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Re: Julia Emma Burgess
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: May 20, 2012 at 11:48:39
In Reply to: Julia Emma Burgess by Rick Burgess of 65481

Building on information supplied by Willie. But all records seem to show Julia born in MS.

TX Dth Idx thru 1976:

Name: William Howard West
Death Date: 20 Nov 1954
Death Place: Beeville, Bee, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 67 years 9 months 9 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 11 Feb 1887
Birthplace: Bee County, Texas
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Thomas H. West
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Name: Julia Burgess
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Occupation: Ranching Cattle
Place of Residence: Beeville, Bee, Texas
Cemetery: Glenwood
Burial Place: Beeville, Texas
Burial Date: 22 Nov 1954
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2114283
Digital Film Number: 4165613
Image Number: 436
Reference Number: cn 52796

Name: Sophia Eugenia Williams
Death Date: 24 Sep 1965
Death Place: Beeville, Bee, Texas
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 75 years
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 26 Nov 1889
Birthplace: Bee County, Texas
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Thomas Howard West
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Julia Burgess
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Public School Teacher
Place of Residence: Beeville, Bee, Texas
Cemetery: Glenwood
Burial Place: Beeville, Texas
Burial Date: 26 Sep 1965
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2117868
Digital Film Number: 4028293
Image Number: 798
Reference Number: 74385

Name: Thomas Howard West
Death Date: 19 Jan 1916
Death Place: Bee, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: W
Death Age: 84 years 6 months 4 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 15 Jul 1831
Birthplace: La
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: R. West
Father's Birthplace: Ky
Mother's Name: Lyons
Mother's Birthplace: Ky
Occupation: Ranchman
Place of Residence:
Cemetery:
Burial Place: Beeville
Burial Date: 20 Jan 1916
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2051579
Digital Film Number: 4165872
Image Number: 2237
Reference Number: 83

On the 1910 census it shows Thomas was married twice, Julia just once. And, 1900 shows Thomas was b Jul 1831, LA.

1930 census Bee Co, TX, Julia still alive:

West, William H., hd, 43, sgl, b TX, LA, MS
" Julia B., mother, 76 wd, b MS, AL, GA

On Find a Grave site Sophia Eugenia West Williams is listed in Glenwood Cemetery, but not her brother. His DC says he's buried there.

Go to Rootsweb's WorldConnect site -- http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi -- enter West, Thomas, born Louisiana, 1831 + or - five years, spouse Julia. Someone has more information on the family. Maybe there's enough there to tell if this is your Julia Burgess????

Happy Hunting (^_^)


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