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Sarah Melvina "Sallie" Burress

Sarah Melvina "Sallie" Burress[1]

Female 1885 - 1967  (81 years)

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  • Name Sarah Melvina "Sallie" Burress  [2
    Born 23 Apr 1885  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900 1900  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910 1910  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    CV News 22 Mar 1935  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 1967  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 13 Mar 1967  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Age 81 years 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
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    Sarah Melvina Burress
    Notes 
    • March 22, 1935 - Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shortridge (Sarah M. Burress) , Cinda Waldron and Mrs. R. H. Burress were visiting relatives in Raven Saturday night on account of illness in the family. (The illness would have been that of Raleigh and Sarah's stepmother, Jennie Chambers Burress).

      Who is Cinda Waldron??
    Person ID P1236  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father John Wesley Burress
              b. 10 Mar 1861, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 May 1929, Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Matilda "Tildie" Rose Earls
              b. 1861, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Nov 1895, Cavatts Creek, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1879  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F186  Group Sheet

    Husband William Henry Shortridge
              b. 16 Aug 1878, Grundy, Buchanan County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 January 1958, Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1902  Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 13 children 
    Family ID F1090  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 1885 - McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1900 - 1900 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1902 - Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1910 - 1910 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCV News - Mr. & Mrs. Henry Shortridge (Sarah M. Burress) , Cinda Waldron & Mrs. R. H. Burress were visiting relatives in Raven Sat night on account of illness in the family. (The illness would have been that of Raleigh & Sarah's stepmother, Jennie Chambers Burress) - 22 Mar 1935 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 1967 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Mar 1967 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881254] Grave Stone.

    2. [S-897172262] Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    3. [S-1444881254] Grave Stone, Gravestone, 13 Mar 1967.

    4. [S-1444881224] Will/Estate Papers, Will, 30 March 1967.
      I, Sarah M. Shortridge, a resident of Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking all wills by me at any time heretofore made. First: I direct that all my just debts be paid, if I shall owe any at the time of my death, including funeral expenses and any hospital or doctor bills.Second: All the balance and residue of my property, both real and personal, I do give, devise and bequeath to my daughter, Gloria June Nuckels, to be hers absolutely and in fee simple, but subject to this proviso: that should my said daughter, Gloria June Nuckels, precede me in death, then and in that event only, all the balance and residue of my property, both real and personal, shall pass equally, share and share alike, to my other children, namely: John Shortridge, Grace Rimmer, Bill Shortridge, Nannie Houchins, Pansy Damron, I.C. Shortridge, Thelma Joyce, Anne Blevins, Raymond Shortridge, Mae O'Byrne and Robert Shortridge.Third: I do appoint my daughter, Gloria June Nuckels, as Executrix of this my last will and testament; and, I do direct no security be required of her as Executrix hereof upon her qualification.IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereunto subscribe my name and affix my seal to this my last will and testament, this the 14th day of December 1966.Sarah M. ShortridgeThe above signature of the Testatrix was made and the foregoing will was acknowledged to be her last will and testament by the said Testatrix, in the presence of us, two competent witnesses, present at the same time; and we, the said witnesses, do hereunto subscribe the said will on the date last above written, in the presence of the said Testatrix and of each other, at the request of the said Testatrix, who was then of sound mind and over the age of twenty one years.Emma Mabe Gloria June Nuckles:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the County of Tazewell, the 30th day of March, 1967.IN RE: PROBATE OF LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF SARAH M. SHORTRIDGE, DECEASED.A writing dated the 14th day of December, 1966, purporting to be the last will and testament of Sarah M. Shortridge was on the 28th day of March 1967, presented in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit court of Tazewell County, Virginia, by Gloria June Nuckles, daughter of Sarah M. Shortridge, and offered for probate. It appearing from the evidence introduced that the said Sarah M. Shortridge died on the 13th day of Mary, 1967: that at the time of her death she had a known place of residence in Tazewell County, Virginia, and owned real property therein. Thereupon came Emma Mabe, one of the subscribing witnesses to said writing, who, after being duly sworn, stated that the said writing was signed by placing her mark thereon, and acknowledge by the said Sarah M. Shortridge as and for her last will and testament in her presence, and in the presence of Gloria June Nuckles, the other subscribing witness thereto, all three being present together at the same time, and that she, the said Emma Mabe, and Gloria June Nuckels signed their names thereto as subscribing witnesses at the request of the said Sarah M. Shortridge and in her presence and in the presence of each other, all three being present together at the same time, and that in her opinion, the said Sarah M. Shortridge was of sound mind at the time thereof. It, therefore, appearing that the said writing was properly executed as a will is required to be executed under the law and that the same has been legally proven, the said writing is hereby admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded as and for the last will and testament of Sarah M. Shortridge, deceased.Whereupon, on this 30th day of March 1967, again came Gloria June Nuckels, who is named in said writing as Executrix thereof, and declined to act as such Executrix, and moved no personal representative be appointed to administer said estate; and it appearing from the evidence introduced the Sarah M. Shortridge at the time of her death owned no personal property, no personal representative is appointed to administer said estate. Given under my hand this the 30th day of March, 1967Rhea F. Moore, Jr. Clerk.:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::VIRGINIA: In the Clerks office of the Circuit Court of the County of TazewellEstate of Sarah M. Shortridge (Widow), Deceased. I, the undersigned, daughter, and sole heir under the Last Will and Testament of Sarah M. Shortridge, decease, late of the County of Tazewell, Virginia, on my oath say that I have made diligent inquiry and that I believe the following to be a true and correct list together with the ages and the addresses of the heirs of my decedent, Sarah M. Shortridge, who died testate on March 13, 1967LIST OF HEIRSJohn Raleigh Shortridge 63 son Jewell Ridge Virginia Grace S. Rimmer 62 Daughter Richlands Virginia William H. Shortridge 58 Son Cedar Bluff Virginia Nannie S. Houchins 60 Daughter Bluefield West Virginia Pansy S. Damron, 57 Daughter Richlands Virginia Isaac C. Shortridge 52 Son Richlands Virginia Thelma S. Joyce 50 Daughter Cedar Bluff Virginia Anne S. Blevins 47 Daughter Jewell Valley Virginia Raymond Shortridge 44 Son Portsmouth Virginia Gloria June Nuckles 39 Daughter Richlands Virginia Mae S. O'Bryne 39 Daughter Gold Vein Virginia Robert Shortridge 37 Son Flushing MichiganGiven under my hand this 30th day of March, 1967 Gloria June Nuckels Daughter and BeneficiarySubscribed and sworn to before me, this 30th day of March 1967 Rhea F. Moore, Jr. Clerk

    5. [S-1444881244] Marriage Record, Tazewell County Marriage Register 3, Page 153, Line 188 , 20 July 1902.
      Husband Name: Henry Shortridge Husband Age: 23 Husband Birthplace: Buchanan County, Virginia Husband Residence: Tazewell County, Virginia Husband Condition: Single Husband Father: Smith Shortridge Husband Mother: Not Given Husband Occupation: Farmer Wife Name: Sallie Burress Wife Age: 17 Wife Birthplace: Tazewell County, Virginia Wife Residence: Tazewell County, Virginia Wife Condition: Single Wife father: John Burress Wife Mother: Not Given Marriage Date: 20 July 1902 Marriage Place: Tazewell County, Virginia Performed By: J.R. Sparks