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Conner Otis Burress

Male 1888 - 1952  (64 years)


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  • Name Conner Otis Burress 
    Born 20 Feb 1888  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917 p 280," O Conner Burress 20 Feb 1888 Tazewell, Virginia Father - Benjamin R. Burress, Mother - Emma Burress
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tazewell Newspaper Mention : Tazewell Republican 3 March 1910 
    Residence 1912  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Notice 12 July 1913  St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Notice 15 July 1913  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1915  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bluefield Telegraph 11 May 1915  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bluefield Telegraph 12 May 1915  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1917  Akron, Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWI Draft Card 5 June 1917  Akron, Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1920  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tazewell Newspaper Mention November 1920  Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Notice 6 November 1920  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Notice 26 November 1920  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Felony Convictions 27 November 1920  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Notice 1 December 1920  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tazewell Newspaper Mention 14 Jan 1921  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Notice 6 August 1929  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1934  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWII Draft Card 1942  Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1942  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 24 Feb 1952  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Conner Burress Gravestone
    Conner Burress Gravestone
    Person ID P994  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 

    Father Benjamin Rush Burress,   b. 30 Sep 1857, Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1937, St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 09 Aug 1877  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elaine Thompson Reynolds,   b. 26 July 1898, Lebelon, Ky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 December 1953, Mercer, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1922  Mercer, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harry Burress  []
     2. Gerldine Burress,   b. Abt 1921, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Gladys Burress,   b. Abt 1923, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Paul Burress,   b. 15 Feb 1925, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1971, Morgan County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  []
     5. Living
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1888 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1912 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Notice - Cutting and Shooting Affray.... - 12 July 1913 - St. Clair's Crossing, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Notice - St. Clair Assault Bluefield Daily Telegraph - 15 July 1913 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBluefield Telegraph - Nearly Two Years Since He Was charged With Attempting Assault The arrest Sunday of Connor Burress by Pocahontas officers caused considerable talk and comment in Graham yesterday. The charge upon which he was arrested was an alleged (more...) - 11 May 1915 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBluefield Telegraph - The Graham officials rather took the friends of Connor Burress by surprise by taking him to Tazewell Monday in an automobile rather than wait for the Clinch Valley train yesterday morning. It seems that it was the opinion among his friends (More...) - 12 May 1915 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Akron, Summit, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWWI Draft Card - 5 June 1917 - Akron, Summit, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTazewell Newspaper Mention - Conner Burress, the Graham man, indicted for killing a Graham man with a billiard cue, was tried this week and given one year in the penitentiary. Argument will be made by his counsel to set the verdict aside. - November 1920 - Graham, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Notice - Kelly Hancock dead as result of pool room fight, Conner Burress surrenders to authorities, claims self defense and applies for bail. - 6 November 1920 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Notice - The Conner Burress case is set for today. Burress is charged with being responsible for the death of Kelly Hancock. The two men fought with cue sticks, it will be recalled. - 26 November 1920 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFelony Convictions - Register of Persons Convicted of Felony - 27 November 1920 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Notice - Conner Burress who was given one year in the penitentiary for having caused the death of Kelly Hancock with a cue stick, has taken an appeal & Judge Kegley will render his decision on Saturday. - 1 December 1920 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTazewell Newspaper Mention - Charlie WATKINS charged with shooting with intent to kill his wife, Clara WATKINS and brother in law, Connor BURRESS, was released (More...) - 14 Jan 1921 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jun 1922 - Mercer, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Notice - Conner Burress draws $50 dollar fine...... - 6 August 1929 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1934 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1940 - Clearfork, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWWII Draft Card - WWII Draft Registration - 1942 - Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1942 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Feb 1952 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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