Mary Horton Burris – On This Date in 1866

Headstone of Mary Horton Burris

Headstone of Mary Horton Burris

On this date the 28th of September in 1866, our paternal great-great-great-great-great grandmother, Mary Horton Burris passed away in Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, USA.***
Mary Horton was married to Daniel Burris and had 16 children.**

Interesting Tidbits about Mary from Find A Grave:

Daughter of William Horton & Winnefred White. (Winnefred has various spellings in various sources.)

She married Daniel Burris on Nov. 27 1794 in Surry Co., NC. In 1806 they left NC for OH. About 1830 they moved to IN.

Mary & Daniel were members of the Fall Creek Monthly Meeting in Rainsboro, OH, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). As did many Quakers, they assisted slaves northward on the underground railroad.

Mary & Daniel’s 16 known children were Rachel, Stephen, John H., Jacob, Martha, Mary, Daniel, Bowater, Abraham, Moses, Horton, Miles, Andrew “Andy”, Lewis, Elias Henry & Rebecca.

*Source: Find A Grave
**Source: Ancestry
***Source: WikiTree