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1. Roland Wallace Burris: b. 3 Aug 1937 Centralia, Marion Co., IL; U.S. Senator from IL (D)

 

2. Earl L. Burris: b. c1912/13 IL

3. Emma May Curry: b. c1911/13 GA

 

4. Blant B. Burris: b. 11 Oct 1887/8 Tiptonville, Lake Co., TN; m. c1912  [WWI draft registration card]

5. Bertha ___: b. c1893/4 IL

6. Charles Curry: b. Feb 1891 or 23 Jan 1890 Cataula, Harris Co., GA; m. c1909/10  [WWI draft registration card: has birth date of 23 Jan 1890]

7. Mary ___: b. c1892 GA

 

8. George Burris: b. Oct 1862 TN; m. 21 Dec 1887

9. Josephine Tidwell: b. Apr 1870/73 TN

[http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ViewStory.aspx?tid=3528047&pid=-1723492272&did=707f224c-9f58-4361-a151-88f05178e90c&src=search: “On December 21, 1887, the union of Josephine ‘Josie’ Tidwell, the daughter of Betty Tidwell, a full-blooded Blackfoot Native American, and George Burrus, a young pioneer from Tennessee, were united as man and wife.   From this marriage, fourteen children were born….The majority of these siblings were born in Tiptonville, TN….No birth records were required or kept other that the birth being recorded in the family Bible.  The Second Generation of Burrus’ are: Blant…”  See also http://o.mfcreative.com/f2/exports/5/56cb74d2-7bd9-49aa-9db3-eb59c205ba22/Burris%20History.pdf]

12. Frank Curry: b. Sep 1852/56 GA; m. c1879/80

13. Emma ___: b. May 1862 GA

 

18. ___:

19. Betty Whitehead/Tidwell: b. c1839/40 TN; “full-blooded Blackfoot Native American” (though listed as “Black” in censuses)

 

 

1930 – 1st Ward, Centralia, Marion Co., IL, e.d. 5, sheet 24a

Burris, Blant                Head   M Neg 39 M 21          TN TN TN  Box Packer Railroad Shops

___, Bertha                 Wife    F Neg 36 M 19            IL TN TN

___, Earl                      Son      M Neg 17 S                 IL TN IL

___, Gladyse               Dau     F Neg 14 S                  IL TN IL

___, Anna Mae           Dau     F Neg 10 S                  IL TN IL

___, Alice                    Dau     F Neg 8 S                    IL TN IL

 

1930 – 1st Ward, Centralia, Marion Co., IL, e.d. 5, sheets 22b-23b

Currey, Charles           Head   M Neg 38 M 18          GA GA GA Water Watcher I.[?] C. Shops

___, Mary                    Wife    F Neg 37 M 17            GA GA GA

___, Emma                  Dau     F Neg 18 S                  GA GA GA

___, Lola                     Dau     F Neg 14 S                  GA GA GA

Bird, John                   GSon   M Neg 4 S                   KY TN TN

 

1920 – 1st Ward, Centralia, Marion Co., IL, e.d. 171, sheet 11b

Burris, Blant B.           Head   M Mu 29 M     TN TN TN  Laborer Railroad Yards

___, Bertha                 Wife    F Mu 26 M      IL TN TN

___, Earl                      Son      M Mu 7 S        IL TN IL

___, Gladys                 Dau     F Mu 5 S         IL TN IL

___, Addie M.            Dau     F Mu 0/12 S    IL TN IL

 

1920 – Cataula District, Harris Co., GA, e.d. 51, sheet 1a

Curry, Frank                Head   M B 67 M       GA GA VA  Farmer

___, Emma                  Wife    F B 56M          GA GA GA

___, Jessie Lou            Dau     F B 30 S          GA GA GA

___, Dora                    Dau     F B 18[?] S      GA GA GA

[Henry W. Pearson household]

Curry, Charles             Head   M B 26 M       GA GA GA  Farmer

___, Mary                    Wife    F B 28[?] M    GA GA GA

___, Jennie Pearl         Dau     F B 7 S            GA GA GA

___, Emma May          Dau     F B 6 S            GA GA GA

___, Lola                     Dau     F B 4 -/12 S     GA GA GA

___, James Walter       Son      M B 2 -/12 S   GA GAGA

___, John Henry          Son      M B 3/12 S      GA GA GA

 

1910 – Cataula District 696, Harris Co., GA, e.d. 49, sheet 3a

Curry, Frank                Head   M B 53 M1 32            GA GA GA  Farmer

___, Emma                  Wife    F B 50 M1 32 9 4        GA GA GA

___, B. F.                    Son      M B 21 S                     GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

___, Jessie Lou            Dau     F B 24 S                      GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

Smith, Walter              GSon   M B 11 S                     GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

___, Minnie M.           GDau  F B 9 S                        GA GA GA

___, Ouida                  GDau  F B 7 S                        GA GA GA

Thomas, Walter           Adopt  M B 15 S                     GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

___, Dillard                 Adopt  M B 13 S                     GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

Curry, Charlie             Head   M B 19 M1 0              GA GA GA  Farmer

___, Mary                    Wife    F B 18 M1 0                GA GA GA

Curry, Willie               Head   M B 21 M1 3              GA GA GA  Farmer

___, Rosa                    Wife    F B 20 M1 3 1 0          GA GA GA

 

1900 – District 7, Lake Co., TN, e.d. 81, sheet 9a

Burrus, George            Head   B M Oct 1862 37 M 13          TN TN TN  Farmer

  “        Josie                Wife    B F Apr 1873 27 M 13 8 8     TN TN TN

  “        Blant               Son      B M Oct 1887 12 S                 TN TN TN

  “        Lillie                Dau     B F Oct 1888 11 S                  TN TN TN

  “        Sam                 Son      B M Oct 1890 9 S                   TN TN TN

  “        Russell             Son      B M Feb 1892 8 S                   TN TN TN

  “        Angeline          Dau     B F Nov 1893 6 S                   TN TN TN

  “        Janie[?]            Dau     B F Oct 1895 4 S                    TN TN TN

  “        Metra               Son      B M Jul 1897 2 S                    TN TN TN

  “        Bessie              Dau     B F Oct 1899 7/12 S               TN TN TN

 

1900 – Cataula District, Harris Co., GA, e.d. 30, sheet 15b

Curry, Frank                Head   B M Sep 1856 43 M 20          GA GA GA  Farmer

___, Emma                  Wife    B F May 1862 38 M 20 8 5    GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

___, Jesse Lou             Dau     B F Jun 1885 14 S                  GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

___, Robert                 Son      B M May 1887 13 S               GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

___, William                Son      B M Mar 1889 11 S                GA GA GA  Farm Laborer

___, Charlie                 Son      B M Feb 1891 9 S                   GA GA GA

___, Adel                    Niece   B F Feb 1896 4 S                    GA GA GA

 

1880 – District 2, Lake Co., TN, e.d. 77, sheet 28 (p. 15a)

Tidwell, Betty             B F 40             House Servant             TN TN TN

___, Ludy                   B F 13             Laborer                        TN TN TN

___, Josephine             Mu F 10                                              TN TN TN

___, Sam                     Mu M 7                                               TN TN TN

 

1880 – 934th District, Harris Co., GA, e.d. 60, sheet 36 (p. 536d)

Curry, Frank                B M 29                        Farm Laborer  GA GA GA

___, Emma                  B F 21 Wife                Farm Laborer  GA GA GA

 

1870 – Tiptonville P.O., District 2, Lake Co., TN, p. 24

Moring[?], Timothy C.            25 M W           Farmer             3000    TN

Tidwell, Bettie                        25 F B             Dom. Servant              TN