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Elizabeth Alice "Bessie" Thompson

Female 1903 - 1939  (36 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Alice "Bessie" Thompson 
    Born 2 Jul 1903  Summers County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1920  Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 17 Apr 1935  Caretta, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1936  Huntington; Ceredo; Kenova, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Newspaper 25 Nov 1936  Welch, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Nov 1939  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bessie Thompson Burress Death Certificate
    Bessie Thompson Burress Death
    Bessie Thompson Burress Death Notice
    Bessie Thompson Burress Death
    28 November 1939
    Roderfield, West Virginia
    Buried 29 Nov 1939  Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P1123  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2015 

    Father Henry Thompson,   b. Abt 1882, Hinton, Summers, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Gussie Frances Albert,   b. 1867, Hinton, Summers, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 McClellon Hall,   b. 1898,   d. 1968  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1920  Raleigh, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced After 1925  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. McClellon Hall, Jr.,   b. 1925, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emery Hamilton Burress,   b. 27 Jan 1907, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1961, Lansing, Clinton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 17 May 1934  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Bluefield Newspaper note - Miss Bessie Thompson, of War, became the bride of Emory H. Burris of Tazewell, Va Thr, May 17. They were married at the Methodist parsonage in the presence of friends with the Rev. C.E. Painter, officiating.
    Emery Burress and Bessie Thompson
    Emery Burress and Bessie Thompson
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1903 - Summers County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Widowed, living with parents, she wasn't a widow, Unless she was married before she married McClellon Hall. I haven't done a lot of research on her. - 1920 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1920 - Raleigh, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - After 1925 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1934 - McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Patients admitted to the Stevens Clinic: Mrs. Emory Burress - 17 Apr 1935 - Caretta, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Burress, Emory H. (Bessie A.) first aid mn h210 18t - 1936 - Huntington; Ceredo; Kenova, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Charging that her husband, E.H. Burress, had "beaten me up." Mrs. Bessie Burress, of Welch, had Magistrate H.W. Herndon of Welch issue a warrant for his arrest Tuesday. Officers lodged him in jail to await a hearing before the magistrate. - 25 Nov 1936 - Welch, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Nov 1939 - McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S24] U.S City Directories, 100.
      Polk's Huntington Cabell County, W.V. City Directory