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Thomas R. & Achsah (Clark) Burrus Bible
[Bible & information kindly contributed by Jeff Barefoot]

BIRTHS

Thos R. Burrus son of John and Polly Burrus was born Feby 27th 1803
Achsah Burrus daughter of John and Polly Clark was born Nov
r 2nd day 1804
Polly Burrus daughter of Tho
s and Achsah Burrus was born Novr 3rd day 1829
John Burrus son of Tho
s R. and Achsah Burrus was born August 21st
day 1836

BIRTHS

W.W. Norman Born March 26th 1826
Mary (Polly) Burrus Norman born Nov. 3d 1829
Malissa Norman Daughter of W.W. & Mary Norman his wife Born Sept. 2d 1851 [see Find-A-Grave]
The second child born of W.W. Norman and Mary his wife was born August the 14th 1853 and Departed the 24th Sept without being Named
Harriet Wynne Norman Was born Jay [January] 18th 1855
J.T.B.
[John Todd Brame] Hoover Son of E.D. & Mary E. Hoover was Born in Washington NC March 6th 1845
Mary Alice First child of J.T.B. & Melissa C. Hoover his wife was born February 27th 1871
Gertrude Norman Second child of J.T.B. Hoover & Melissa his Wife was born September 15th 1872
Harlan, Son of J.T.B. Hoover & Melissa his wife was born Saturday April 10th 1875
Annie Wilson Hoover, daughter of Melissa Norman and J.T.B. Hoover was born on July 3rd 1886 - Saturday Elm City NC Wilson Co.

MARRIAGES

Thos R. and Achsah Burrus was married February 28th 1828
Wilson W. Norman and Mary Burrus were married June 13th 1849
Mary Norman widow of Wilson W. Norman married Jremiah [sic] R. Selby May 1862
J.T.B. Hoover Son of E.D. & Mary E. Hoover was married to Melissa Norman daughter of W.W. Norman and Mary his wife on the 10th day of Nov. A.D. 1869
Mary Alice, Daughter of J.T.B. & Melissa C. Hoover, his Wife, was Born on the Evening of the 27th of February Anno Domini 1871
[This last entry was x'd out and entered on one of the Birth pages]

DEATHS

John Burrus Son of Thos R. and Achsah Burrus died Septr 11th day 1836
Thomas R. Burrus Departed this life 23d April 1851 - Age 48 years 1 Mo. 27 Days  [see obituary]
Achsal [sic] Burrus wife of Thos R. Burrus departed this life December 13th 1872 - Aged 68 years 1 Month and 11 days
Jeremiah R. Selby died [April 16, 1881 - see Find-A Grave for photos & more information]
Hattie W. Rivers daughter of W.W. Norman and Mary his wife died Oct 7th 1901 in Raleigh N.C.  [see Find-A-Grave]
Mary Selby died died [sic] April 26th 1903 in Henderson, N.C.

MORE GENEALOGICAL DATA

Achsah (Clark) Burrus (1804-1872)

Thomas & Achsah Burrus in the 1830 Hyde Co., NC Census
Thomas & Achsah Burrus in the 1840 Hyde Co., NC Census
Thomas & Achsah Burrus in the 1850 Hyde Co., NC Census

Thomas Burrus 48 Farmer NC
Achsah Burrus 45   NC
James Mason 15   NC
Louisa E. Mason 9   NC
Richard Reddick 48 School Teacher VA

Achsah (Clark) Burrus in the 1860 Craven Co., NC Census (New Bern)

Mary Norman 30 House Keeper NC
Melissa Norman 9   NC
Harriet Norman 4   NC
Achsah Burrus 55   NC

John T.B. Hoover & wife Melissa (Norman) Hoover & "Axey" (Achsah) Burrus in the 1870 Hyde Co., NC Census

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