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  • ID: I2030
  • Name: Alexander BURLEY
  • Surname: Burley
  • Given Name: Alexander
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1832 in , , Virginia 1
  • _UID: 609B5C208044F14E889E5F0B91C29F1A16B6
  • Census: 1850 Western District, Henrico, Virginia 2
  • Note:
    There is an Alexander Burley listed in the Roster for Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865 with Lt. Arty. Clutter's Co. Alexander Burley enlisted January 12, 1863.


    Born about 1832 (age 18 on 1850 census)
    Married Ann R. (Rebecca) Gilman probably about 1855.
    Marriage not found in Husbands or Wives Index at Lib. of Va.
    Also checked ?Marriage bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853?
    compiled by Michael E. Pollock? (checked 6-13-12)
    He is shown as a laborer in the household of James Gilman on 1850 census.
    Ann R. Gilman is shown as a 15-year old (looks like 15) in the household.
    Shown as Alexander Burleigh, laborer, with A. R. and Wm. O. on 1860 census in City of Richmond.
    Could he be Alexander Burley, shown age 19, male, mulatto, farm laborer in household of Robert Johnson, Tuckahoe Township, Henrico Co., Va. on 1870 census?
    Henrico County 1908-054, Original Case 139 lists Georgia Burley and William O. Burley as children of FLICK Burley, son (dead) of Tillghman Burley. Settled in Nov. 1908.

    The Gilman family was living at 912 W. Cary St. in Richmond when James Gilman died in 1892. His obit did not list his survivors. William Burley, his grandson was shown at that address on the 1893/1894 Richmond City Directory.

    Children of Alex and Rebecca:

    - William Oscar, born Mar. 25, 1856; died Jan. 2, 1932 (per death certificate)
    Married Esther Jackson in Richmond, Va. on Dec. 18, 1878 (per marriage certificate)
    Ester Burley died in Petersburg on Mar. 31, 1883; shown as widowed on death record.
    Married Josephine Konig in Richmond, Va. on July 30, 1894
    She died Oct. 20, 1895 (per obit)
    Married Florence B. Cox in Richmond, Va. on Jan. 11, 1900 (per marriage certificate)

    - Georgie Beauregard, born about 1862 (age 8 on 1870 census)
    IF THIS IS RIGHT PERSON- could not be found on any other census records.
    Census shows several young girls. This may be a school.
    Line 11 LOOKS like Burley, Georgeane but could be Beasley
    She is not shown on 1860 census which shows Alexander, A. R. and Wm. O.
    Not found in Old Birth Index 1853-1896.
    Was not shown as survivor of her brother William O. Burley in 1932.

    - Is *Ann Eliza Burley, born Aug. 1873 in Henrico their child???
    Father is shown as Alex Burley, Teamster. Alex?s brother William T. Burley was shown
    as Teamster on 1877 Richmond City Directory.
    *Would indicate colored (could it also mean non-white, Indian?)

    Lib. of Va., Bur. of Vital Statistics, Reel #8, Old Birth Index 1867-1879:

    Name of Child Father Mother Date of Birth

    *Burley, Ann Eliza Alex not shown Aug. 1873 Henrico 153
    (*Indicates colored, could it be non-white, Indian?)
    Is she child of Alexander and Rebecca Burley????

    Library of Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Reel #44, Births Henrico

    Pg. 153, Line 5:

    Ann Eliza, colored female, born Richmond (but shown with Henrico births)
    Born Aug. 1873, father Alex, Teamster, mother?s name not shown
    Alex Burley gave information
    (Note: Child shown as ?colored,? but could it have been meant for Indian or non-white.)

    (Rebecca Burley?s father)
    The Times, Sunday, December 25, 1892, Pg. 3, Col. 5, ?DEATHS?

    GILMAN - Died at his residence, 912 west Cary Street, Friday, December 22nd, at 2 o?clock, A.M. JAMES GILMAN, in the seventy-seventh year of his age.

    Funeral will take place TO-DAY at 2 o?clock at Grace-street Baptist Church. Friends and acquaintances of the family are invited to attend.

    Note: Wm. Burley, driver, was shown at 912 W. Cary in 1893/1894 Richmond City Directory.
    Wm. T., carpenter, was shown at 1225 W. Moore.
  • Change Date: 11 Oct 2015 at 10:13:40

    Father: William Tillman BURLEY b: ABT 1789 in , , Virginia
    Mother: Sarah BOND b: ABT 1811 in , , Virginia

    Marriage 1 Ann Rebecca GILMAN b: ABT 1832 in , , Virginia
    • Married: ABT 1855
    1. Has Children William Oscar BURLEY b: 25 Mar 1856 in , Henrico County, Virginia
    2. Has No Children Georgie BURLEY b: 6 Jun 1862 in , , Virginia

    1. Title: 1850 United States Census (on-line database)
      Note: Age 18 yrs.
    2. Title: 1850 United States Census (on-line database)
      Note: Name: Alexander Burley
      Age: 18
      Birth Year: abt 1832
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1850: Western District, Henrico, Virginia
      Race: Mulatto
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 540
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