Around the year of 1800 on a plantation in Whynot, MS, there resided a family bearing the birth name of Claude. Born into slavery, the Claude’s had to take on the master’s last name. They were united in marriage and bore (6) six children, three daughters, Clora, Dicie & Violet, and three sons, Wylie, Ben & Travis.
Picture taken in Quitman, MS
Sitting – Daisy, Levi, Mary, Cherry
Standing – Charlie, Mamie, Ephraim Peston, Ethel Mae
1960s in Wittaker, MI
Daughters of Travis and Susie Hearns, Whynot, MS
Burs Family Reunion – Kissimmee, FL; 1998
In the center of the photo is Aunt Mildred Brown-Burs & Aunt JoAnna Burs-Grigsby.