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Vernon Lee Burress

Male 1889 - 1961  (72 years)


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  • Name Vernon Lee Burress 
    Born 11 Apr 1889  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900 1900  Clear Fork District, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910 1910  Clear Fork District, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 8 Jun 1911  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 11 Feb 1915  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 29 Jul 1915  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 7 Sep 1915  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920 1920  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 8 Apr 1922  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930 1930  Bluefield, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 11 May 1950  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Oct 1961  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age 72 years 
    Buried 20 Oct 1961  Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID P1231  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father John Wesley Burress
              b. Sep 1849, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Jan 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

    Wife Mabel Delilah Givens
              b. 2 Aug 1902, Falls Mills, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Dec 1991, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Mercer County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 7 children 
    Family ID F216  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1889 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Vernon Burress held the lucky number at the last drawing of the Moore suit club. - 11 Feb 1915 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - A number of Grahamites, including several ladies, enjoyed a big fox chase on East River Mountain Tuesday night. Grace Hall was chosen master of hounds and the dogs were not long in finding a good trail. The chase lasted an hour when the fox went to earth near the big bluffs under the brink of the mountain. It WaS the first experience at chasing for some of the ladies but they enjoyed the fun immensely. Those in the party were Mrs. J.W Moore, Misses Orgie, Ida and Jessie Burress, Marue Scott, Mandeline Trout, Gertrude and Mabel Rucker, Billie and Marie Hall and Edna Kelster and Donald Sanders, Ray Hart, Verny Burress, Bob Greever, Walter Keister, A.G. Hall and Amos Wade. - 29 Jul 1915 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Labor Day parade - 7 Sep 1915 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1920 - 1920 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - V.L. Burress Narrowly Escapes Being Crushed to Death, Piano Falls on Driver of Truck... - 8 Apr 1922 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Virginia Sider Fined / Bluefield Daily Telegrah - 11 May 1950 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1961 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Oct 1961 - Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Mercer County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-897186494] Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-1999, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    2. [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), West Virginia Death Index, 18 Oct 1961.
      Name: Vernon Lee Burress Birth Date: 11 Apr 1884 Birth Place: Tazewell County, Virginia Death Date: 18 Oct 1961 Death Place: B.P. Blfd., Mercer, West Virginia Burial Date: 20 Oct 1961 Cemetery Name: Maple Hill Death Age: 72 Occupation: Hauling & Moving Transfer Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: Wesley Burress Mother Name: Maggie Hall FHL Film Number: 804481

    3. [S-1275223198] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).