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John Garner Burrus
Name Occupation of Child Spouse Date of Birth Date of Death Age at Death Comments Cause of Child's Death Picture
John Garner Burrus* Hotel Operator & Tobacco Manufacturer Elizabeth (Betty) Reece* 06 Aug 1845 20 Mar 1926


ran Burrus/Grant Hotel in Rockford; he was moderator of the Yadkin Baptist Association, helped found the Surry Baptist Association and was moderator of that, was Sunday School Superintendent for 54 years & he worked to get a High School at Rockford in 1909-is also said to be buried in his confederate uniform unk Click for picture only if "**" appears in this space
Children: 4                
Iris S. Burrus*   never married 03 Jan 1873 21 Sep 1895


Dr. John Tilden Burrus Doctor-Founder of High Point Hospital-Surgeon Mary Belle Atkins b. 1876 1936     59   Heart Attack  
Dr. Mallory Vinson Burrus*

Doctor-Nebraska & Surry County NC

married but no children-name of spouse not known by me 10 Sep 1879 24 Oct 1918


practiced medicine in Nebraska but returned to Rockford in latter years where he also engaged in medicine.  Pneumonia-contracted while treating patients in 1918 flue epidemic, Surry County, NC  
Ethel Burrus*   never married b. 22 Jul 1884 d. 27 Jul 1906     22      
* buried Rockford Baptist Church Cemetery, Rockford, NC