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"Cousin Book" by Edith Jackson Hankins [Part 2 of 4].

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Illinois. Demaris Reese Bourland died May 18, 1876 and is buried at Watson Cemetery, Effingham, Illinois.

Andrew Bourland's parents were Rev. John Bourland, Jr. and his wife, Mary Loving. John was born December 12, 1762 to John, Sr. and his wife, Katherine Randolph. John, Jr. married Mary Loving about 1784. Mary was born May 26, 1769 to Gabriel Loving of Virginia. John was living in Laurens County, South Carolina, without slaves in 1790, page 74. They evidently moved from South Carolina to Kentucky in about 1803. They were in Henderson County (later called Hopkins) Kentucky in 1810 census, and in Flat Creek Church, Red River Association in Tennessee in 1812. (This does not mean, necessarily, that they lived in Tennessee, but that they represented their church in that associational meeting.) I hope that I have a proper list of their children: William Bourland was born in 1785 and died 1814 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, unmarried.

Mary Rachel Bourland, born April 9, 1790 in South Carolina, married Nathan Hibbs on June 1, 1808 and died October 1, 1846 in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

Joseph Bourland (who was blind) was born about 1791 in South Car.

Slaton Bourland, born May 17, 1792 in South Carolina, married (1) Polly Reese on October 9, 1815 and (2) Eliza Burnham on March 24, 1834 in Calloway County, Kentucky. He died August 27, 1871 on a vist to Franklin County, Arkansas.

Andrew, who married Demaris Reese.

Elizabeth Bourland, who was born December 9, 1796 in South Carolina, who married Reddick O'Bryan on February 22, 1815 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, died December 28, 1862 and is buried in Richland Cemetery.