James Burress

20 April 1804–4 August 1850 (Age 46)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of James

When James Burress was born on 20 April 1804, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Burress, was 22 and his mother, Jane Davis, was 21. He married Sara Elizabeth Castleberry on 24 March 1825. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 4 August 1850, in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

James Burress
1804–1850
Sara Elizabeth Castleberry
1798–1866
Marriage: 24 March 1825
James Castlebury Burriss
1826–1826
Wellborn M Burriss
1833–
Franklin Burris
1827–1878
Cyrus Burroughs
1828–1853
Joseph Newton Burriss
1830–1906
Mary C Burress
1836–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1825
children

(6)

    James Castlebury Burriss

    Male1826–1826Male

    Franklin Burris

    Male1827–1878Male

    Cyrus Burroughs

    Male1828–1853Male

    Joseph Newton Burriss

    Male1830–1906Male

    Wellborn M Burriss

    Male1833–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 15

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a variant of Burrows . Compare Burriss .2 Probably also an Americanized spelling of German Börries ( see Burres ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • James Burrip, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Burress, "MyHeritage Family Trees"

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