Anna Mary Burns

Female14 March 1886–17 September 1960

Brief Life History of Anna Mary

When Anna Mary Burns was born on 14 March 1886, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, her father, Milton Burns, was 39 and her mother, Ann Maria Child, was 36. She married Elza Tway on 15 July 1908, in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Flathead, Montana, United States in 1920 and Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States in 1930. She died on 17 September 1960, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elza Tway
Anna Mary Burns
Marriage: 15 July 1908
Dorothy Louisa Tway

Sources (12)

  • Anna M Tway in household of Essia Tway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Mary Burns, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • Annie Burns, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1908Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries 1890: Missoula, Montana, United States 1893: Flathead, Montana, United States

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 20

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    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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