Captain Edmond "Dick" Burrus

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Edmund Dixon Burrus

Also Known As: "Dick"
Birthplace: North Carolina
Death: Died in At sea
Cause of death: drowned
Place of Burial: At sea
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Dozier Burrus and Sarah R. Burrus
Husband of Marinda Jane Burrus
Father of Edward Blaine Burrus and Captain Joe Burrus
Brother of Margaret Burrus; Zorabable Burrus; Mary Burrus; Crissy Jane Burrus; Captain Ethelbert Dozier Burrus and 1 other

Occupation: Captain of a schooner named the William P. Cox
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About Captain Edmond "Dick" Burrus

The following is an excerpt from John W. Rollinson's Journal:

"October 8th 1880 - Capt. Dick Burrus of the Sch. Cox bound to Wilmington passed Hatteras Bar, the wind lite to the eastard. That night came a terrible gale from the northeast and was never heard of anymore. Cru William A. Ballance, Litchfield Stron, George L. Styron, Russel Austin, Walter Gaskins."


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Captain Edmond "Dick" Burrus's Timeline

March 22, 1847
North Carolina
October 22, 1874
Age 27
Hatteras, Dare, North Carolina
February 2, 1879
Age 31
Hatteras, Dare, North Carolina
October 8, 1880
Age 33
At sea
At sea