James M. Burns

1843–
North Woodbury Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James M.

When James M. Burns was born in 1843, in North Woodbury Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Burns, was 28 and his mother, Catharine Hanley, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Burns
1815–1880
Catharine Hanley
1821–1887
Samuel H. Burns
1841–1909
James M. Burns
1843–
Elizabeth Ann Burns
1844–1930
George W. Burns
1847–1917
Thomas Burns
1848–1906
Michael Burns
1849–1850
Mary C Burns
1853–1925
William Thomas Burns
1856–1915
Michael Burns
1858–1872
David Burdine Burns
1859–1860
Thomas Burns
1861–1861
Christopher Wesley Burns
1862–1916

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

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

Age 20

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.

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 ).

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