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From: Jack Martin <>
Subject: Re: [BURRESS-L] Burris family in KY
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 16:58:17 -0500


Hi Cheri,

I'm sorry, but I can't find any of your names in my database. Since you're
looking in KY, though, I do have a Micajah Burriss and several of his children who
married the McCoys in Pike County, KY. Just in case you or someone else on the
list might find that tidbit useful.

Jack
List Manager

Cheri Dowell wrote:

> Hello all! I am new to the list so I thought I'd take this opportunity to
> introduce myself. My name is Cheri Dowell and I am connected to the Burris
> )our spelling) family through my husband. I am at present helping him on a
> few of his family lines.
>
> Our Burris line is as follows:
>
> ..Dave Burress - Cordelia Evans (or maybe Victoria Neighbors)
> ....Columbus C Burris - Sara Mandy Harbin
> ......Clyde Aurelia Burris - Elmer Arthur (Jack) Dowell
> ........Jesse Arthur Dowell - Wanda Glyn Duncan
> ..........Michael Keith Dowell - ME (Cheri Turner Dowell)
>
> We have info on many of the siblings for Columbus Burris and his children but
> are stuck with Dave Burress. We have been unable to verify parents or
> siblings for him at present.
>
> Dave Burris was born Oct 1, 1840 and died Aug 14, 1914. He lived in Butler Co
> in 1870 and in Warren Co in 1880. He was married twice: 1st to Cordelia Evans
> in 1858; and second to Victoria Neighbors (sometime between 1870-80).
>
> Is anyone else out there working on this line?
>
> Glad to meet everyone. Be sure to write!!!!!!
>
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