James Burns
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James Burns (1767 - 1853)

James Burns
Born in Augusta County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 22 May 1804 in Greenbrier, Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Greenbrier County, West Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Feb 2009
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Biography

James was the son of James Burnes and Jane Deitz

He married Rebecca Vauhal on May 22, 1804, in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. [1]

They were the parents of:

He died on August 21, 1853, in Greenbrier County, West Virginia

  • Name:
  • James Burnes
  • Birth Date:
  • abt 1777
  • Birth Place:
  • Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • Death Date:
  • 21 Aug 1853
  • Death Place:
  • Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • Death Age: *76
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • Race: White
  • Marital Status:
  • Married
  • Gender: Male

Father Name: Jas. Burnes

  • Mother Name: Jane Burnes

Spouse Name: Rebecca Burnes

FHL Film Number: 595030
This profile is part of the Burns Name Study.

On James Burns Jr death record it has his names Listed as James Burnes. He died of Gravel. Per https://www.family-history.co.uk/news/2016/07/death-by-gravel/ “gravel” was a word for the modern equivalent of kidney stones.

24 Jun 1845 Greenbrier Co., Deed k #16 p 488. Isaac Thompson of Greenbrier Co sells 126 acres of land. It joins that of James Burns and the heirs of Wm Bell deceased. !13 Dec 1851 James Crawford and Wm J D Bell executors of William Bell of Augusta Co and James Burns and Isaac Thompson of Greenbrier for $1 427 3/4 acres of land on Otter Creek on both sides of the turnpike road. !James Burns will dated 4 Feb 1853 was proved Oct 1853. Will Book #1 Greenbrier. Co., (W)V. !Robert Vachul. will 23 Jun 1821, proved Apr 1824. Heir: James Burns. Sons: James Vachul, Nathaniel Vachul, Joseph Vachul, John Vachul. Daughters: Jane Deitz, Nancy Price, Ann Cutlip. Granddaughter: Catherine Deitz. Executors: James Burns and John Vachul. Witnesses: Wm McClung and J McCutchen. Why is his daughter not mentioned in the will? She is the wife of the heir.

Burns name Variations Burns/Burnes/Byrnes/Biernes, etc. have found some records under Burnes surname for family.

James was born in 1768. He passed away in 1853.

Sources

  1. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FRF5-NMC : 4 December 2014), James Burns and Rebecca Vauhab, 22 May 1804; citing Greenbrier, West Virginia, P11, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,040.
  2. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM6W-W2H : 9 March 2018), Jas. Burns in entry for Thos. Burns, 31 Mar 1901; citing Greenbrier County, West Virginia, County Records, v 1A p 134, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,030.
  3. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMX3-N2G
  4. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRX9-M8Y
  5. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMDR-KP5
  6. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:S1HY-DQ9
  7. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:S1HY-D4M
  8. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:S1HY-DW3
  9. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:S1HY-D7H
  • West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRX9-M8B : 11 February 2018), Rebecca Burnes in entry for James M. Burns and Sophia Murphy, 30 Sep 1883; citing Harrison, West Virginia, v 5 p 164, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 847,276.
  • West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMDR-KPT : 9 March 2018), R. Burns in entry for Andrew Burns, 30 May 1867; citing Greenbrier County, West Virginia, County Records, v 1A p 36, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,030.
  • West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM6W-W2C : 9 March 2018), Rebecca Burns in entry for Thos. Burns, 31 Mar 1901; citing Greenbrier County, West Virginia, County Records, v 1A p 134, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,030.
  • West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMX3-N25 : 9 March 2018), Rebe. Burns in entry for Christopher Burns, 12 Jun 1887; citing Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, County Records, v 1A p 81, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,030.
  • West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMDT-3K3 : 9 March 2018), Rebecca Burnes in entry for James Burnes, 21 Aug 1853; citing Greenbrier County, West Virginia, County Records, v 1A p 2, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,030.
  • West Virginia, Death Index, 1853-1973. https://Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, Original data: "West Virginia Deaths, 1853–1970." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah. From originals housed in county courthouses throughout West Virginia. "Death Records."


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Burns-11761 and Burns-5 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same birth dates, spouses maiden name spelled incorrectly.
posted by Anonymous Langdale

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