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Re: Desc. of James Littleton Burris -- AR
Posted by: Dee Blakley (ID *****0722) Date: August 26, 2006 at 13:01:34
In Reply to: Re: Desc. of James Littleton Burris -- AR by Rose Burris Williams of 3530

My Burris line also includes James Littleton. . .

He was my great-great grandfather.

His children with Elizabeth Adeline Ashmore:


1. Nancy Elizabeth Burris b: 1845
2. John Thomas Burris b: 1849 in Arkansas, Pope Co.
3. James Frank Burris b: 1851 in Arkansas
4. William Andrew Burris b: 13 OCT 1853 in Arkansas, Pope Co., near Atkins
5. George Washington Burris b: 18 JAN 1856 in Arkansas, Pope Co., Isabel Creek on a farm
6. Margaret Jane Burris b: 1858
7. Jefferson William Burris b: 1860
8. Richard B Burris b: 1863
9. Lucinda Adeline Burris b: 27 AUG 1866 in Arkansas, Pope Co., Atkins

George Washington Burris, Sr. (#5) had the following children with his wife, Mary Matilda Whorton (b. 10/5/1869):

1. Richard Benjamin Burris b: 2 OCT 1878 in Arkansas, Pope Co., Isabel Creek, died 12/13/1944, buried at St. Joe cemetery in St. Joe, AR
2. Ernest Arthur Burris b: 2 NOV 1880 in Arkansas, Pope Co., 10 mi. n/o Atkins on Isabel Creek
3. Walter Monroe Burris b: 29 DEC 1882 in Arkansas, Pope Co., 10 mi. n/o Atkins on Isabel Creek, died 1968, buried at St. Joe
4. Dora Emma Burris b: 18 JUN 1885 in Arkansas, Pope Co., Isabel Creek, died 4/15/1982, buried at St. Joe
5. William Homer Burris b: 6 AUG 1887 in Arkansas, Pope Co., 10 mi. n/o Atkins on Isabel Creek, died 1974, buried at Woodson Cemetery, Woodson, AR
6. Infant son Burris born and died: 21 OCT 1889, buried at St. Joe
7. George Washington Burris, Jr. b: 5 OCT 1890 in Arkansas, Pope Co., 10 mi. n/o Atkins on Isabel Creek, died 5/7/1974, buried at Arkadelphia Cemetery
8. Ottis Gileston Burris b: 26 JUN 1893 in Arkansas, Pope Co., 10 mi. n/o Atkins on Isabel Creek, died 5/22/1979, buried at St. Joe
9. James Thomas Burris b: 22 JUL 1895
10. Ella Rea Burris b: 17 JUL 1896
11. Arkie Lucille Burris b: 26 JAN 1899, died June 4, 1913, killed by an exploding lamp of wood alcohol, buried at St. Joe
12. Ocie Myrtice Burris b: 14 MAR 1901, died Oct. 12, 1910 of malaria, buried at St. Joe

George Washington Burris, Jr. was my paternal grandfather.

I've found a very interesting story about Elizabeth Adeline Ashmore's grandparents if anyone is researching her.

Dee Burris Blakley sharpchick13@yahoo.com


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