Mary Jane Burnes


Brief Life History of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Burnes was born in 1853, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, her father, William W. Burns, was 58 and her mother, Martha Gillard 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
Huldah Amanda Lewis
Grace Geneva Lewis
Searcy R. Lewis
Carson Jefferson Lewis
Hogan Burns Lewis

Sources (13)

  • Mary J Lonis in household of Hogan B Lonis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Jane Burns, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mary J. Lewis, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from 1870 to 1872Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 9

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


    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

    English: variant of Burns .

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

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