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Micajah "Cager" Burress

Micajah "Cager" Burress

Male 1777 - 1852  (75 years)

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  • Name Micajah "Cager" Burress 
    Born 1777  Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    (PP) Tax List 14 March 1797  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 1798  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 1799  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Promissary Note 17 Sep 1799  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 10 March 1800  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notice to Appear 7 July 1800  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 1 April 1801  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 13 Jan 1802  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 16 March 1802  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 20 March 1803  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 13 March 1804  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Purchase 18 June 1804  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    (PP) Tax List 15 April 1805  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List March 1806  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 11 May 1807  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 1809  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1810 1810  Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 1 May 1811  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Warrent 1812  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 1812  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant 10 Jun 1812  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Estate Sale 5 March 1817  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1820 1820  Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 23 April 1821  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (PP) Tax List 1824  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830 1830  Russell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court Case May 1834  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1840 1840  Russell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Law Order Books Mar 1849  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1850 1850  District 54, Russell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died July 1852  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Court 4 Aug 1852  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Will 13 Aug 1852  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age 75 years 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID P1052  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father William Burress
              b. 1750, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1815-1820?, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ellender Candler (?)
              b. Abt 1757, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1774  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F225  Group Sheet

    Wife 1 Rachel McCoy
              b. 1779, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. June 1855, Pike County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1795  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 7 children 
    Family ID F224  Group Sheet

    Wife 2 Elizabeth Francis
              b. Abt 1810, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1850  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1777 - Bedford County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1795 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of James Hoge. Micajah Burris 1 males above 16, 1 Horse - 14 March 1797 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of James Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+1 Horse; Amount of tax .9 - 1798 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 1 Horse, Tax .12 - 1799 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPromissary Note - On the first day of May next for value ??, I promise to pay to Abram Trigg the sum of Four pounds, fifteen shillings Virginia Currency as witness my hand in seal this 17th day of September 1799. Test. John Smith. - 17 Sep 1799 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 2 male 16+, 1 Horse, Tax .12, - 10 March 1800 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNotice to Appear - To the worshipful court of Montgomery Co, Abram Trigg humbly showeth, that Micajah Burress stands indebted to him 4 pounds 15 shillings by note and refuseth payment. Wherefore your petitioner prays judgement against him for the fame, with his costs. - 7 July 1800 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 1 Horse, Tax .11 - 1 April 1801 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Micajah Burress asignee as above and on the last mentioned warrent enters 50 acres of land on the waters of the Barespring joining Isaac Chapmans land on the east side and extending along his lines towards John Grants & down toward the river for quantity - 13 Jan 1802 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 0 Horse - 16 March 1802 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 0 Horse - 20 March 1803 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 1 Horse, Tax .12 - 13 March 1804 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPurchase - Philip Hevner estate which was appraised on June 18, 1804 and at the estate sale, hatter's implements were purchased by Micajah Burress. - 18 June 1804 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 1 Horse, Tax .12 - 15 April 1805 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 2 Horse, Tax .24 - March 1806 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 2 Horse, Tax .36 - 11 May 1807 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - List of taxed property within district of John Hoge. Micajah Burress - 1 male 16+, 0 Horse, Tax .12 - 1809 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - M Burress assignee of Gordan Cloyd by virtue of land office treasury warrent enters 50 acres of land on the west side of New River to join John Smiths land at the upper corner of Smiths & extend up the branch & join a survey of 30 acres made for said Smith - 1 May 1811 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Warrent - Unindexed Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1812-1855 Rank - Pvt; Unit - Va Mil, Capt James Hoge; Rejected - True (does this mean his claim was rejected? Why?; Year - 1812; Warrant # 55-219750 1 - 1812 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - War of 1812 :: Micajah Burress :: 4 Regiment Virginia Militia Army :: Rank Induction and Discharged - Drummer (In the same Company as Anderson Burress) Virginia Mil, Capt James Hoges - 1812 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 10 Jun 1812 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEstate Sale - Purchased Plow & Geers and Bacon for 8.66 from Estate of Rob Owens - 5 March 1817 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - Amount of Tax 13 1/2 - 23 April 1821 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(PP) Tax List - Micajah Burress :: (Males over 16 ) 1 (Number of Mares and Colts) 2 (Amount of Tax) $0.24 - 1824 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Case - Complaint of William Nash against Micajah Burress for unlawfully withholding 20 acres. - May 1834 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLaw Order Books - Micajah Burress and Elizabeth Francis for Lewdness - Mar 1849 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1850 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - July 1852 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - Looks like Sidney, Micajah's dau (if she was his & didn't just take his name) was 6 when M died & she was bound out after his death to a fam named Musick, who she was living with in 1860. By 1870 her and her mother Eliz are living w/ Judy Fraley. - 4 Aug 1852 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - An Inventory of Micajah Burress' Estate - 13 Aug 1852 - Russell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1440266139] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the ), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 54, Russell, Virginia; Roll: M432_975; Page: 255A; Image: .
      Birth date: abt 1777 Birth place: Virginia Residence date: 1850 Residence place: District 54, Russell, Virginia

    2. [S-1406195391] Early Adventure on the Western Waters , Mary B. Kegley, Vol II Page 293, 18 Jun 1804.
      Philip Hevner estate which was appraised on June 18, 1804 and at the estate sale, hatter's implements were purchased by Micajah Burress.

    3. [S-1444881206] Russell County Law Order Book, Book 10 Page 139, 10 May 1834.

    4. [S-1444881217] Law Order Books, Law Order Book 12 Page 200.

    5. [S-1444881206] Russell County Law Order Book, Book 12 Page 448.
      Tuesday August 3, 1852For reason appearing to the court, the estate of Micajah Burress, Dec'd is committed to the hands of the Sheriff of this county to be by him adminstracted according to law.

    6. [S-1444881217] Law Order Books.
      Russell County Law order Book 12 Page 448

    7. [S-1439356424] Russell County, Virginia Will Books, Vol 6 Page 383 & 511, 13 Aug 1852.

    8. [S-1278158106] Virginia, Marriages, 1660-1800, Dodd, Jordan, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).
      Marriage date: 13 Oct 1795 Marriage place: Montgomery County, Virginia
      http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=eamva&h=27163&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    9. [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.).