Owen Jones Wister Burness1

#11153, b. 12 September 1855, d. 17 October 1932
     Owen Jones Wister Burness was born on 12 September 1855 in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA.1 He was the son of Frederick A. Burness and Anna Mary Atherstone.1,2 He married Clara Thorp circa 1880.3 He died on 17 October 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, at age 77.4
     Owen J. W. Burness (age 14) was enumerated in the census on 1 June 1870 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in the household of Anna M. Burness.2 Owen J. Burness (son, age 24) was enumerated in the census on 3 June 1880 in 23 Mill Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in the household of Anna Burness. He was an organist.5
     O. W. J. Burness was enumerated in the census on 1 June 1900 in 5905 Greene Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, as a musician, age 44 with Clara Burness, Frederick A. Burness and Percy T. Burness in his household.3
     Owen J. W. Burness was enumerated in the census on 15 April 1910 in 5905 Greene Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, as a musician, age 54 with Clara Burness and Percy T. Burness in his household.6
     Owen J. W. Burness was enumerated in the census on 26 February 1920 in 5905 Greene Street, Pennsylvania, USA, as a musician, age 65 with Clara T. Burness in his household.7
     Owen J. Burness was enumerated in the census on 3 May 1930 in 5905 Greene Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, age 74 with Clara Burness in his household.8
     Obituary: Owen J. Burness, widely known organist, died at his home in Germantown yesterday in his seventy-eighth year. Mr. Burness had served as leader of several bands and orchestras, among them the Phildalphia Municipal Band, and had been organist and choirmaster for the Second Baptist Church of Germantown and for Mary Commandery, Knights Templar. During the last eleven years he has also been mucial director at Christ Protestant Episcopal Church in Germantown. He was a member of several Masnic bodies. Surviving are a widow, Mrs. Clara Thorpe Burness, and two sons, Frederick A. and Percy T. Burness.4

Children of Owen Jones Wister Burness and Clara Thorp

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Church and Town Records, 1669-2013.
  2. 1870 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  3. 1900 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  4. New York Times, New York.
  5. 1880 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  6. 1910 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  7. 1920 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  8. 1930 US Census, Pennsylvania.
  9. FamilySearch, Philadelphia City Birth Certificates, 1860-1906.
  10. Social Security Application.
  11. Death Registration, City Archives of Philadelphia.

Eugene W. Burness1

#11156
     Eugene W. Burness was the son of Joseph William Burness and Mary Grace Pitteway.2,1

Citations

  1. Family Tree Maker, World Family Tree.
  2. 1940 US Census, Connecticut.
  3. Carole Burness Pleines, e-mail to John George Burness.

Janice Marie Treece1

#11157

Citations

  1. Family Tree Maker, World Family Tree.
  2. Carole Burness Pleines, e-mail to John George Burness.

Brian Edward Burness1,2

#11160
     Brian Edward Burness is the son of Eugene W. Burness and Janice Marie Treece.1

Citations

  1. Family Tree Maker, World Family Tree.
  2. Carole Burness Pleines, e-mail to John George Burness.