Isabella Burns

Brief Life History of Isabella

When Isabella Burns was born on 24 October 1869, in Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, William Henry Burns, was 27 and her mother, Rachel McGee, was 21. She lived in Cedar Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Eureka Township, Greenwood, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 26 January 1938, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States.

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Edward Adams
Isabella Burns

Sources (6)

  • Isabell Adams in household of Ed Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isabella Burns, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Isabella Burns, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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