Generation No.1

Edward Burgess11735-1814;married Margaret.Edward born Prince George's Co.,MD;died Pittsylvania Co.,VA.

Edward Burgess Will



Generation No.2

Children of Edward Burgess1 and Margaret:

Mordecai Burgess2-1765-1807,born in Prince George's Co.,MD, married Mary Brandon, born 1770. They married 25 Oct 1790 in Halifax Co., VA.He is listed on the 1803 tax list for Caswell Co., NC. Mary was living in Caswell Co., NC in 1810; Newton Co., GA.in 1820; Gwinnett Co., GA in 1830 and Benton Co., AL. in 1850. Mary drew lot 27 in Lee (now Sumter)Co., 1827 lottery of Hayes Dist. Newton Co.,GA. Mordecai's will proved July 1807 lists the following children: Elinor,Elizabeth,William,John,Joseph,Jenny.Excr.John Langley and wife Mary Burgess. Wit. Joseph Langley and Abner Wisdom.

Benjamin2-1760-1824;married Virlinda Stimpson 17 Dec 1782 Pittsylvania Co.,VA.

Sarah2-1761-?;married Elias Burgess 19 Dec 1785 Pittsylvania Co.,VA; died in Franklin Co.,GA.

Jane2-ca.1765-bef.1840;married Zachiriah Pruett 17 Oct 1785 Pittsylvania Co.,VA.

James2-?-1832;married Mary Carson 26 Vov1792 Campbell Co.,VA.,died in Williamson Co.,TN.

John M2-?-1838; married Mary Cox 28 March 1795 Caswell Co., NC.;died in Franklin Co.,GA.

Mildred2-?-?; married James Wilson 10 Dec 1792.

Mary2-?-?;married Leonard Clark 18 Jan 1798 Pittsylvania Co., VA.

William2-ca1778-1850/60;born on Pittsylvania Co.,VA.;married Nancy Lewis 15 Jan 1810 Pittsylvania Co.,VA.;died in Surry/Yadkin Co.,NC.

Virlinda2-?-?;married William Snoddy 13 Dec 1804 Pittsylvania Co.,VA.

Generation No.3

Children of Mordecai Burgess2andMary Brandon:

Joseph B Burgess-31800-btw1860/70,born in Caswell Co.,NC.;married Sarah (born 1801) in SC.Joseph died in Clay Co.,AL. He is living in Gwinnett Co., GA in 1830; Benton Co.,AL in 1840; Talladega Co.,AL in 1850 and 1860.

Elizabeth3-no further information


Eleanor3-1791-1859,married 22 Jan 1815 in Caswell Co.,NC to Stephen Roberts; died 31 August 1859 probably in Benton Co., AL

William B31796-btw1860/70,married 20 Aug 1816 in Caswell Co.,NC to 1)Elizabeth Price 2) Susannah Easterling 23 Sept 1858 Wm is living in Gwinnett Co.,GA in 1830; died in AL or AR.

John P31799-btw1873/77,married 1)Clara abt 1820 in Gwinnett Co.,GA 2)Matilda Finn-1838; died in Cleburne Co.,AL.

Generation No.4

Children of Joseph B Burgess3and Sarah:

Elias William Burgess4-1827-1866,born in GA or SC.Married Jane Jones 7 Sept 1828 in Wedowee, Randolf Co.,AL.Jane was born 1826 in Carroll Co.,GA.She died in 1895. Elias died in Tallapoosa Co.,AL. Elias is listed on the 1850 census in Talladega Co.,AL; 1860 census for Tallapoosa Co.,AL; His family is living in Tallapoosa Co.,AL in 1870 and 1880.

Ellis G41825-btw1860/70,born in Alabama;married Rhoda J Collins;living in Talladega AL 1850 & 1860;living in Jackson Co.,AL 1870;Rhoda living in Tarrant Co.,TX 1880.

James Willis41826-1909,born in Gwinnett Co.,GA; married 1)Sarah Pitts 27 Apr 1893; died in Clay Co.,AL.Served in Co I 30th AL Reg't,&Co E 21 AL Reg't CSA.

Malissa41831-?,born in Georgia.

Richard/Richmond Oliver4btw1831/32-1870/80,born in Gwinnett co.,GA:married 1)M.E who died btw 1870/80 in Clay Co.,AL.and 2) Mrs. Gossett; all children by first wife.

Joseph W41835-?.

Caroline M41837-?,born in GA; married John Winkle on 23 Sep 1853 in Talladega Co.,AL.

Thomas Michael Jasper4-1841-?.


Generation No.5

Children of Elias William Burgess4andJane Jones:

William A Burgess5-1854-1885,born in AL.Married Nancy Herring 24 July 1879 in Jefferson Co., AL.Died in Irondale, Jefferson Co.,AL.Nancy was born 30 Mar 1864 in Jefferson Co.,AL., married (2)Charles H Sims.All are buried in Bass Cemetery(outside Irondale)

William A Burgess & Nancy Herring-1879

James Benjamin5-1849-1933;married Mary Pepper 30 Dec 1869; died in Moulton, Lawrence Co.,AL.

Louis Martin5-1852-?.

Thomas Jefferson5-1857-1932.

John C5-1860-?.

Jane Jacqueline5-1864-?

Generation No.6

Children of William A Burgess5 andNancy Herring:

Thaddeus Chilton Burgess61880-1945,born in Jefferson Co.,AL.;married Daisy Pearl Culpepper on 12 Sept 1906.Thaddeus owned a hardware store in Irondale.He died in Irondale, Jefferson Co.,AL.

Dessie S61882-1969;born in Alabama; never married.

William Isaac-61884-1965; married Lelia A Sisson.

Generation No.7

Children of Thaddeus Chilton Burgess6and Daisy Pearl Culpepper:

John Hugh Burgess,Sr.-71912-1980,born in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co.,AL.;married Sadie Pearl Huddleston in 1939. John died in Marietta, Cobb Co.,GA.

Sadie Mae-71918