Flora E Burns

Brief Life History of Flora E

When Flora E Burns was born about 1874, in Indiana, United States, her father, John T Burns, was 43 and her mother, Mary Fowler, was 32. She lived in Monroe Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died in 1889, at the age of 16, and was buried in Spurgeon, Monroe Township, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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John T Burns
Mary Fowler
William Ira Burns
Flora E Burns
Harvey S Burns
Pernina "Nina" Priscilla Burns
Nancy Belle Burns
Alonzo Frank Burns
Enoch Monroe Burns
Edgar Golden Burns
Reece Alva Burns

Sources (2)

  • Flora E Burns in household of John T Burns, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Flora Burns, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (6)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

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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