Henry Burwell Rouse

Son of John Rouse

Henry Burwell Rouse was born about 1774-1777 in North Carolina, and died 1860 NC. He was the son of John Rouse. Burwell was married twice, his second wife was Mary Jane Byrd born about 1780 South Carolina and died after 1850 in Jackson County, MS.

Burwell Rouse died in November, 1826 in Cumberland Co. North Carolina while visiting in that State.

The 1850 Census of Jackson County, MS. list Mary Jane in household # 243 with her son-in-law David DuBose. She is listed as sixty nine years old. Also in the household was a Henry DuBose who was seventy years old and born in North Carolina. Next door in household 245 is a David DuBose age 84 years is probably the father of the younger David DuBose. He was born in South Carolina.

Burwell and Mary Jane were married about 1799 or early 1800 in Georgia. It appears they moved West about 1811 and settled in the state of MS. Seven children are known from this marriage.

1. Mary Jane Rouse born about 1800 in Georgia
2. Daniel Rouse born 1801 Georgia
3. Blanton Rouse born about 1803 Georgia, married Mary Tyson
4. Peter Hudson Rouse born 10 September, 1810 m. Seletia Flurry
5. John Rouse, no dates
6. Deborah Rouse born 20 November, 1822 MS. and died 1901 MS. She married David DuBose, 1818-1902
7. William W. Rouse born about 1823

William W Rouse

Son of Burwell and Mary Jane Rouse

William W. Rouse was born About 1822. He married Lydia ?

Children of William and Lydid Rouse are:

Eran Rouse, born 1840.
Catherine Rouse, born 1842, married Silas Cyrus Scarbrough in 1859; Harrison Co. MS.
Sarah Rouse, born 1843.
Mary Rouse, born 1845.
Joseph Rouse, born 1846.
Samuel Rouse, born 1848.
William J. Rouse, born 1852
Saladin Rouse, born 1855, married Thomas Erving Bond
Nancy C. Rouse, born 1857
Harrison Peter Rouse, born October 29, 1858; died November 22, 1935, buried in Dixie cemetery in Lamar Co.
Deborah Ann Rouse, born 1860, married Hiram F. Redmond in Harrison Co., Ms.

Other Family Researchers:
Phyllis Blount

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