Horace Monroe Burns

21 October 1882–24 October 1918 (Age 36)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Horace Monroe

When Horace Monroe Burns was born on 21 October 1882, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Tucker Burns, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Emmaline Thrasher, was 19. He married Eugenia Adelle Tillery on 3 July 1907, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 1 Kingdom, Bibb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 October 1918, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Green Pond, Bibb, Alabama, United States.

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Horace Monroe Burns
Eugenia Adelle Tillery
Marriage: 3 July 1907
Ruth Burns
Lillie belle

Spouse and Children

3 July 1907
Bibb, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Martin O. Burns


    Willie L. Burns



    Lillian Pearl Burns


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 13

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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)

  • Harrace M Burns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Horace M Burns in household of William T Burns, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Horace Monroe Burns in entry for Mrs Ruth Burns Comer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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