Mary Jane Burnes

1853–1933 (Age 80)
Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Burnes was born in 1853, her father, William W. Burns, was 58 and her mother, Martha Gilliland White, was 45. She married Reuben Lewis from 1870 to 1872, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Scottsville, Bibb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 2 Scottsville, Bibb, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died in 1933, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Lewis
Mary Jane Burnes
Marriage: from 1870 to 1872
Annie Mae Lewis
William Avery Lewis
Arminda A Lewis
Manley Washington Lewis
Hulda A. Lewis
Grace Geneva Lewis
Searcy R. Lewis
Carson Jefferson Lewis
Hogan Burns Lewis

Spouse and Children

from 1870 to 1872
Humphreys, Tennessee, United States


+4 More Children

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+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 8

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Burns 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary J Lonis in household of Hogan B Lonis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Jane Lewis in household of Ruben Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Burns in household of Wm Burns, "United States Census, 1870"

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