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Family: Burress/Cox (F10242)
m. 09 Aug 1877

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  • Parents

    Father | Male
    Benjamin Rush Burress
     Birth  30 Sep 1857  Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  01 Apr 1937  Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried    Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Married  09 Aug 1877  Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Father  James Burress | F10155 Group Sheet 
     Mother  Mary Frances (Franky) Neel | F10155 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Emma Cox
     Birth  18 Oct 1858  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  03 Nov 1954  Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried    Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Father  Joshua Cox | F10243 Group Sheet 
     Mother  Polly Cox | F10243 Group Sheet 
     
  • Notes 
    • Benjamin and Emily were step brother and sister. In the 1870 census, Benjamin and his father, James, were living with Emily's mother Polly Cox. By the 1880 census, Polly and James had married, as well as Benjamin and Emily, and were living in the same household.

    Married:
    • Source: Tazewell County Marriage Records Book 3 Page 55 Line 55

      Tazewell Va., August 9, 1877 Benjamin Burress, 21 and Emily Cox, 16 Both Single; Husband born: Tazewell Co., Wife born: Floyd County; Both Reside: Tazewell; Husband Parents: James and Frances Burress; Wife Parents: Joshua and Polly Cox. Husband: Farmer. Married By: John A Smith