James Ruff Burness1

#17534, b. 17 September 1832, d. 6 March 1865
     James Ruff Burness was born on 17 September 1832 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Burness and Mary Hulse.1,3 He married Ann Kirk on 22 December 1856 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.4 He died on 6 March 1865 at age 32.4,5 He was buried in National Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.6

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, England & Wales Christening Records 1530-1906.
  2. 1851 English Census, Leicestershire.
  3. 1841 English Census, Leicestershire.
  4. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  5. Unknown subject. Photo by Ancestry.com. Unknown series; unknown repository, unknown repository address. Online unknown url; unknown file name.
  6. Ancestry.com, Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers.

Ann Kirk1

#17535, b. 14 July 1819, d. 7 March 1909
     Ann Kirk was born on 14 July 1819 in England.2,3 She married James Ruff Burness, son of Thomas Burness and Mary Hulse, on 22 December 1856 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.1 She died on 7 March 1909 in Old Ladies Home, State Road, Wissinoming, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, at age 89.2

Citations

  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. Death Registration, City Archives of Philadelphia.
  3. 1860 US Census, Pennsylvania.