On this date the 30th of November, in 1918, our paternal great-great grandmother, Jane Burris passed away in Cassville, Missouri.**
Mrs. W.H. Burris died Saturday, November 30 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Richard Knee, in this city, following an illness of many months. The funeral was held Sunday and interment in the Munsey Cemetery on the Roaring River.
December 5, 1918
Here is how we are related:
Our parents – Floyd Dee Adams was married to Nelda Grace Laprarie
Floyd Dee’s parents – ^Ida Mae Burris was married to Floyd Brazier Adams
Ida Mae’s parents – ^^Asa Azil Burris was married to Rosa Pearl Raabe
Asa Azil’s parents – ^^^Jane Deborah Garner was married to William Henry Burris
(^) stands for
parents and Jane.
Jane Deborah and William Henry were first cousins.
The Roaring River Township (Eagle Rock area) census of 1900, Barry Co, Mo. lists Jane Deborah as having 10 children, 9 living as of census date. Several children of their marriage had severe eye problems – blind or near blind (Mary, Ida, Rosa, Effie and Ellen).
*Source: Mobarry’s RootsWeb
***Source: Find A Grave