 Jan 1900 Marriage Place: Tazewell County, Virginia, Brides Residence Performed By: J.R. Sparks