Mary C Burns

1853–13 December 1925 (Age 72)
North Woodbury Township, Blair, Pennsylvania

The Life of Mary C

When Mary C Burns was born in 1853, her father, Thomas Burns, was 38 and her mother, Catharine Hanley, was 32. She married Silas Alexander Bonner on 18 November 1873. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Woodbury Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Dale, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 13 December 1925, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Alexander Bonner
Mary C Burns
Marriage: 18 November 1873
Thomas Bonner
Mary Catherine Bonner
Julia Ann Bonner
James W Bonner
Louis W. Bonner
Rosie B Bonner

Spouse and Children

18 November 1873


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 10

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or streams, from the Middle English nominative plural or genitive singular of burn ( see Bourne ).2 Scottish: variant of Burnhouse, habitational name from a place named with burn ‘stream’ + house ‘house’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin ( see Byrne ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Burns in household of Thomas Burns, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Boner in household of Silas Boner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary C Boner in household of Silas A Boner, "United States Census, 1910"

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