Edmund Burrus (Burris), Jr. (1733 - 1780) MP

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Nicknames: "Edmund Burris", "Edmond Burroghs"
Birthplace: King William, Virginia
Death: Died in Orange, Orange, Virginia
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About Edmund Burrus (Burris), Jr.

Edmund Burrus, Jr., was the son of Edmund Burrus Sr. He was probably born in King William County, Virginia, as the family was established there. He married (1) about 1745, Mary Woolfolk and had two children. He married (2) about 1754, Mary Wisdom Perry, a widow with two children, and they had nine children.

Some sources believe that Edmund's mother was Elizabeth Woolfolk. This is not proven, nor is the relationship of this Elizabeth to his wife Mary Woolfolk.

Children of Edmund Burrus, Jr. and first wife Mary Woolfolk:

  • John Burrus (1) (born ca 1745)
  • Mary Burrus (1) (born ca 1747)

Children of Edmund Burrus, Jr., and second wife Mary Wisdom Perry:

  • Nathaniel Burrus (2) (1762, Orange County, Virginia–26 Jan 1855), married Mary
  • Threlkeld (died 6 October 1853). They had moved to Mercer County, Kentucky.
  • Edmund Burrus (born 9 September 1764)
  • William Burrus (born 1765)
  • Samuel Burrus (born ca 1766), married –?– Rucker
  • Roseanna Burrus (born 1767), married Wisdom Rucker
  • Nancy “Ann” Burrus, married John Atkins
  • Fanny Burrus (born 1773), married John Griffin
  • Susan “Sukey” Burrus (born 1775), married –?– Mothershead
  • Elizabeth Burrus (born 1779).

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Edmund Burrus, Jr.'s Timeline

1733
1733
King William, Virginia
1745
1745
Age 12
Virginia, United States
1745
Age 12
1747
1747
Age 14
1754
1754
Age 21
1762
1762
Age 29
Orange, Virginia, United States
1764
September 9, 1764
Age 31
Virginia
1765
1765
Age 32
Virginia, United States
1765
Age 32
1765
Age 32
Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States