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Adam Anderson Burress

Adam Anderson Burress

Male 1910 - 1961  (51 years)

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  • Name Adam Anderson Burress 
    Born 9 Mar 1910  St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Newspaper 3 Aug 1926  Havaco, McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 4 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 5 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 10 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 11 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 17 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 18 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 20 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 29 Aug 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 11 Sep 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 18 Sep 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 3 Oct 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 10 Oct 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 11 Oct 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 21 Oct 1926  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 14 Jan 1927  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 5 Feb 1927  McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930  Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940 1940  Beaver Pond, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 28 Jun 1945  Camp Atterbury Columbus, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 1 Aug 1961  Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Age 51 years 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Person ID P1241  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father Joseph Anderson "Anse" Burress
              b. 25 Mar 1864, Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Jan 1936, Bluestone, Tazewell, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Cordelia Victory Waddle
              b. 13 Oct 1869, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Sep 1913, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1886  Bland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet

    Wife Mary Elizabeth Croy 
    Family ID F1536  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Mar 1910 - St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress Accused of attacking child (Bluefield Daily Telegraph) - 4 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - No Grand Jury in Adam Burress Case (Bluefield Daily Telegraph) - 5 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Evidence to be taken Tuesday (Bluefield Daily Telegraph) - 10 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress to be Indicted - 11 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress Trial (Bluefield Daily Telegraph) - 17 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress Sentenced to Die on Scaffold October 29 - 18 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress sentenced to hang (Xenia Ohio Evening Gazette; Beckley Raleigh Register) - 20 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Under the Shadow of the Gallows Charleston Daily Mail - 29 Aug 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress Examined (Charleston Daily Mail) - 11 Sep 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress says he hopes to escape the noose. - 18 Sep 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress mental age only 7 years old. (Beckley Raleigh Register) - 3 Oct 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress Trial - 10 Oct 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress Assault Trail (Charleston Daily Mail) - 11 Oct 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - New Trial Ordered (the Danville VA Bee) - 21 Oct 1926 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress is to be arraigned. (Bluefield Daily Telegraph) - 14 Jan 1927 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Adam Burress gets 20 years (Bluefield Daily Telegraph) - 5 Feb 1927 - McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Adam is listed in the West Virginia Penitentiary, Jefferson Avenue, 19 years of age, inmate, tasked as a clerk - 1930 - Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 28 Jun 1945 - Camp Atterbury Columbus, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Aug 1961 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1275519826] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    2. [S-1275519872] Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007, Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Certificate: 54267; Volume: 16604.

    3. [S-1275519794] U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).