Asa Azil Burris – On This Date in 1892

Rosa and Asa Burris's Wedding

Rosa and Asa Burris’s Wedding

On this date, the 13th of June in 1892, our paternal great grandfather, Asa Azil was born in Missouri to parents William Henry Burris and Jane Deborah Garner.**

According to the 1900 census he lived with his family in Roaring River, Missouri. According to the 1930 census he is living in Tiger, Creek, Oklahoma and married Rosa Pearl Raabe around 1919 when he was 27 years old. They had 11 children. He passed away on 4 Apr 1953 in Drumright, Creek, Oklahoma, USA.*

Fun Tidbits:

He was a machinist in the Oil Field.He raised a family and earned a living on just a 4th grade education. He also served in the military during World War I.


**Source: Find A Grave.

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

(^) stands for

each generation

between our

parents and Asa.

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