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John Burruss, Jr.

Also Known As: "Burrowes"
Birthplace: Jamestown, Virginia Colony
Death: Died in St. John's Parish, King William County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of John Burrows, Sr. and Bridget Burrowes
Husband of Bridget Bromfield
Father of Edmund Burruss, Sr.; Thomas Burruss and Jacob Burruss

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About John Burruss, Jr.

Information from: The Families of LOU DRAPER & CHARLIE MARTIN of Johnson and Henry Counties, Missouri" by James M McMillen, Arlington, Texas. Published in .pdf format 13 January 2010

JOHN BURRUS, Jr., is believed to be the son of John Burrowes (or Burrus), Virginia planter who arrived there aboard the Survivor in 1608. His mother is believed to be Bridget Langley, described as "widow of Rev. Richard Bucke." He lived in St John's Parish, King William County, Virginia, and died there before 1705. He had at least three children:

  • Thomas Burrus
  • Edmund Burrus
  • Jacob Burrus (died about 1755, Caroline County, Virginia), married Mary Burrus*. Tharp(96) says this was Mary Tandy. Issue:
    • William Burrus
    • Jacob Burrus
    • Henry Burrus (born before 1721)
    • Thomas Burrus (died before 5 November 1772), married Sarah Martin
    • Charles Burrus
    • Elizabeth Burrus
    • Ann Burrus
    • Justinia Burrus
    • Mary Burrus.

Footnote for above text:

  • 96. Ancestors of Roger Tandy Burrus
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John Burruss, Jr.'s Timeline

Jamestown, Virginia Colony
Age 80
James City, VA, USA
Age 81
St. John's Parish, King William County, Province of Virginia
Virginia, United States