Burruss, Elijah Willis
Burruss, Elijah Willis a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Madison County, Ky., April 17, 1817. He removed with his parents to Decatur County, Ind.. in 1828; was admitted to Church membership in 1838; experienced conversion two years later; received license to exhort and to preach in 1841; and in 1845 entered the Indiana Conference. He labored with unflagging zeal and fidelity until three months previous to his decease; which occurred July 28, 1870. Mr. Burruss was remarkable for his faithfulness and cheerfulness. See 'Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1870, p. 193.