(L-R) Rex, Tom, Myrtis and Sarah Lucinda
Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Burgess lived on his mother's farm in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, until at least the age of 21. He married Sarah "Lou" Snider and by 1900 they were in Moulton, Lawrence County, as was his brother James Benjamin. He bought a farm in Moulton. Sarah died in 1924 and Tom died in 1932. They are buried in a Moulton cemetery with a number of other members of the Burgess family.
Tom and Sarah had a son and a daughter who lived until the 1960's. Part of their farm was developed as the Burgess Subdivision in the 1960's.