James Burness1

#19309, b. circa 1829, d. 12 April 1862
     James Burness was born circa 1829 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2 He was the son of James Burness and Margaret Ligertwood.1,3,4 He married Alice Dodds on 29 October 1848 in Scotch Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.1,5 He died on 12 April 1862 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.3
     James Burness (age 11) was enumerated in the census on 6 June 1841 in Callo Square, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in the household of James Burness.4
     James Burness was enumerated in the census on 30 March 1851 in Wallsend Quay, Wallsend, Northumberland, England, as a blacksmith, age 21 with Alice Burness in his household.2
     James Burness was enumerated in the census on 9 June 1860 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, as a boiler maker, age 28 with Alice Burness in his household.6

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  2. 1851 English Census, Northumberland.
  3. FamilySearch, Massachusetts Death Indexes 1795-1910.
  4. 1841 Scottish Census, Aberdeenshire.
  5. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  6. 1860 US Census, Massachusetts.

Alice Dodds1,2

#19310, b. circa 1826, d. 27 July 1899
     Alice Dodds was born circa 1826 in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England.1,3 She married James Burness, son of James Burness and Margaret Ligertwood, on 29 October 1848 in Scotch Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.1,2 She married James Glover on 16 January 1863 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.4 She died on 27 July 1899 in Castle Street, Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland.2
     Alice Burness (wife, age 24) was enumerated in the census on 30 March 1851 in Wallsend Quay, Wallsend, Northumberland, England, in the household of James Burness.3 Alice Burness (age 29) was enumerated in the census on 9 June 1860 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, in the household of James Burness.5

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  2. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  3. 1851 English Census, Northumberland.
  4. FamilySearch, Massachusetts Marriage Indexes 1695-1910.
  5. 1860 US Census, Massachusetts.