Lawrence Marlin Burleson

Brief Life History of Lawrence Marlin

When Lawrence Marlin Burleson was born on 29 September 1931, in Spear, Avery, North Carolina, United States, his father, Edward Spurgin Burleson, was 27 and his mother, Gracie Delilah Watson, was 23. He married Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Buchanan on 17 October 1952, in Toe River Township, Avery, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Toe River Township, Avery, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 15 February 2000, in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pittman Cemetery, Spear, Avery, North Carolina, United States.

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Lawrence Marlin Burleson
Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Buchanan
Marriage: 17 October 1952

Sources (18)

  • Lawrence Burleson in household of Ed Burleson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence Martin Burleson, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Lawrence Burleson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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Name Meaning

English (Durham): habitational name, perhaps from a metathesized form of Brusselton (Durham) or possibly an altered form of Burniston in Pickering Lythe (North Yorkshire). See Burnison .

History: Aaron Burleson emigrated from England to NC in 1726.

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

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