KATE M. FRANKLIN FAMILY BIBLE

Kate M. Franklin was the daughter of Mary Jane "Mollie" Burruss
and Samuel Rice Franklin.  She was the granddaughter of Nelson
Burruss and Lucy Burnely Duke.

This bible was submitted my Catherine and Lewis Burruss of
Wakefield, Louisana.
Lucy Burnley Burruss departed this life September 23, 1810
A funeral sermon was preached on the above recorded death, by
Rev. Charles Wingfield June 2, 1811 from the following text
11 Cor. Chapt 5, Verse 1


Charles "Chiles" Terrell Burruss died July 9, 1821.
A funeral sermon preached on the above recorded death by
Wm. Crawford September 22, 1822 from the following text
John 14th Chapt. 1 & 2 verses.

Nelson Burruss, Sr. died May 6, 1853, age 76 years.
His funeral was preached by parson Cook from
Ecclesiastes 12th Chap and 7th Verse
From the inscription of grave marker at Pamplin, Virginia

Sarah Missouri Bass Burruss, wife of John P. Burruss
1882-1889
Her toils are past, her work is done.
She fought the fight, the victory won.


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