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Descendants of Walter Burris

Walter Burris was born in the 1760s possibly in Virginia. He is related to the David and Thomas Burris of Cass co., MO and the Burrus families of Cooper co., MO. Walter married Mary Lively, March 1, 1787, Arbermale co., VA. Walter married Lydia Cole? , date and place unknown. Walter died in 1839 presumably in Jackson county, Missouri where his estate was administered.  In 1860 Lydia was living with her son William B. Burris in Jefferson county, Kansas.  It is not know when she died or where.   [more]

    Assumed to be child of first wife:

  • Henry Burris was "born about 1790" and died ??. He moved to Jackson co., MO in 1825, to Cass co., MO in 1831, and to Johnson co., MO in 1842. He is mentioned as "a cousin of Mastin Burris" and was a Cass county judge.
    • John Burris was born c. 1815-20.
    • (male) Burris was born c. 1815-20.
    • (male) Burris was born c. 1815-20.
    • William Banner Burris was born March 29, 1820 MO. He married Elizabeth Davidson. He died July 15, 1888 CA.
    • David Burris was born Jan. 6, 1824 Old Franklin, Howard co., MO. In 1850 he moved to Plumas co., CA. He married Julia Ann Wilburn, Oct. 15, 1857 Sacremento, CA. He died Jan. 5, 1904 Sonoma, CA.
    • (female) Burris was born c. 1825 MO.
    • Elizabeth Burris was born c. 1827 MO
    • Sarah Burris was born c. 1829 MO.
    • Susannah Burris was born c. 1832 MO.
    • Benjamin Franklin Burris was born c. 1832 Cass co., MO. He married Agnes Montgomery. He died July 24, 1895 Alameda, CA.
    • Mary Burris was born c. 1833 MO.

    Assumed children by Lydia:

  • Rebecca Burris was born presumably 1805-15. She married Elijah Green, March 18, 1831, Cole county, Missouri. Nothing more is know about them.
    • Walter B. Green was born c. 1835 MO. He is assumed to be their child. He was living with Lydia Burris in 1850.

  • Nancy Burris was born c. 1809 in Kentucky. She married Ebenezer Vernon, before 1826, in Missouri. Nancy died after 1850 presumably in Miller county, Missouri.
    • Nehemiah Vernon (twin) was born March 26, 1826 Cole co., MO.  He married Nancy E. Tracy.  He died March 23, 1907 Sulphur, Murray co., OK. 
    • Lydia Vernon (twin) was born March 26, 1826 Cole co., MO.  She married Samuel Long, Sept. 22, 1842 Miller co., MO.  She died "1867".
    • Ezekiel Vernon was born c. 1828 MO and died c. 1851.
    • John Vernon was born May 1830 MO and died after 1900? Polk? co., OR.
    • Isaac T. Vernon was born c. 1831 MO.
    • Rebecca Vernon was born c. 1831 MO.  She married John H. McCastland, Dec. 23, 1852. 
    • Thomas L. Vernon was born c. 1833 MO.  He married Isadoore D. Dooley, March 15, 1854 MO.
    • Mary "Polly" K. Vernon was born Oct. 4, 1836 MO.  She married William Grandstaff, April 27, 1854.  She died April 21, 1914. 
    • James M. Vernon was born c. 1838 MO. 
    • George J. Vernon was born July 5, 1841 Miller co., MO and died Aug. 21, 1841 MO. 
    • William E. Vernon was born c. 1842 Miller co., MO. 
    • Charity Vernon was born Aug. 1, 1844 Miller co., MO.  She died April 20, 1919.
    • Nancy Jane Vernon was born c. 1847 Miller co., MO. 
    • Miles P. Vernon was born c. 1849 Miller co., MO. 

  • William B. Burris was born c. 1811 in Missouri. He married Besheba Masters, Jan. 30, 1834 Jackson county, Missouri.  This family lived in Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado.
    • Margaret Burris was born Nov. 14, 1836 MO.  She married George Corban, Sept. 13, 1855 Dekalb co., MO.  She died June 20, 1919 Los Angeles, CA.
    • Lilburn Byron Burris was born Dec. 22, 1837 Jackson co., MO.  He married Hannah Lorinda Hall, June 16, 1857 Dekalb co., MO.  He died April 1879. 
    • Walter Burris was born Nov. 18, 1840 MO.  He married Clarinda Blodgett July 30,  1868.  He died June 21, 1903.
    • Lydia A Burris was born c. 1843 MO.
    • William Burris was born c. 1845 MO.  He married Eliza Carrol, Dec. 13, 1868.
    • Mary Burris was born c. 1847 MO.
    • Barnes Clark Burris was born c. 1849 MO.  He died  June 16, 1932.
    • Thomas Burris was born c. 1849 MO.
    • Zachariah Burris was born July 6, 1854.  He married Mary Elizabeth Smith, Dec. 24, 1874.  He died Nov. 6, 1932.

  • Alice Burris was born 1810-15 Missouri. She married Abraham Crabtree, Aug. 6, 1929 in Cole county, Missouri.  Abraham was believed to have been killed sometime around 1860 by "Bushwackers".
    • Martha Crabtree was born c. 1830 MO.
    • Walter Crabtree was born c. 1832 MO.
    • James Crabtree was born c. 1834 MO.
    • Lydia Crabtree was born c. 1836 MO.
    • John Crabtree was born c. 1838 MO.
    • William Crabtree was born c. 1840 MO.
    • Thomas B. Crabtree was born c. 1842 MO.
    • Zachariah Crabtree was born c. 1844 MO.
    • Sarah Crabtree was born c. 1846 MO.
    • Reece Crabtree was born c. 1848 MO.
    • Mark Crabtree was born Oct. 1849 MO.
    • Albert Crabtree was born c. 1854 MO.
    • Elizabeth Crabtree was born c. 1852 MO.

  • Mary "Polly" Burris was born Sept. 17, 1814 Howard? county, Missouri. She married Isaac Crabtree early 1830s. Isaac died 1843-47. Mary remarried to John Williams, Jan. 25, 1847 in Jasper county, Missouri. They moved to Collin co., TX about 1851. John died Dec. 13, 1888 and Mary died June 15, 1892. They were buried in Stiff Chapel cem., Collin co., Texas.

    • Rebecca Crabtree, died young.
    • Lydia Crabtree was born c. 1837 MO. She married James K. Howard, Oct. 10, 1853 Collin co., TX. James and two brothers were murdered in February 1862. Lydia remarried to John R. Broughton, April 5, 1870 Collin co., TX. Lydia died March 19, 1902 Ada?, Pontotoc co., OK.
    • Whitaker A. Crabtree was born Oct. 30, 1838 MO. He married Martha Jane Morrow, Dec. 7, 1865 Collin co., TX. Martha died Dec. 17, 1899 and Whitaker died Oct. 28, 1908 in Erath co., TX. They were buried Huckabay cem., Erath co., TX.
    • Mary Ann Crabtree was born c. 1839 MO. She married Alexander Rice, Oct. 16, 1857, Collin co., TX. Mary died ??
    • Nancy Jane Crabtree was born c. 1841 MO. She married Pulaski Bell Farley, Nov. 2, 1860, Collin co., TX. Nancy died 1860-63.
    • Reece Crabtree was born July 16, 1842 MO. He married Sarah Ann Cranford, June 28, 1866, Collin co., TX. Reece died after 1916 in OK.
    • Isaac Crabtree, died young.

      children by John Williams:
    • Elizabeth "Bettie" Williams was born Dec. 5, 1848 in Jasper county, MO.
    • Sarah Williams was born c 1849 in Jasper county, MO.
    • Justin Louvenia? Williams was born Dec. 16, 1850 in Jasper county, MO.
    • Angeline "Anna" Williams was born Oct. 1852 Collin? county, TX.
    • Prudence "Prudy" Williams was born July 20, 1854 Collin county, TX.
    • Miles Burris Williams was born May 22, 1856 Collin county, TX.
    • Margaret Ellen Williams was born July 7, 1858 Collin county, TX.

  • Thomas Burris was born c. 1816 Missouri. He married Sadonia Baker?, April 4, 1839, Lafayette county, Missouri. Thomas remarried to Helena ??, prior to 1870. Thomas died in Arizona in 1897.
    • James Marshall Burris was born c. 1842 MO.  He married Arthusa Ellender Morris, Nov. 15, 1866 San Diego co., CA.  He died Feb. 15, 1911 Phoeniz, AZ.
    • Lydia M. Burris was born c. 1844 MO. 
    • Mary E. Burris was born c. 1847 MO.
    • Joshua Burris was born c. 1849 TX.
    • Nancy Ellen Burris was born c. 1851 TX.  She married Leonidas L. Morris, Dec. 16, 1869 San Diego co., CA,
    • Henry Burris was born c. 1853 CA.
    • Julia Burris was born c. 1858 CA.
    • Martha Burris was born c. 1860 CA.

  • Rachel Burris was born c. 1818 in Missouri. She married Reece Crabtree, Jan. 10, 1839 in Jackson county, Missouri. Rachel died prior to 1860. Reece remarried to Mary J. ???.
    • Isaac Crabtree was born c. 1839 MO.  He married Cassander Jolly, Dec. 21, 1865 Hunt co., TX.  Isaac died 1865-67 and she remarried to Redmond Carter Dec, 12, 1867.
    • Lydia A. Crabtree was born c. 1842-4 MO.  She married James Crabtree, Jan. 14, 1874 Grayson co., TX.
    • Mary Crabtree was born c. 1848 MO.  She married John E. Rochel, Jan. 28, 1866 Hunt co., TX.
    • Sarah Elizabeth Crabtree was born April 1850 MO.  She married Thomas McBride.
    • Hugh J. Crabtree was born c. 1852 MO.
    • Nancy A. Crabtree was born c. 1856 MO.
    • Delph? Crabtree was born c. 1859 TX.
    • Belinda? Crabtree (by Rachel? or Reece's 2nd wife?) was born March 1860 TX.
    • Joseph T. Carbtree (by Reece's 2nd wife) was born May 1866 TX.  He married Mary S. ?.
    • Lucy F. Crabtree (by Reece's 2nd wife) was born c. 1867 TX.
    • David W. Crabtree (by Reece's 2nd wife) was born c. 1868 TX.

  • Zachariah Burris was born c. 1820 in Missouri. He married Mary Baker, Feb. 20, 1842 in Platte county, Missouri. They were in Dallas county, TX in 1850 and Wise county, TX in 1960.  Zachariah died after 1862.

  • Prudence Burris was born 1822-24 in Missouri. She married John J. Flannery, Dec. 24, 1839 in Jackson county, Missouri. They moved to Collin co., TX in the 1850s. Prudence died in the 1870s in Wise county, Texas.
    • James Flannery
    • William Burris Flannery
    • Nancy Jane Flannery
    • Thomas G. Flannery
    • Rebecca Ann Flannery
    • Polly Ann Flannery
    • Lydia Ann Flannery
    • Susannah Flannery
    • John L. Flannery
    • Martha Flannery

  • Walter Burris was born c. 1825 in Missouri. He married Martha A. Dalton, May 3, 1846 in Dekalb county, Missouri.  This family lived in Dekalb co., MO in 1850 and Jefferson co., KS in 1860 next to William B. Burris.
    • William F. Burris was born c. 1847 Dekalb co., MO.
    • Alvin P. Burris was born c. 1849 Dekalb co., MO.
    • Solomon Burris was born 1850s.