Evelyn Burness1

#7291, b. 26 May 1916, d. 23 January 1919
     Evelyn Burness was born on 26 May 1916 in Oregon City, Oregon, USA.1,2 She was the daughter of William John Burness and Beulah Maddox.1,2 She died on 23 January 1919 in Oregon City, Oregon, USA, at age 2.3


  1. IGI.
  2. Research of Betty Knoop.
  3. Ancestry.com, Oregon Death Index, 1898-2008.

Beulah Maddox1

#7292, b. 1 April 1899, d. 3 September 1972
     Beulah Maddox was born on 1 April 1899 in Indiana, USA.2,1,3 She married William John Burness, son of Richard Burness and Mary Ann Lamb, on 14 August 1915 in Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA.1,4 She married Vern Wagner on 9 February 1944 in Clark County, Washington, USA.1 She died on 3 September 1972 in Longview, Washington, USA, at age 73.5,6
     Beulah Burness (wife, age 20) was enumerated in the census on 17 January 1920 in 2 Molullu Street, Oregon City, Oregon, USA, in the household of William Burness.7 Beulah Brown (wife, age 28) was enumerated in the census on 5 April 1930 in Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA, in the household of J. Howard Brown.8
     Beula H. Burness was enumerated in the census on 15 April 1940 in 326 NE Halsey Street, Portland, Oregon, USA, as a widow, age 41 with Juanita L. Burness in her household.9

Children of Beulah Maddox and William John Burness

Child of Beulah Maddox and James Howard Brown


  1. Ancestry.com, Washington Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  2. 1900 US Census, Indiana.
  3. SSDI.
  4. Death Certificate, Oregon Board of Health.
  5. Research of Betty Knoop.
  6. Linda Totten, e-mail to John George Burness.
  7. 1920 US Census, Oregon.
  8. 1930 US Census, Oregon.
  9. 1940 US Census, Oregon.
  10. IGI.
  11. Ancestry.com, US Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.