Tag: Ida Mae Burris Adams

Mahala Davis Burris – On This Date in 1887

On this date the 4th of March in 1887, our paternal great-great-great-great grandmother Mahala Davis Burris passed away. She is buried in Greensboro Friends Cemetery in Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana, USA.* Mahala was born in Ohio around 1812 to unknown parents (still researching).** Mahala Davis was married to Horton Burris and had 8 children. *Source: Find A Grave **Source: WikiTree Here is how we…

Horton Burris – On This Date In 1878

On this date, February 23rd, in 1878, our paternal great-great-great-great grandfather Horton Burris passed away in Greensboro, Indiana. He was buried in Greensboro Friends Cemetery, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana, USA.* Horton Burris was married to Mahala Davis and had 8 children.** Check out these links for more family tree information:*** Horton Burris Born March 11, 1813 in Highland, Highland, Ohio, USA Son of…

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

On this date the 14th of February in 2001, our paternal grandmother, Mae Adams  passed away in Ferriday, Concordia Parish, Louisiana. She was laid to rest next to her husband Floyd in Heard Cemetery in Manifest, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.  My fondest memories of Grandma was her wit, her love of Little Debbie snack cakes, her routine of washing…

Asahel Burris – On This Date in 1834

On this date the 20th of January in 1834, Asahel Burris was born in Hancock County, Indiana parents Horton Burris and Mahala Davis.* Asahel was married to Sarah Ann Garner and had 8 children. Here is how we (Krista, Jennifer, Emily and Brady) are related: Our parents – Floyd Dee Adams was married to Nelda Grace Laprarie Floyd Dee’s parents – ^Ida…

Floyd Dee Adams – On This Date in 1950

On this date the 12th of January in 1950 our Dad, Floyd Dee Adams was born to parents, Floyd B. Adams and Ida Mae Burris, in Yale, Payne County, Oklahoma.  He has spent most of his adolescent years growing up in Ferriday, Louisiana. He married our mom, Nelda Grace LaPrarie, right after high school. While my mom was pregnant, he named each of…

Jane Deborah Garner Burris – On This Date in 1918

On this date the 30th of November, in 1918, our paternal great-great grandmother, Jane Burris passed away in Cassville, Missouri.** Obituary*** 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…

Sarah Ann Garner – On this Date in 1834

On this date the 8th of November in 1834, our paternal great-great-great grandmother, Sarah Ann Garner, was born in Shelby County, Indiana as one of 6 children of Henry and Susanna Garner.*  Sarah Ann was married to Asahel Burris and had 8 children. She passed away on 4 May 1900 in Missouri.  Interesting Tidbits:** Census of July 1850, indicates Sarah’s age…

Our Family Tree Changes

Our family tree located on the horizontal menu bar is undergoing some changes, but family member posts are still being added under a new category titled “The Kinfolk.” The previous family tree software was difficult to navigate and I’m currently inputting the data into a new online family tree. http://www.grannysfrontporch.myheritage.com I believe the living relatives…

Elizabeth Walker Garner – On This Date in 1870

On this date the 21st of July, in 1870, our paternal great-great-great grandmother passed away in Barry, Missouri. Elizabeth Walker was born in North Carolina circa 1829. She was married to Francis Owen Garner and had 9 children* Note: Still researching her parents. *Source: Ancestry.com Here is how we are related: Our parents – Floyd Dee Adams was…

Mary Horton Burris- On This Date in 1778

On this date in the 25th of May in 1778, our paternal great-great-great-great-great grandmother, Mary Horton was born in Cherokee Lands, North Carolina to parents William Horton and Winnefred White.** Mary Horton was married to Daniel Burris and had 16 children. She died on September 28, 1866 in Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, USA.*** Here is how we are related: Our parents – Floyd Dee…