James J. Burness

#10721, b. circa 1887, d. 19 July 1923
     James J. Burness was born circa 1887.1 He died on 19 July 1923 in Taylor County, Kentucky, USA.1

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, Kentucky Death Index 1911-2000.

Robert Joseph Burness1

#10723, b. 25 January 1892
     Robert Joseph Burness was born on 25 January 1892 in Northboro, Massachusetts, USA.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Charles Burness and Amy H. French.3,4 He married Eva L. Day on 6 May 1914 in Berlin, Massachusetts, USA.3
     Robert J. Burnes (son, age 8) was enumerated in the census on 1 June 1900 in 6 Hildreth Street, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA, in the household of Joseph C. Burnes.4
     Robert J. Burness was enumerated in the census on 7 January 1920 in Quaker Church Road, Bolton, Massachusetts, USA, as a teamster, age 26 with Eva L. Burness, Julia A. Burness and Walter J. Burness in his household.5

Children of Robert Joseph Burness and Eva L. Day

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards 1917-18.
  2. Death Certificate, Massachusetts State Archives.
  3. Marriage Registration, Massachusetts State Archives.
  4. 1900 US Census, Massachusetts.
  5. 1920 US Census, Massachusetts.
  6. FamilySearch, Massachusetts Birth Indexes 1639-1915.
  7. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.

Eva L. Day1

#10724, b. 18 April 1876
     Eva L. Day was born on 18 April 1876 in Northboro, Massachusetts, USA.2,3 She married Robert J. Burness, son of Joseph Charles Burness and Amy H. French, on 6 May 1914 in Berlin, Massachusetts, USA.3
     Eva L. Burness (wife, age 43) was enumerated in the census on 7 January 1920 in Quaker Church Road, Bolton, Massachusetts, USA, in the household of Robert J. Burness.4

Children of Eva L. Day and Robert Joseph Burness

Citations

  1. FamilySearch, Massachusetts Birth Indexes 1639-1915.
  2. Research of Raymond St. Peter.
  3. Marriage Registration, Massachusetts State Archives.
  4. 1920 US Census, Massachusetts.
  5. Death Certificate, Massachusetts State Archives.
  6. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.

Julia Ann Burness1

#10725, b. 17 August 1915, d. 21 February 1995
     Julia Ann Burness was born on 17 August 1915 in Blackstone, Massachusetts, USA.1,2 She was the daughter of Robert Joseph Burness and Eva L. Day.1,3,2 She married Floyd Charles St. Peter on 29 May 1948 in Spencer, Massachusetts, USA.4,2 She died on 21 February 1995 in West Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA, at age 79.2
     Julia A. Burness (daughter, age 4 years 6 months) was enumerated in the census on 7 January 1920 in Quaker Church Road, Bolton, Massachusetts, USA, in the household of Robert J. Burness.3
     Julia Burness was enumerated in the census on 18 April 1930 in Belchertown State School, Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA, as a patient, age 14.5
     Julia Burness was enumerated in the census on 12 April 1940 in Walter E. Fernald State School, Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, as an inmate, age 24.6

Citations

  1. FamilySearch, Massachusetts Birth Indexes 1639-1915.
  2. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.
  3. 1920 US Census, Massachusetts.
  4. Research of Raymond St. Peter.
  5. 1930 US Census, Massachusetts.
  6. 1940 US Census, Massachusetts.

John Walter Burness

#10726, b. 22 December 1916, d. 22 October 2004
     John Walter Burness was born on 22 December 1916 in Massachusetts, USA.1,2 He was the son of Robert Joseph Burness and Eva L. Day.1,3 He married Olga Irene Tucker.4 He married Faye Gladys Dent on 15 July 1967 in San Diego, California, USA.5 He died on 22 October 2004 in Clinton Veteran's Center, Clinton, Oklahoma, USA, at age 87.6
     Walter J. Burness (son, age 3 years 1 month) was enumerated in the census on 7 January 1920 in Quaker Church Road, Bolton, Massachusetts, USA, in the household of Robert J. Burness.1
     Walter Burness was enumerated in the census on 2 April 1930 in New Braintree, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA, as a boarder, age 14.7
     John W. Burness was enumerated in the census on 20 May 1940 in Walnut Hill Road, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA, as a dairy farm hand, age 23 with Olga I. Burness in his household.4
     Obituary: John Burness rites Friday - @ 12:24 pm PST

A Mass of Christian Burial for John Walter Burness, 87, of Clinton will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Carl Janocha officiating.
A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.

Burness died early Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at the Clinton Veterans Center. He was born on Dec. 22, 1916 at Hutson, Mass., the son of Robert and Eva (Day) Burness.

Growing up in Massachusetts, he attended a one-room school at New Braint, Mass.

In 1943 he joined the Air Force and served several overseas tours and was stationed at Spokane, Wash.

While in Spokane, he worked in a tire shop.

After his honorable discharge he moved to Oregon and worked in a lumberyard. Later, he moved to California where he became a trucker. He transferred to Oklahoma in 1971 and settled in Clinton in 1978.

On Feb. 14, 1988 he married Marion Bidwell in Foss, and they made their home in Clinton.

In addition to being a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church he was a member of the Hobbs-Ogle-Power American Legion Post No. 41 which he served as chaplain for two years.

He also was a member of VFW Post No. 6143 in Weatherford and the Knights of Columbus.

Preceding him in death were his parents, his wife and a sister, Julia Ann St. Peters.

Burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery.

Survivors include three stepdaughters, August Bidwell, Brenda Bidwell, Janie Bidwell, all of Vermont; three stepsons, Forrest Bidwell of Iowa, Stanley Bidwell of Foss, Seymour Bidwell of Vermont; an adopted sister, Beverly Shoptease of Clinton; and several step grandchildren and great grandchildren.

http://www.clintondailynews.com/obits.php.

Citations

  1. 1920 US Census, Massachusetts.
  2. Ancestry.com, US Public Records Index.
  3. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.
  4. 1940 US Census, Massachusetts.
  5. California Department of Health Services, California Marriage Index 1960-1985.
  6. Research of Raymond St. Peter.
  7. 1930 US Census, Massachusetts.
  8. Ancestry.com, Obituary Collection.

Floyd Charles St. Peter1

#10727, b. 12 May 1907, d. 1974
     Floyd Charles St. Peter was born on 12 May 1907 in Vermont, USA.2 He married Julia Ann Burness, daughter of Robert Joseph Burness and Eva L. Day, on 29 May 1948 in Spencer, Massachusetts, USA.1,3 He died in 1974 in Massachusetts, USA.2,3

Citations

  1. Research of Raymond St. Peter.
  2. SSDI.
  3. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.

James Russell St. Peter1,2

#10728
     James Russell St. Peter is the son of Floyd Charles St. Peter and Julia Ann Burness.1

Children of James Russell St. Peter and Carol Jean Reno

Citations

  1. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.
  2. Research of Raymond St. Peter.

Norman Arthur St. Peter1,2

#10729
     Norman Arthur St. Peter is the son of Floyd Charles St. Peter and Julia Ann Burness.1

Children of Norman Arthur St. Peter and Jeanette Diane Cote

Citations

  1. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.
  2. Research of Raymond St. Peter.

Ronald Edward St. Peter1,2

#10730
     Ronald Edward St. Peter is the son of Floyd Charles St. Peter and Julia Ann Burness.1

Children of Ronald Edward St. Peter and Rosemary E. Foy

Citations

  1. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, unknown location.
  2. Research of Raymond St. Peter.