Nelson Burruss Family Bible

Submitted by Catherine and Lewis Burruss of
Wakefield, Louisana
Nelson Burruss and Lucy Burnley Duke were married December 16, 1797 by the Reverend Mathew Maury.

Cleavears Duke Burruss, son of nelson Burruss and Lucy was born April 14, 1803

Lucy Burnley Duke, daughter of Cleavears Duke and Ann O. Pettus, his wife, was born August 30, 1781

John Pettus Burruss, son of nelson Burruss and Lucy, his wife, was born july 4, 1801

Nelson Burruss, son of John Burruss and Rachel Terrell, his wife, was born April 12, 1777

Richard Henry Burruss, son of Nelson and Lucy, his wife, was born January 25, 1805

Chiles Terrell Burruss, son of Nelson and Lucy born December 25, 1806

James Thomas Burruss son of Nelson and Lucy was born December 30, 1808

Nelson Burruss, Jr. son of Nelson and Lucy was born August 25, 1801 about 2 o'clock in the evening was 29 days old when his mother died.

Lucy Burnely Burruss September 23, 1801 age 29 years 22 days.  A funeral sermon preached on her death by the Rev. Charles Wingfield June 2, 1811

Chiles Terrell Burruss July 9, 1821 age 14 years 6 months, 12 days.  A funeral sermon preached on his death by the Rev. William Crawford September 22,
1822

Nelson Burruss and Lavinia Crawford were married December 1, 1816 by the Reverend John Lastly

Lucy Jane Burruss, daughter of Nelson and Lavinia was born July 28, 1818

William Byons Burruss, son of Nelson and Lavinia born April 27, 1821

Louisa Ann Burruss, daughter of Nelson and Lavinia born August 26, 1823

Roger DeCoverly Burruss, son of Nelson and Lavinia born March 17, 1827

A daughter born to Nelson and Lavinia on October 13, 1830 died a few hours after its birth.

William Gathright and Lucy Jane Burruss were married November 21, 1838

James Henry Melton and Louisa Ann Burruss were married December 18, 1847

Samuel Nelson Burruss Melton son of James Henry Melton and Ann was born January 5, 1851

Roger D. Burruss and Elizabeth Ragland were married January 26, 1853

William B. Burruss and Mary Tinsley were married January 8, 1846.

Martha Warren, daughter of William B. Burruss and Mary was born December 29, 1851

Richard Hugh Burruss, son of William B. Burruss and Mary died August 14, 1852 age 3 years, 1 month, 28 days.



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Nelson Burruss, Sr., May 6, 1853 age 76 years, 25 days.  Funeral preached by Parson Cook

Lavinia Burruss died February 22, 1856

Joohn P. Burruss and Missouri Bass were married September 5, 1839

John P. Burruss, son of Nelson and Lucy B. Burruss born July 4, 1801

Sarah M. Bass, daughter of Frederick and Mary Bass was born November 13, 1822

Frederick Nelson Burruss son of John P. and Sarah m. Burruss was born October 27, 1840

James Shepherd Burruss son of John P. and Sarah M. Burruss born May 18, 1844

Lucy Burnley Burruss daughter of John P. and Sarah M. Burruss born December 7, 1847

Mary Jane Burruss daughter of John P. and Sarah M. Burruss born August 11, 1849

John William Burrus  son John P. and Sarah M. Burruss born March 23, 1852

Henry Clay Burruss son John P. and Sarah M. Burruss born February 18, 1855

Sallie Blanche Burruss daughter John P. and Sarah M. Burruss born March 10, 1863

Lucy Burnley Burruss died May 27, 1847 age 5 months 20 days

Henry Clay Burruss died April 9, 1864 age 9 years 20 days

Sarah Blanche Burruss died February 4, 1887 at Pamplin City, Virginia age 23, years 8 months 24 days

John P. Burruss died May 25, 1875 age 73 years 7 months, 21 days

Sarah M. Burruss died August 4, 1889 age 67 years


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