Ira Rush Burns

18 May 1866–31 July 1930 (Age 64)
Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ira Rush

When Ira Rush Burns was born on 18 May 1866, in Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States, his father, William Jackson Burns, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth M. Bell, was 23. He married Rebecca "Bessie" Snyder on 13 February 1889, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Barree, Porter Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Bellwood, Antis Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. His occupation is listed as 4. leading funeral director and postmaster, bellwood in Bellwood, Antis Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 31 July 1930, in Bellwood, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Logan Valley Cemetery, Antis Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ira Rush Burns
Rebecca "Bessie" Snyder
Marriage: 13 February 1889
Clarence Jackson Burns
Earl William Burns
Warren Alexander Burns
Daisy Elizabeth Burns
Mollie Pearl Burns
Agnes Burns
Ira Rush Burns Jr

Spouse and Children

13 February 1889
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 11

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 18

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

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)

  • Ira R Burns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ira R Burns, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira R Burns, "United States Census, 1930"

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