A lineage from the Burris Family of West Virginia

Updated April 10, 2001

Chris Burris
PO Box 772
Livermore, CA 94551
United States
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I am interested in sharing and receiving information regarding the Burris Family Tree from West Virginia; however, the branches of my accumulated family tree have included WHITE, FLEMING, BARNET, MERCER, WHITEMAN, BATTON, NEWBERRY, VANCAMP, and BUCHANON. In fact, the following is an exerpt of the descendants of a BUCHANON from West Virginia.

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Descendants of Eliza Jane Buchanon

Generation No. 1

1. ELIZA JANE BUCHANON from Wetzel County, West Virginia. She married MARSHALL JAMES WHITEMAN (1850) in Wetzel County, West Virginia, son of MATTHIAS WHITEMAN and ALICE NEWBERRY. He was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, and died in Annapolis, Maryland.

Notes for MARSHALL JAMES WHITEMAN:
Marshall Whiteman served in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was 33 years of age when he was enlisted. He served as a 2nd Sergeant. He served in Company H, 1st W.V., V.I., which was attached to the 1st Division, 8th A.C. In 1862 he was confined to the hospital at Alexandria, VA, two weeks for disability incurred by over-marching. In 1863, he was furloughed for ten days and returned to Petersburg at the end of time. He helped win the hard-earned victories of Winchester, New Market, Piedmont, Lynchberg, Snickers Ford, Berryville, and several others. He received an honorable discharge at Wheeling, West Virginia. He was provostmarshal and register of records. He was a member of Philip G. Bier Post No. 17. In his later years, he lead a retired life.

Moved to Wetzel county in 1847.

Children of ELIZA BUCHANON and MARSHALL WHITEMAN are:

i. DAVID ANDREW WHITEMAN.
2. ii. PHOEBE HANNAH WHITEMAN.
iii. SARAH ANN WHITEMAN
iv. MELISSA JANE WHITEMAN.
v. ALICE WHITEMAN.
vi. MARY MARSHALL WHITEMAN.
vii. FRANCES LAVERNE WHITEMAN.
3. viii. JAMES MATTHIAS WHITEMAN.
ix. VIRGINIA BELLE WHITEMAN.
4. x. DELIA EMOLINE WHITEMAN.

Generation No. 2

3. JAMES MATTHIAS WHITEMAN was born in Minnie, WV.

Children of JAMES WHITEMAN:
i. MARSHALL WHITEMAN.
ii. BOY WHITEMAN.
iii. THEORA WHITEMAN.
6. iv. JAMES RICHARD WHITEMAN.
7. v. JACOB FRANKLIN WHITEMAN.
vi. ALICE VICTORIA WHITEMAN.
8. vii. ELIZA JANE WHITEMAN.
9. viii. DELIA EMOLINE WHITEMAN.
10. ix. LINA BELL WHITEMAN.
11. x. POSIE AUDREY WHITEMAN.

Generation No. 3

8. ELIZA JANE WHITEMAN.

Children of ELIZA WHITEMAN and WILLIAM MERCER are:
i. FANNETTA MARIE5 MERCER.
ii. JANNETTA URETTA MERCER.
19. iii. GERTRUDE BERNICE MERCER.
20. iv. WILLIAM GUY MERCER.
21. v. JAMES RUSSELL MERCER.
22. vi. BETTY RUTH MERCER.
23. vii. ROBERT LEE MERCER.

Generation No. 4

19. GERTRUDE BERNICE5 MERCER. She married (2) CLARENCE ALBERT BURRIS, son of WALTER BURRIS and MINNIE WHITE.

Children of GERTRUDE MERCER and CLARENCE BURRIS are:
24. i. My Dad (BURRIS) m. My Mom.
ii. My Uncle (BURRIS).

Generation No. 5

24. i. Me. (BURRIS) m. My Wife.
ii. My three (3) siblings.

Children of Me. are:
25. My Son (BURRIS).

Generation No. 6

25. i. My Son. (BURRIS).

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