A while back we told the story of how some Burroughs children came to Perry County. The post was titled, An Orphan’,s Son, A Teacher’s Daughter Today happens to be the wedding anniversary of Peter Burroughs and Elizabeth Atkinson in 1816. They were married in Virginia. Peter had a son named Robert who had four … More Perry County Connection to Booker T. Washington? Really?
In They Came from North Carolina – Part 1, the story was told about the life of Chalmer Vest Morrison. Today, we will spend time looking back into that family’s past. Chalmer’s father was John A. Morrison. John lived his whole life as a farmer in the Brazeau, Missouri area. John’s father was Andrew Ramsey … More They Came from North Carolina – Part 2