Finis Edgar Burris

16 September 1921–5 July 1985 (Age 63)
Vester, Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Finis Edgar

When Finis Edgar Burris was born on 16 September 1921, in Vester, Adair, Kentucky, United States, his father, Logan Neat Burris, was 27 and his mother, Mahaily Katherine Burton, was 23. He married Lou Ann Cowan in 1940, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 7 Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 5 July 1985, in Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Garland Brook Cemetery, Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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Finis Edgar Burris
Lou Ann Cowan
Marriage: 1940
Wanda B Cowan
William Logan Burris

Spouse and Children

Adair, Kentucky, United States



    William Logan Burris


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 5

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Burrows .2 Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es ( see Burress ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Finis E Burriss in household of Logan Burriss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Finnis E Burries in household of Logan E Burries, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Finis Burris, "Find A Grave Index"

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