Daniel Burris – On This Date in 1771

On this date the 10th of July in 1771, our paternal great-great-great-great-great grandfather, Daniel Burris was born in Westfield, Surry County, North Carolina to John C. Burris, Sr and Esther Terriy (Terry). Daniel was married to Mary Horton  and had 16 children. He passed away on June 13, 1845 on 1801 in Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana.*

Interesting Tidbits:*

 “Hinshaw’s Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy” lists Daniel and his parents as members of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford Co., NC.

Daniel married Mary Horton on 27 Nov 1794 in Surry Co., NC. They moved & settled in Hancock Co IN, then at some point moved to Knightstown. Their children were Rachel, Stephen, John H., Jacob, Martha, Mary, Daniel, Bowater, Abraham, Moses, Horton, Miles, Andrew, Lewis, Elias Henry, & Rebecca.

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 – ^^^William Henry Burris was married to Jane Deborah Garner

William Henry’s parents – ^^^^Asahel Burris was married to Sarah Ann Garner 

Asahel’s parents – ^^^^^Horton Burris was married to Mahala Davis

Horton’s parents – ^^^^^^Daniel H Burris was married to Mary Horton

(^) stands for

each generation

between our

parents and Daniel.


*Source: Find A Grave


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