John C. Burris, Sr. – On This Date in 1739

Headstone of John C. Burris, Sr.

Headstone of John C. Burris, Sr

On this date the 24th of April in 1739, John C. Burris, Sr. was born in North Carolina to parents John Burris and Ester Fadden.

John Burris married Ester Terry in were the parents of our 5th paternal great grandfather, Daniel Burris and 8 other children.

Interesting Tidbits:*

  • At various times John and Esther were members of New Garden and Westfield Monthly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends – Quaker) in NC; and Miami and Fall Creek Monthly Meeting in OH.
  • John served in the French and Indian War under Capt. William Christian in 1764; and in the Revolutionary War, NC 2nd Reg., in 1778.

John passed away on January 17, 1812 in Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana and buried in Burris Cemetery
Boxley, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA.*

*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

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

Daniel’s parents – ^^^^^^^John Burris was married to Ester Terry

(^) stands for

each generation

between our

parents and John.

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