Russell Burns

Maleabout 1940–

Brief Life History of Russell

When Russell Burns was born about 1940, in Pennsylvania, United States, his mother, Margaret Miller, was 35 and his father, Charles Burns, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Miller
1906–
Charles Burns
1903–1967

Sources (1)

  • Russell Burns in entry for Charles Or Chuck Burns Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (3)

1941

Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 1

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.

1941 · Awaking the Sleeping Giant

Age 1

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States repealed the Neutrality Acts of 1937 and declared war both on the Empire of Japan and on Germany. Thus entering into World War II with the Allied Forces.

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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