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.
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.
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