Name: Nancy Martha Harris 1
Birth: 08 AUG 1820 in Patrick County, Virginia 2
Death: 24 APR 1886 in Blue Springs, Jackson County, Missouri 2
1860: Sni A Bar, Jackson County, MO; a farm manager; widow.
Quoted from FAMILY HISTORY OF WILLIAM HARRIS AND RHODA EFFANIAH BURNETT AND BRIEF BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THEIR FIFTEEN CHILDREN:
"At the age of ten she emigrated to Jackson County, Missouri, with her parents. She was married 26 January 1837, Jackson County, Missouri, to William Taylor Burrus. He was born 22 January, 1811, in Virginia, son of George Burrus and Elizabeth M. Taylor. Nancy and William T. Burrus lived two miles west of Blue Springs, Missouri in Sni-a-bar Township. Eleven children were born to them, nine of whom reached maturity. When the youngest child was only eleven days old, William T. Burrus died on 2 November, 1858. Burial was in Blue Springs Cemetery. Nancy M. Burrus continued farming with the help of her children and family members. During the Civil War she was exiled under Order #11, and went to LaFayette County, Missouri, near Lexington, but later returned to Jackson County. One son, James Madison Burrus, served under General Sterling Price and General Jo Shelby in Confederate Service during the Civil War. After the war he returned to Jackson County, Missouri, and for a year or two helped his mother on the farm. Nancy M. Harris married 2/ Andrew Jackson Smith who was still living by July, 1880, when the Harris estate was settled. Nancy Martha Harris Burrus Smith died 24 April, 1886."
Father: William Harris b: 14 APR 1796 in Patrick County, Virginia
Mother: Rhoda Effaniah Burnett b: 22 JUN 1800 in Patrick County, Virginia
William Taylor Burruss b: 22 JAN 1811 in Culpeper County, Virginia
26 JAN 1837
in Jackson County, Missouri, USA 3
- Author: James Robert Rolff & Sandra Strong Rolff
Title: "Strong Family of Virginia and Other Southern States"
Publication: Name: James Rolff; Location: Las Vegas, Nevada; Date: 2007;
Page: p. 454
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