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Burris, Caleb

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Last Name Burris
First Name Caleb
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Death Date 12/30/1891
Birth Date 11/9/1822
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Spouse Nancy Richardson (died in 1879)
Survived By Four children.
Other Age 49. "Was hurt by bursting of a gun some time ago. Died of lockjaw last Wednesday. Leaves large family of sons and daughters. Wife has been dead for several years." Born in Morgan County. Father of 8 children, four of whom predeceased him. [Daniel Sheets gives the name as Burrows.] [From the Diary of Elam Harvey for Dec. 30, 1891: "Caleb Burris died this evening with Lockjaw caused by an injured eye from the explosion of a gun."]
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