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George Washington Burress

Male 1837 - 1916  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name George Washington Burress 
    Born Mar 1837  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850 1850  Western District, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860 1860  Burkes Garden, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 30 Jul 1861  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1870 1870  Burkes Garden, Tazewell, Virgina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 12 Dec 1892  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Witness 1898  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900 1900  Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virgina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court Case 1 Feb 1908  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court 1 Feb 1908  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 7 Aug 1916  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age ~ 79 years 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Person ID P1146  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father James "Jimmy" Burress
              b. April 1807, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Jun 1883, Headwaters Clinch, Tazewell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Frances "Franky" Neel
              b. 1808, Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1869, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1830  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet

    Wife Sarah "Sallie" Digges Noel
              b. 18 April 1836, Essex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 May 1928, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1860  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Divorced Aug 1906  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1837 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1860 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Farm Laborer; Enlisted in Company C, Virginia 50th Infantry Regiment on 30 Jul 1861; Enlisted in 15 Mar 1863 - 30 Jul 1861 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Deed between George W. & Sarah D Burress and Thomas Templeton - 12 Dec 1892 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWitness - Both George and Sarah are witnesses in the divorce proceedings of Mary Francis and her husband. - 1898 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - Aug 1906 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps Court Case - Sarah Brooks sues grandfather George Burress - 1 Feb 1908 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - Dispute with 3 of George's grandchildren, that he raised, over land. - 1 Feb 1908 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Aug 1916 - McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881223] Roster of Ex Confed Soliders.

    2. [S-1444881222] Tazewell County Deed Book, Book 37 Page 391, 12 Dec 1892.
      Deed Book 37 Page 391

    3. [S-1444881221] Tazewell County Chancery Order Book.

    4. [S-1444857683] West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - "West Virginia Deaths, 1853–1970." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah. From originals housed in county courthouses throughout West Virginia. "Death Records.".O).

    5. [S-1444881086] Marriage Records, Tazewell County Marriage Records Book 3 Page 12 Line 41.

    6. [S-1444881221] Tazewell County Chancery Order Book, Chancery Order Book 11 Page 221, Aug 1906.