On this date the 17th of May, in 1931, our paternal great-great-grandfather William “Bill” Burris passed away in Porterville, California.**
General information: William Henry was a taxpayer in the County of Barry, Missouri and listed on various enumeration papers. He was also on the school board and did several jobs for the school.
After the death of his wife Jane Deborah, William Henry and some of their children moved to Porterville, Tulare Co., California sometime around 1920. He and the family had been living in the Eagle Rock, Barry Co., Mo. area prior to the move.
Died: 17 May 1931, Porterville, Tulare Co., Ca. (Buried Hillside Memorial, Porterville) – Cause of death: Pulmonary edema, other contributory conditions.
*Source: Mobarry’s RootsWeb
**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
(^) stands for
parents and William.