Willis Crawford Burress

Willis Crawford Burress[1]

Male 1891 - 1933

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  • Name  Willis Crawford Burress 
    Born  12 Dec 1891  Waynesville, Haywood, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 Sep 1933  Glendale, Spartanburg, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I6010  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  28 Mar 2013 

    Father  William Wesley Burress,   b. 28 Nov 1855, , , SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1934, Spartanburg, Spartanburg, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catherine M. Strutton,   b. 15 Feb 1851, , Macon, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1926, Spartanburg, Spartanburg, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Jun 1876  , Jackson, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F909  Group Sheet

    Family  Martha,   b. 1893, , , SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1910  , , SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F2074  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S95] WWI Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918, (National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. M1509, 4,582 rolls ), Spartanburg Co., SC; Roll 1877682; Draft Board: 3 (Reliability: 3).
      Abstract:
      Name: Willis Crawford Burress
      Age: 25
      Address: 147 Johnson, Spartanburg, SC
      Date of Birth: Dec 12, 1891
      Citizen: Natural born
      Place of birth: Waynesville, NC, USA
      Occupation: Textile
      Employer: Spartan Mills Co.; Spartanburg, SC
      Marital status: Married, 1 child under 12
      Race: Caucasian
      Military Svc: Corporal; 1st Inft., SC; 1 yr; SC
      Claims exemption from draft.
      Description: Medium build, brown eyes, black hair
      Signed: Willis Crawford Burress
      June 5, 1917

    2. [S367] South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008. Original data: South Carolina. South Carolina death records. Columbia, SC, USA: South Carolina Department of Archives and History.) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: W. C. Burress
      Cert #13511
      Age: 42
      Birthplace: N.C.
      Male, white, married
      Father: W M Burress, b N.C.
      Mother: Katherine Stration, b N.C.
      Informant: Cleveland Burress
      Date of Death: Sep 11 1933
      Place of Death: Spartanburg, Spartanburg, S.C.
      Cause of death: Bronchopneumonia
      Burial: 13 Sep 1933, North Carolina