William Henry Burris – On This Date in 1931

On this date the 17th of May, in 1931, our paternal great-great-grandfather William “Bill” Burris passed away in Porterville, California.**

William Henry Burris was married to Jane Deborah Garner and they had 10 children.

Interesting Tidbits:*

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

each generation

between our

parents and William.

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