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Benjamin Rush Burress

Male 1857 - 1937  (79 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Rush Burress 
    Born 30 Sep 1857  Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, Pg 20" Benjamin R. Burress 20 Sep 1855 (date wrong?) Burk Garden, Tazewell VaFather - James Burress; Mother - Frances Burress.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Western District, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Clear Fork, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Clear Fork, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1880  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1900  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1910  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1920  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Notice 21 August 1925  St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bluefield Telegraph 21 August 1926  St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bluefield Telegraph 1 Jan 1933  St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bluefield Telegraph 23 February 1935  St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 01 Apr 1937  St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pending the arrival of his daughter from Utica, N.Y., funeral service arrangements for Benjamin Rush Burress, 79, who died suddenly at 12:10 yesterday morning at his home at St.Clair's Crossing (More...)
    Buried Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Benjamin Rush Burress Gravestone
    Benjamin Rush Burress Gravestone
    Person ID P993  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 

    Father James "Jimmy" Burress,   b. April 1807, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 June 1883, Headwaters Clinch, Tazewell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary Frances "Franky" Neal,   b. 1808, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1829-30  Russelll County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emeline "Emma" Cox,   b. 18 October 1859, Floyd County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 November 1954, Mercer, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 09 Aug 1877  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Virginia "Jennie" Gertrude Burress,   b. 15 April 1878, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1915, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  []
     2. Clara Lula Burress,   b. 22 Aug 1880, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1921, Mercer, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  []
     3. Elizabeth Burress,   b. 07 Dec 1882, Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Margaret "Maggie" S. Burress,   b. Dec 1884, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     5. Loll Oletta "Lettie" Burress,   b. 27 Nov 1885, Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1968, Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  []
     6. Conner Otis Burress,   b. 20 Feb 1888, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1952, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  []
     7. Lathrop "Lake" Crockett Burress,   b. 18 Sep 1891, Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1946, Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  []
     8. Roy Mason Burress,   b. 6 Apr 1894, Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 March 1975, Princeton, Mercer, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  []
     9. Hazel Gladys Burress,   b. 1895, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1968, Utica, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  []
     10. William Claude Burress,   b. 1897, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1954  (Age 58 years)  []
     11. Nannie M. Burress,   b. Feb 1897, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1857 - Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Aug 1877 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Notice - Ben Burress, veteran farmer and bible student, says the earth is just about due to dry up.... - 21 August 1925 - St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBluefield Telegraph - Old Man Joel hundreds of years ago forcasted the advent of the automobile and wireless, says Ben Burress, veteran Bible student of St. Clair's Crossing. Mr. Burress maintains that every thing for its time and proves his logic from the Bible. (More...) - 21 August 1926 - St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBluefield Telegraph - Ben Burress is able to be out again having been indisposed for several days. - 1 Jan 1933 - St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBluefield Telegraph - Ben Burress of St. Clair's Crossing, was operated on Monday at Bluefield Sanitarium and is getting along nicely. - 23 February 1935 - St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Apr 1937 - St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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