Anthony James Burns

Male31 December 1877–13 January 1951

Brief Life History of Anthony James

When Anthony James Burns was born on 31 December 1877, in Durham, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Anthony F Burns, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Ann Carr, was 25. He married Myrtle Kuhns on 9 October 1898, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to United States in 1887 and lived in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and North Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 13 January 1951, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Laurel Hill, Franklin Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Anthony James Burns
Myrtle Kuhns
Marriage: 9 October 1898
Frank Earnest Burns

Sources (12)

  • James Burnes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anthony Burns, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Anthony James Burns, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1898Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 7

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 21

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (central Scotland and northern England): habitational name from any of various places called formerly Burnis, Burnes, or Burnhouse (named with burn- ‘stream’), especially those in Kincardineshire, Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, and possibly Argyll.

    English and Scottish: variant either of Burn , with post-medieval excrescent -s, or of Barnes .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin (see Byrne ), with excrescent -s.

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

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