Gurr Family Genealogy Forum
We are searching for the family of Thomas Gurr of Houston County, GA. He was listed in the Census as living previously in SC. We think that these are his children, if you have any different information, we would appreciate it if you would share your data.
In addition, ANY information on Thomas' father would be greatly appreciated. We think that he might have been John Gurr from Virginia.
Thank you for your assistance.
Wanda L. Sumner
Descendants of Thomas GURR
I. THOMAS2 GURR (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1824 in SC, and died July 22,1864 in Civil War? He married MARTHA K. (born October 10,1828 in Houston Co?, GA, and died February 23, 1897).
Notes for THOMAS GURR:
Thomas Gurr, Pvt., March 5, 1864 captured at Marietta - died in prison July 13, 1864 or Atlanta July 23, 1864.
Notes for MARTHA K.:
Was parent or guardian to TW Gurr. More About MARTHA K.:Burial: Snow Springs Cemetery1 Education: Attended Houston Female College
Children of THOMAS GURR and MARTHA K. are:
1. LOUISAR EUGENIA3 GURR, b. January 25,1849.
(LOUISAR EUGENIA3 GURR (THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born January 25, 1849. She married GEORGE MADISON SUMNER February 17, 18671, son of DAVID SUMNER and LULLEN BISHOP. He was born April 14, 1834 in GA.)
Children of LOUISAR GURR and GEORGE SUMNER are:
i. EUDORA VIRGINIA4 SUMNER, b. February 06, 1868, Dooly Co, GA; d.March 12, 1940, Rebecca, Ben Hill Co, GA. (She married HILLERY ALFRED GRIFFIN1, son of WILLIAM GRIFFIN and VICTORIA (GRIFFIN)?. He was born December 27,1857 in Monroe Co, GA, and died August 13, 1939 in Rebecca, Ben Hill Co, GA.)
ii. MARTHA MELISSSA SUMNER, b. February 26, 1870.
iii. JOSEYPHER EDELER SUMNER, b. November 01, 1871.
iv. MARY EUGENIA SUMNER, b. March 24,1874.
v. GEORGIA FLORENCE SUMNER, b. November 22, 1875.
2. MARY GURR, b. Abt. 1850.
3. GEORGIA GURR, b. January 29, 1851; d.
Children of GEORGIA GURR and JOHN SULLIVAN are:
i. JOHN ERASTUS3 SULLIVAN, b. March 05, 1879, Dooly County,GA; d. March 12, 1962, Dooly County,
ii. JAMES ORELIUS SULLIVAN, b. April 16, 1881, GA; d. Unknown,Florida;
iii. JULIA EUJEANE SULLIVAN, b. December 02, 1883, GA; d. February 22, 1918;
iv. ANNA ESTEL SULLIVAN, b. January 30, 1887, GA; d. January 12,1988, Dooly County, GA;
v. DANIEL LEE SULLIVAN, b. September 30, 1888, GA; d. September30, 1943, GA;
vi. EDGAR PATE SULLIVAN, b. July 07, 1893, GA; d. 1910
4. HENRIETTA GURR, b. Abt. 1854.
5. MOSES GURR, b. Abt. 1856.
6. CAROLINE GURR, b. Abt. 1859.
7. JACK P. GURR, b. Abt. 1861; d. October 01, 1897.
8. EMMA GURR, b. Abt. 1868.
9. THOMAS GURR, b. Abt. 1872; d. January 19, 1928.
Data Sources: History of Dooly County; Crumpler Bible; Sandy Mt. Cemetery near Hatly, GA; Dooly County Census - 1850, 1870; Houston County Census - 1840, 1850, 1860; E-mail Notes.