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Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton Burress

Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton Burress

Male 1880 - 1964  (84 years)

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  • Name Raleigh "Raul" Hamilton Burress 
    Born 28 August 1880  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWI Draft Card 1918  Canebrake, McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1920 1920  Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930 1930  Big Creek, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    CV News 4 Jan 1935  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    CV News 31 Jan 1935  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia 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 
    CV News 11 Jul 1935  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 24 July 1939  Baptist Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Deed 15 Feb 1941  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WWII Draft Card 1942  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 1964  Earls Family Cemetery, Cliffield, Earls Branch, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 Oct 1964  Bristol, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age 84 years 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Photos
    Raleigh Hamilton Burress
    Histories
    Raleigh Burress
    Burress Family History / Written by Matilda Burress Bledsoe, daughter of Raleigh & Cana Combs Burress
    Person ID P96  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    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

    Wife 1 Cana Mae "Cannie" Combs
              b. 6 April 1883, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Feb 1927, War, McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1900  Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 13 children 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet

    Wife 2 Frances McCoy
              b. 5 Dec 1877, Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 31 May 1957, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1929  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Photos
    Raleigh Hamilton Burress and 2nd wife Frances McCoy Alley
    Family ID F203  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 August 1880 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Raleigh living with new wife Cannie, no children yet. Renting house. Occupation Day Labor, currently working. Can read/write - 1900 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Jan 1900 - Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wife wife Cana, children Walter (8), Sarah (6), Byrd (4), Emery (3) and Dora (1) Married 10 years. Renting house; coal miner, can read/write - 1910 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWWI Draft Card - 1918 - Canebrake, McDowell County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1920 - With wife Cannie and children Matilda, Byrd, Emery, Dora, Ernest, Sherman, Georgia and Lola. Renting home, Truck Loyer for coal mine (no idea what a Loyer is, probably misspelled on census) assuming Sarah died, doubt she'd be married yet. - 1920 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Apr 1929 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1930 - Street address 255 Berwind-Newhall Road. Renting home $8 month. with 2nd wife Frances, children Georgia, Elise, Perry, Joe S No radio, Miner. (Elsie is Frances daughter, I thought Joe was too until I found his birth info, Ral. & Cana were his parents) - 1930 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCV News - In the Clinch Valley Newspaper -Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Burress were visiting children in West Virginia last week - 4 Jan 1935 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCV News - In the Clinch Valley Newspaper - Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Burress were visiting their uncle (probably Dudley P. Earls) in Cliffield Sunday. - 31 Jan 1935 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCV News - In the Clinch Valley Newspaper - R. H. Burress was visiting his son (May be Byrd P. Burress) at Canebrake over the weekend. - 22 Mar 1935 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCV News - In the Clinch Valley Newspaper - Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Burress, Cedar Bluff, were the dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Burress here Sunday. - 11 Jul 1935 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Deed Between R.H & Frances Burress and J. Ed and Blanche Bandy. - 24 July 1939 - Baptist Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Deed between R.H. and Frances Burress and Byrd P. and Ella Burress. - 15 Feb 1941 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWWII Draft Card - Draft Card - 1942 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1964 - Earls Family Cemetery, Cliffield, Earls Branch, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 1964 - Bristol, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881248] WWI Draft Cards 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, WWI Draft Card, 11 September 1918.

    2. [S-1444881222] Tazewell County Deed Book, Tazewell County Deed Book 45 Page 306, 24 July 1939.

    3. [S-1444881222] Tazewell County Deed Book, Tazewell County Deed Book 152 Page 286, 15 Feb 1941.

    4. [S-1444881218] WWII Draft Registration Cards 1942, Ancestry.com, Draft Registration, 1942.
      Residence RFD #1 Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County, Va Age in Years 61 Birth Date 28 August 1880 (Tazewell Va) Employed By Self Employed Where Baptist Valley, Tazewell Virginia Nearest Relative Frances Burress Residence Cedar Bluff, Va Height 5'8" Build 135 Eye Color Black Hair Color Gray Complexion Ruddy

    5. [S-1443678083] Burial Location, Burial Location.
      Earls Cem, Earls Branch, Tazewell Va - There is no stone in the cemetery, but living relatives say that is where he was buried, and Patrica Christian (Raleigh's granddaughter) says she remembers going to the funeral when she was 14.

    6. [S-1444881244] Marriage Record, Marriage Certificate, 31 Jan 1900.
      Husband Name: Roley Burress Husband Age: 19 Husband Birthplace: Tazewell County, Virginia Husband Residence: Tazewell County, Virginia Husband Condition: Single Husband Father: John Burress Husband Mother: Matilda Burress Husband Occupation: Farmer Wife Name: Canny Combs Wife Age: 16 Wife Birthplace: Tazewell County, Virginia Wife Residence: Tazewell County, Virginia Wife Condition: Single Wife father: Richard Combs Wife Mother: Susan Combs Marriage date: 31 Jan 1900 Marriage Place: Tazewell County, Virginia, Brides Residence Performed By: J.R. Sparks

    7. [S-1444881244] Marriage Record, Marriage Certificate, 22 April 1929.
      Husband Name: R.H. Burress Husband Age: 18 Husband Birthplace: Tazewell County, Virginia Husband Residence: Canebrake, West Virginia Husband Father: John W. Burress Husband Mother: Matilda Earls Burress Husband Occupation: Miner Wife Name: Frances Alley Wife Age: 18 Wife Birthplace: Russell County, Virginia Wife Residence: Richlands, Virginia Wife father: William McCoy Wife Mother: Lisa Jackson McCoy Marriage date: 22 April 1929 Marriage Place: Tazewell County, Virginia, Freewill Baptist Church Performed By: S.E. Brooks