Major Harmon Peleg BURROUGHS homsteaded to the west of Dowell. He was a state rep for 1 term. He served in the civil war under Sheridan and Custer and is buried in Arlington. He married Alice Maude SUMMERS in Avondale Vg, they moved to Jackson county and raised 7 children. The youngest Charles b 1890 was my grandfather. He married Bessie BRADLEY and they had four children: Harmon, Carl, Evelyn, and ClaraBelle. Carl was killed in France WW11 and buried in the family plot in Elkville,Clara Belle was my mother. Only one child is still living, Evelyn YATES from Elkville.

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