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William Tandy Burrus (Burruss), Sr.

Also Known As: "Captain"
Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Orange, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Orange, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Orange County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Burruss, Sr. and Frances Burruss
Husband of Martha Ann Burruss
Father of George Burruss; Lancelot Burruss, Sr.; Thomas Burruss; Joseph Burruss; Emily Frances Quisenberry and 7 others
Brother of Frances "Fanny" Embree; Mildred Embree; Elizabeth Brockman; Mary Molly Perry; Sally Anne Tribble (Burruss) and 10 others

Occupation: Magistrate
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About William Tandy Burrus

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

William Tandy Burrus (7 June 1776, Orange County, Virginia–22 June 1831, Orange County, Virginia), married 24 May 1792 Martha Slaughter (15 May 1872, Virginia-20

April 1845?). William “was a magistrate and substantial land owner in Orange County.” He is referred to in family correspndence and in petitions for legal regress as Captain and some of the land he assembled remained in the family until the 1990's. He is believed to be buried in a family cemetery on this property.”—Bess Burrus Brooks. His will is filed in Orange County.


George Slaughter Burrus (born 9 March 1793, Virginia)

Thomas Burrus (22 March 1794, Virginia–1836)

Joseph Burrus (born 1 Nov 1795, Virginia), married 1823 Nancy Terrell

Lancelot Burrus (born 5 November 1797, Virginia), married 1827 Frances W Slaughter. A farmer with $12,000 in real- and $25,711 in personal property in

1860, Lancelot, Frances, and their eight children lived in Orange County, Virginia.

Nancy (Ann) Burrus (born 22 February 1800, Virginia–17 Apr 1877), married William S Frazer. A son was William Tandy Burrus Frazer, who married Lucinda Draper Mills.

Emily Frances Burrus (29 January 1804, Virginia–14 March 1837), married 1828 Hezekiah Quisenberry

Harriett Burrus (born 1805), married 1826 Robert S Moore

Jane Slaughter Burrus (born 24 September 1807, Virginia), married Jerome B Collins

William T Burrus (born 1809)

Elizabeth Burrus (born 1811), married –?– Brockman

Robert Banks Burrus (born 12 June 1814, Virginia–4 January 1893, Orange County, Virginia), married Ann E Graves (about 1825, Jamestown, Virginia–March 1878,

Orange County, Virginia).

107. Among other sources for the names of his children are his will, executors: son Lancelot and son-in-law

William S Frazer; certified for probate: William S Frazer; witness: Hezekiah Quisenberry; security Lancelot and

Thomas Burrus. Additional information from Bess Burrus Brooks, a descendant of Robert Banks Burrus.

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William Tandy Burrus's Timeline

June 7, 1776
Orange, Virginia, United States
March 9, 1793
Age 16
Orange, Orange, VA, USA
November 5, 1797
Age 21
Orange, Orange, VA, USA
November 1, 1799
Age 23
Orange, Orange, VA, USA
November 1, 1799
Age 23
Orange, Orange, VA, USA
Age 25
Ohio, United States
January 29, 1804
Age 27
Orange, Orange County, Virginia, United States
September 19, 1804
Age 28
Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States
September 24, 1807
Age 31
Orange, Orange County, Virginia, United States