Virgil Winburn1

#10712, b. 12 October 1889, d. April 1967
     Virgil Winburn was born on 12 October 1889 in Missouri, USA.1 She was the daughter of William S. Winburn and Mary H. Firestone.1 She died in April 1967 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, at age 77.2


  1. Social Security Application.
  2. SSDI.

William A. Burness1

     William A. Burness was the son of William Burness and Christina Mary Currie.1,2


  1. 1930 US Census, New Jersey.
  2. 1940 US Census, New Jersey.

William Florian Burness1

#10714, b. 23 March 1903, d. March 1987
     William Florian Burness was born on 23 March 1903 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.1 He was the son of William Joseph Burness and Anna Flock.1,2,3 He married Emma W. (?) circa 1925.4 He died in March 1987 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.5

Children of William Florian Burness and Emma W. (?)


  1. Social Security Application.
  2. 1910 US Census, Maryland.
  3. 1920 US Census, Maryland.
  4. 1930 US Census, Maryland.
  5. SSDI.

William Arthur Burness1

#10715, b. 28 July 1912, d. July 1987
     William Arthur Burness was born on 28 July 1912 in Mount Pleasant, Maury County, Tennessee, USA.2,1 He was the son of Arthur Augustus Burness and Virginia Ophelia Nicholson.1,2,3,4 He married Goldie Marie Newhart, daughter of Homer Newhart and Lula Pabst, on 11 October 1941.5 He died in July 1987 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA.6


  1. Social Security Application.
  2. 1920 US Census, Tennessee.
  3. 1930 US Census, Michigan.
  4. 1940 US Census, Michigan.
  5. Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio.
  6. SSDI.

William Edward Burness1

     William Edward Burness was the son of William John Burness and Beulah Maddox.2,3


  1. Research of Betty Knoop.
  2. 1940 US Census, Oregon.
  3. 1930 US Census, Oregon.
  4. Portland Oregonian, unknown location.
  5. Eugene Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon.

David Petrie Burness1

#10718, b. 16 June 1904, d. 21 July 1969
     David Petrie Burness was born on 16 June 1904 in California, USA.2,3 He was the son of David Petrie Burness and Jennie E. Slater.4,5,6 He married Juana Burgher, daughter of Norman W. Burgher and Jessie Ranson.7 He died on 21 July 1969 in Pasadena, California, USA, at age 65.2,3

Children of David Petrie Burness and Juana Burgher


  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. SSDI.
  3., California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  4. 1910 US Census, California.
  5. 1920 US Census, California.
  6. 1930 US Census, California.
  7. 1940 US Census, California.
  8., California Birth Index.

Samuel Levering Burness1

#10719, b. 18 June 1826, d. 10 December 1911
     Samuel Levering Burness was born on 18 June 1826 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.2,3,4 He was the son of Thomas Burness and Mary Hulse.2,3,4 He married Sophia Helena Shur, daughter of William Shur and Mary Ann Levering, on 28 March 1850 in Roxborough Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.5,6 He married Elizabeth Oldfield in October 1858.6 He married Margaret A. McMahon, daughter of John McMahon and Margaret A. (?), in July 1890 in Camden, New Jersey, USA.6 He died on 10 December 1911 in Soldier's Home, Washington, D.C., USA, at age 85.7

Children of Samuel Levering Burness and Sophia Helena Shur

Children of Samuel Levering Burness and Elizabeth Oldfield

Child of Samuel Levering Burness and Margaret A. McMahon


  1., Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, 1789-1903.
  2., England & Wales Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970.
  3. FamilySearch, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
  4., England & Wales Christening Records 1530-1906.
  5. John Levering, Levering Family History and Genealogy.
  6. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  7. FamilySearch, District of Columbia Deaths 1840-1964.
  8. 1860 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  9. 1870 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  10. 1900 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  11. Death Registration, City Archives of Philadelphia.
  12. FamilySearch, Philadelphia City Birth Certificates, 1860-1906.
  13. 1880 US Census, Pennsylvania.