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Edmund Burruss (Burrus), Jr.

Also Known As: "Edmund Burris", "Edmond Burroughs", "Edmund Burrus"
Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: King William, Virginia
Death: 1780 (60)
Orange, Orange, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Burruss, Sr. and Mary Burrus
Husband of Mary Burruss (Wisdom) and Mary Burruss (Woolfolk)
Father of Nathaniel Burruss; Edmund Burruss; William Burruss; Samuel Burruss; Roseanna Burruss and 6 others
Brother of Thomas Burruss, Sr.

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About Edmund Burruss, 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 ten 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 Burruss, Jr.'s Timeline

King William, Virginia
Age 25
Virginia, United States
Age 27
Age 42
Orange, Virginia, United States
September 9, 1764
Age 44
Age 45
Virginia, United States
Age 46
Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States
Age 47