Henry Levering Burness1

#10682, b. 19 October 1900, d. 9 July 1994
     Henry Levering Burness was born on 19 October 1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.2 He was the son of Thomas Alfred Burness and Emma Rowan.2,3 He married Eva Gertrude Miller, daughter of Louis Miller and Gertrude Goos, circa 1925.4 He died on 9 July 1994 in Pleasantville, New Jersey, USA, at age 93.5,6
     Obituary: HARRY L. BURNESS, 93, of Absecon, died Saturday at Our Lady's Residence in Pleasantville. Mr. Burness was a general contractor most of his life. Born in Philadelphia, he lived in Absecon most of his life. He is survived by two sons, Robert of Northfield and Benjamin of Warren, Mich; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being made by the Wimberg Funeral Home, 400 Liverpool Ave., Egg Harbor City.
The Press of Atlantic City: Monday, July 11, 1994 Section: Obituaries Edition.

Children of Henry Levering Burness and Eva Gertrude Miller

Citations

  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. FamilySearch, Philadelphia City Birth Certificates, 1860-1906.
  3. 1910 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  4. 1930 US Census, New Jersey.
  5. SSDI.
  6. The Press of Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Henry Levering Burness1

#10683
     Henry Levering Burness was the son of James Hubert Burness and Florence Agnes Williamson.2,3

Citations

  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. 1930 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  3. 1940 US Census, Pennsylvania.

Harry Alexander Burness1

#10684
     Harry Alexander Burness was the son of Peter Gore Burness and Charlotte Sutton.2,1,3

Citations

  1. Social Security Application.
  2. Declaration of Peter Gore Burness, National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. 1930 US Census, Oregon.

Henry Burness1

#10686, b. 17 October 1887, d. March 1965
     Henry Burness was born on 17 October 1887 in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA.2,1 He was the son of Henry Burness and Maria Sophia Lautzsche.3,2,4 He married Julia Monroe Paine, daughter of Ernest Marion Paine and Etta Josephine Hunt, on 3 April 1919 in Hanover, Massachusetts, USA.3,2 He died in March 1965 in Rockland, Massachusetts, USA, at age 77.5,6

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards 1917-18.
  2. Social Security Application.
  3. Marriage Registration, Massachusetts State Archives.
  4. 1900 US Census, Massachusetts.
  5. SSDI.
  6. Ancestry.com, Massachusetts Death Index, 1901-1980.

John Gordon Burness1

#10688, b. 2 October 1906, d. 20 July 1989
     John Gordon Burness was born on 2 October 1906 in 6 Ramsay Street, Montrose, Angus, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of William Burness and Maggie Helen Dunbar.1 He died on 20 July 1989 in Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA, at age 82.2
     Obituary: J. Gordon Burness, 82, of Needham, a retired traffic controller of ocean shipping for Exxon Oil Co., died Thursday in Glover Memorial Hospital in Needham. Born in Montrose, Scotland, Mr. Burness was a Needham resident for 40 years. He had also been a professional soccer player, playing for the Forfar Athletics team in Scotland, on a championship team in Canada, and on teams in Boston, New York, Providence, New Bedford and Fall River. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Needham and the Needham Retired Men's Club Choir. He was also a member of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America. Mr. Burness was a member and past chief of Clan McLoud, Order of the Scottish Clans, Number 101 in Hyde Park. He leaves his wife, Florence B. (Aitchison) Burness; three sons, John Gordon Jr. of Millington, Tenn., Robert James of Puyallup, Wash., and Peter William of Hampton, N.H; two daughters, Greta Jean Glorioso of Natick and Susan Margaret Congdon of Needham; 18 grandchildren and 16 great- grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Christ Episcopal Church, Needham.3

Citations

  1. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. SSDI.
  3. The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts.
  4. 1940 US Census, Massachusetts.
  5. Peter Burness, e-mail to Burness Surname Message Board.

James Alexander Hampton Burness1

#10689, b. 13 July 1892, d. April 1963
     James Alexander Hampton Burness was born on 13 July 1892 in New York City, New York, USA.1,2,3 He was the son of James Burness and Rachel MacKay.1,4,5 He married Helen Ruth Howard, daughter of Herbert Howard and Lillie Florence Rose, in 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.6,1 He died in April 1963 at age 70.2

Citations

  1. Social Security Application.
  2. SSDI.
  3. Ancestry.com, New York City Births 1891-1902.
  4. 1900 US Census, New York.
  5. 1910 US Census, New York.
  6. FamilySearch, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes 1885-1951.
  7. 1930 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  8. Locateme.com.

James Hubert Burness

#10690
     James Hubert Burness was the son of James Hubert Burness and Florence Agnes Williamson.1,2

Citations

  1. 1930 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  2. 1940 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  3. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  4. Research of Florence Agnes Burness.