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Laura Annabelle Burress

Female 1884 - 1956  (71 years)


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  • Name Laura Annabelle Burress  [1
    Born 18 August 1884  Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 April 1956  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 71 years 
    Buried Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID P1228  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father John Wesley Burress
              b. Sep 1849, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 January 1920, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Margurite Hall
              b. 28 Apr 1854, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Dec 1917, Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1867  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F185  Group Sheet

    Husband Joseph S. Shelton
              b. 1877, Mercer County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Sep 1903  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F1065  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 August 1884 - Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Sep 1903 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 April 1956 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1278084704] West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), West Virginia Death Index, 13 Apr 1956.
      Name: Laura Annabelle Burress Shelton Birth Date: 18 Aug 1884 Birth Place: Burkes Garden, Virginia Death Date: 13 Apr 1956 Death Place: Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia Burial Date: 15 Apr 1956 Cemetery Name: Monte Vista Death Age: 71 years 7 months 25 days Occupation: Hw Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Female Father Name: Wesley Burress Mother Name: Margaret Esther Hall FHL Film Number: 804480

    2. [S-1444881244] Marriage Record, Tazewell County Marriage Register 3, Page 161, Line 196, 22 September 1903.
      Husband's Name Joseph F. Shelton Husband's Age 26 Husband's Birthplace Mercer County, West Virginia Husband's Residence Mercer County, West Virginia Husband's Condition Single Husband's Father R. Shelton Husband's Mother Nancy Shelton Husband's Occupation Printer/Painter? Wife's Name Laura A. Burress Wife's Age 16 Wife's Birthplace Tazewell County, Virginia Wife's Residence Tazewell County, Virginia Wife's Condition Single Wife's Father John W. Burress Wife's Mother Mary Marriage Date 22 September 1903 Marriage Place Tazewell County, Virginia Performed By M.P. Combs

    3. [S-1441688991] Newspaper Mention, In the Tazewell Republican, 1903.
      Tazewell Republican - 24 September 1903Mr. Joesph F. Shelton was married at Graham, Va on Tuesday afternoon to Miss Laura Burress, daughter of J.W. Burress. Mr. Shelton is a painter and the first three months of the present year was a member of the "Republican" force. He is an excellent young man. Joe came up to Tazewell on Monday to get his license and called to see us, but did not let the boys know he was in town on such important business. We extend our congratulations.