Elizabeth Lumsden Mary Burns Burness1

#8304, b. 22 March 1917, d. 24 April 1992
     Elizabeth Lumsden Mary Burns Burness was born on 22 March 1917 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.1 She was the daughter of William Lumsden Burness and Flora Dargie Mills. She died on 24 April 1992 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, at age 75.2


  1. Research of Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  2. Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, Alberta.

Flora Dargie Mills1

#8305, b. 14 November 1889, d. 10 May 1917
     Flora Dargie Mills was born on 14 November 1889 in Angus, Scotland.2,3,4 She married William Lumsden Burness, son of Alexander Burness and Elizabeth Lumsden, on 27 July 1915 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.5,1 She died on 10 May 1917 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, at age 27.2 She was buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
     Flora Dargie Mills (wife, age 26) was enumerated in the census on 16 June 1916 in 10318 117th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in the household of William Burness.4

Child of Flora Dargie Mills and William Lumsden Burness


  1. Research of Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  2. Find A Grave.
  3. ScotlandsPeople, ScotlandsPeople Index.
  4. 1916 Canadian Census, Alberta.
  5. Edmonton Daily Bulletin, Edmonton, Alberta.

James Harold Watson1

#8306, b. 9 November 1892
     James Harold Watson was born on 9 November 1892 in Oregon, USA.2 He married Elvida Anne Burness, daughter of James Greig Burness and Elvida Sarah Amanda Allmen, on 10 January 1918 in Kalama, Cowlitz County, Washington, USA.1

Children of James Harold Watson and Elvida Anne Burness


  1. IGI.
  2. Ancestry.com, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards 1917-18.
  3. 1920 US Census, Oregon.