Emmet Monroe Burns1

M, #234, b. circa 1853, d. 13 May 1933
Relationship
Great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
John H. Burns Descendants
     Emmet Monroe Burns was born circa 1853 in Gadsden Co., FL.2 He was the son of John H. Burns and Anne Tucker. Alternatively, Emmet Monroe Burns was born on 15 Jan 1855 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.3 He was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of John H. Burns.4 Emmet Monroe Burns was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Anne Tucker. Emmet Monroe Burns was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Anne Tucker.

Emmet Monroe Burns married Mary F. Hughes on 22 Dec 1882 in Thomas Co., GA.5,6,7 Emmet Monroe Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Mary F. Hughes, John Barnabus Burns, Annie F. Burns, Thomas M. Burns, William Henry Burns and Bertha May Burns.6 Emmet Monroe Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Mary F. Hughes, Annie F. Burns, William Henry Burns, Bertha May Burns and Maggie Lee Burns.7 Emmet Monroe Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Annie F. Burns and Maggie Lee Burns.8

Emmet Monroe Burns died on 13 May 1933 in Hinson, Gadsden Co., FL.9 He was buried on 14 May 1933 in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.10,11

Children of Emmet Monroe Burns and Mary F. Hughes

Citations

  1. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, middle name from his daughter's death record. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  2. [S361] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, for daughter.
  3. [S361] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S768] Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com, Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900 (Original data: Information originating on courthouse marriage licenses in various Georgia counties).
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S681] US1920.
  9. [S361] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Vol. 582, # 7591.
  10. [S361] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Certificate # 7555.
  11. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located one-half mile east of the crossroads (Concord-Bainbridge Road-County Hwy. 157) and Fairbanks Ferry Road-State Rd. 12) in the unincorporated community of Concord, Gadsden County, Florida. Travel east on Fairbanks Ferry Road about 1/4 mile, turn left onto Perritt Road, a dirt road, and the cemetery is on the right); read by Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy.

William Burns

M, #235, b. circa 1855
Relationship
Great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
John H. Burns Descendants
     William Burns was born circa 1855. He was the son of John H. Burns and Anne Tucker. William Burns was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of John H. Burns.1

Citations

  1. [S402] US1860.

Nancy E. Burns1

F, #236, b. 1 Jan 1857, d. 14 Apr 1934
Relationship
Great-grandaunt of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
John H. Burns Descendants
     Nancy E. Burns was unmarried.2 She was born on 1 Jan 1857 in Gadsden Co., FL.2,3 She was the daughter of John H. Burns and Anne Tucker. Nancy E. Burns was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of John H. Burns.4 Nancy E. Burns was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Anne Tucker. Nancy E. Burns was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Anne Tucker. Nancy E. Burns was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Anne Tucker. Nancy E. Burns was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Franklin J. Chester. Nancy E. Burns was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Franklin J. Chester.

Nancy E. Burns died on 14 Apr 1934 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 77. She and her niece, Annie Burns, were murdered. The culprit was never found.5,3 She was buried on 16 Apr 1934 in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.2,6,3

Citations

  1. [S35] Census Records for Nancy E. Burns.
  2. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  3. [S8] Eustus Howard Hayes, Gadsden County, Florida, Tomb Index (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Gadsden Co., FL, Tomb Index.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S361] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Vol. 623, # 7573.
  6. [S24] Cemetery Marker in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located north of Havana, turn right off Hwy 27 onto McNair Road (dirt road). First gated drive on left. Leave car at gate and walk about 200 yards, cemetery will be on left inside chain link and wrought iron fences. Cemetery located on property leased for hunting).

Anna J. Burns

F, #237, b. circa 1858
Relationship
Great-grandaunt of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
John H. Burns Descendants
     Anna J. Burns was born circa 1858. She was the daughter of John H. Burns and Anne Tucker. Anna J. Burns was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of John H. Burns.1

Citations

  1. [S402] US1860.

Franklin J. Chester

M, #238, b. 10 Mar 1841, d. 4 Dec 1918
     Franklin J. Chester was born on 10 Mar 1841 in Gadsden Co., FL.1,2,3 He was the son of Abner Chester and Rosanna <...>. Franklin J. Chester was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Abner Chester. Franklin J. Chester was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Abner Chester.4

Franklin J. Chester began military service on 15 Aug 1863 in Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL, in the CSA, Company D, 5th Battalion Florida Cavalry.1,5 His military service ended on 12 May 1865 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, with the surrender.1,5

Franklin J. Chester married first Elizabeth A. Johnson on 24 Nov 1866 in Decatur Co., GA.6 Franklin J. Chester was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Elizabeth A. Johnson, Georgia Reynolds, Ora Chester and George H. Chester. Franklin J. Chester was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Elizabeth A. Johnson, Georgia Reynolds, Ora Chester and Marry Chester. Franklin J. Chester was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Elizabeth A. Johnson, Ora Chester, Marry Chester and Georgia Reynolds (Florida State Census.)

Franklin J. Chester was widowed on 15 Oct 1890.3

Franklin's second marriage was to Sophronia A. Burns, daughter of John H. Burns and Anne Tucker, on 11 Dec 1895 in Gadsden Co., FL.7 Franklin J. Chester was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Sophronia A. Burns and Nancy E. Burns.

Franklin J. Chester received a pension on 30 Jan 1904 in Gadsden Co., FL, for his service in the CSA, Company D, 5th Battalion Florida Cavalry. His pension was approved from 15 Feb 1904 through at least 1909.1 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Sophronia A. Burns and Nancy E. Burns.

Franklin J. Chester died on 4 Dec 1918 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 77.7 Alternatively, Franklin J. Chester died on 4 Dec 1919.8,2 He was buried in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.2,3

Children of Franklin J. Chester and Elizabeth A. Johnson

Citations

  1. [S944] Franklin J. Chester file; #5979; Florida Confederate Pension Application Files (Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State).
  2. [S761] Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy, Gadsden Co., FL GenWeb - Cemeteries (url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flgadsde/cemeteries/Concord.htm).
  3. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located one-half mile east of the crossroads (Concord-Bainbridge Road-County Hwy. 157) and Fairbanks Ferry Road-State Rd. 12) in the unincorporated community of Concord, Gadsden County, Florida. Travel east on Fairbanks Ferry Road about 1/4 mile, turn left onto Perritt Road, a dirt road, and the cemetery is on the right); read by Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S759] Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers Record (Original data: Historical Data Systems, Compiled. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999).
  6. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://www.thegagenweb.com/gadecatur/Marriage/surindex.html), A-516.
  7. [S943] Sophronia Mcnair, Widow's Pension Claim #A02115 (Florida Department of State).
  8. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cem., The tombstone must be incorrect, as Sophronia applied for a widow's pension in Dec 1918.

Elizabeth A. Johnson

F, #239, b. 14 Mar 1840, d. 15 Oct 1890
     Elizabeth A. Johnson was born on 14 Mar 1840 in GA.1,2

Elizabeth A. Johnson married first George W. Reynolds on 28 Aug 1859 in Decatur Co., GA.3,4 Elizabeth A. Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of George W. Reynolds.

Elizabeth A. Johnson was widowed on 3 Oct 1864.5,3

Elizabeth's second marriage was to Franklin J. Chester, son of Abner Chester and Rosanna <...>, on 24 Nov 1866 in Decatur Co., GA.6 Elizabeth A. Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Franklin J. Chester. Elizabeth A. Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Franklin J. Chester. Elizabeth A. Johnson was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Franklin J. Chester.

Elizabeth A. Johnson died on 15 Oct 1890 at age 50.1 She was buried in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1,3

Child of Elizabeth A. Johnson and George W. Reynolds

Children of Elizabeth A. Johnson and Franklin J. Chester

Citations

  1. [S760] Cemetery Marker in Concord Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located one-half mile east of the crossroads (Concord-Bainbridge Road-County Hwy. 157) and Fairbanks Ferry Road-State Rd. 12) in the unincorporated community of Concord, Gadsden County, Florida. Travel east on Fairbanks Ferry Road about 1/4 mile, turn left onto Perritt Road, a dirt road, and the cemetery is on the right); read by Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy.
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S761] Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy, Gadsden Co., FL GenWeb - Cemeteries (url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flgadsde/cemeteries/Concord.htm).
  4. [S498] FL1885.
  5. [S762] Eastern Digital Resources, Research Online - Civil War Records (url: http://www.researchonline.net/index.htm).
  6. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://www.thegagenweb.com/gadecatur/Marriage/surindex.html), A-516.

Mary A. F. Geddie1,2

F, #240, b. 10 Jan 1843, d. 19 Aug 1936
Mary A. F. Geddie
     Mary A. F. Geddie was born on 10 Jan 1843 in FL.3,4 She was the daughter of Daniel Geddie and Sarah Ann (Sallie) Oliver.

Mary A. F. Geddie was enumerated in the censuses of 1850,5 and of 1860, in Leon Co., FL in the household of Daniel Geddie (her father.)6

Mary A. F. Geddie married first Barney Redd, son of Bartlett Redd and Nancy Turner, on 14 Feb 1861 in Leon Co., FL.7

Mary A. F. Geddie was widowed on 1 Dec 1863 when her husband died in Fort Delaware Prison during the Civil War.8

Mary's second marriage was to Thomas L. Burns, son of John H. Burns and Anne Tucker, on 5 Oct 1866 in Leon Co., FL.9 Mary A. F. Geddie was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Leon Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns (her second husband.)10

Mary A. F. Geddie was living in Leon Co., FL, on 2 Aug 1870.10

Mary A. F. Geddie was enumerated in the censuses of 1880,11 of 1885,12 of 1900,13 and of 1910, in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns (her second husband.)14

Mary A. F. Geddie was widowed on 3 Oct 1910 in Gadsden Co., FL.3

Mary A. F. Geddie applied for a widow's pension on 11 Nov 1915 in Leon Co., FL, for her husband's service in the CSA, Company A, 5th Battalion, Florida Cavalry. Her pension was approved for 6 Dec 1915.4 She was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA in the household of John Daniel Burns (her son.)15 Mary A. F. Geddie was not found in the census of 1930. John Daniel Burns became the guardian of his mother, Mary A. F. Geddie on 6 Aug 1934 in Gadsden Co., FL.1

Mary A. F. Geddie died on 19 Aug 1936 at age 93.3 She was buried in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.16,3,17

A summary of Mary A. F.'s census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Geddie, Daniel Geddie, Mary 10 1850 FL Leon Co.
Geddie, Daniel Geddie, M A 17 1860 FL Leon Co.
Burns, Thomas Burns, Mary 27 1870 FL Leon Co.
Burns, Thomas Burns, Mary 38 1880 FL Gadsden Co.
Burnes, T L Burnes, Mary 41 1885 FL Gadsden Co.
Burns, Thos L Burns, Mary 56 1900 FL Gadsden Co.
Burns, Thomas L Burns, Mary 67 1910 FL Gadsden Co.
Burns, John D Burns, Mary F 77 1920 GA Grady Co.
Not found 1930

Children of Mary A. F. Geddie and Thomas L. Burns

Citations

  1. [S98] John Daniel Burns v. Mary AF (Geddie) Burns, Guardianship Papers, Gadsden County Courthouse, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL.
  2. [S33] Census Records for Mary AF Geddie.
  3. [S8] Eustus Howard Hayes, Gadsden County, Florida, Tomb Index (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Gadsden Co., FL, Tomb Index.
  4. [S655] Mary A. F. Geddie, Widow's Pension Claim #1775 11 Nov 1915 (Florida Department of State).
  5. [S414] US1850.
  6. [S402] US1860.
  7. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), A1247-WA-18 p. WA/18.
  8. [S351] Barney Redd, War Record of Barney Redd (n.pub.). Hereinafter cited as War Record of Barney Redd.
  9. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL, A1442-WA-44 on p. WA/44.
  10. [S497] US1870.
  11. [S496] US1880.
  12. [S498] FL1885.
  13. [S555] US1900.
  14. [S663] US1910.
  15. [S681] US1920.
  16. [S24] Cemetery Marker in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located north of Havana, turn right off Hwy 27 onto McNair Road (dirt road). First gated drive on left. Leave car at gate and walk about 200 yards, cemetery will be on left inside chain link and wrought iron fences. Cemetery located on property leased for hunting).
  17. [S149] Mary AF Geddie, "Receipt for Funeral" (Havana, FL, 26 Aug 1936), paid by John D. Burns to Butler's Funeral Home. The receipt is in the Mary AF Geddie Burns file at the Probate Court in Quincy, FL. Instructions on the receipt say that the cemetery is near Concord, FL.. Hereinafter cited as "Receipt for Funeral."

Billy Burns

M, #241, b. 2 Aug 1867, d. 3 Jan 1868
     Billy Burns was born on 2 Aug 1867.1 He was the son of Thomas L. Burns and Mary A. F. Geddie.

Billy Burns died on 3 Jan 1868.1 He was buried in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.2,1

Citations

  1. [S8] Eustus Howard Hayes, Gadsden County, Florida, Tomb Index (Ozark, AL: Eustus Howard Hayes, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Gadsden Co., FL, Tomb Index.
  2. [S24] Cemetery Marker in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located north of Havana, turn right off Hwy 27 onto McNair Road (dirt road). First gated drive on left. Leave car at gate and walk about 200 yards, cemetery will be on left inside chain link and wrought iron fences. Cemetery located on property leased for hunting).

Alice Lenora Burns

F, #242, b. 26 Mar 1872, d. 22 Mar 1958
     Alice Lenora Burns was born on 26 Mar 1872.1 She was the daughter of Thomas L. Burns and Mary A. F. Geddie. Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns.2 Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns.3

Alice Lenora Burns married Andrew Thomas Finklea, son of Andrew J. Finklea and Martha J. Godwin, on 27 Nov 1889 in Gadsden Co., FL.4,5 Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew Thomas Finklea.5

Alice Lenora Burns sewed a square for the quilt which was presented to her sister-in-law, Rosa Lee Overstreet for her 1903 wedding. The quilt is still in the possession of a family member. Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew Thomas Finklea.6 Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew Thomas Finklea.7 Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew Thomas Finklea.8

Circa 21 Aug 1930, Alice Lenora Burns was visited by her son and daughter-in-law, Arthur T. Finklea and Eunice Finklea (Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.)9

Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew Thomas Finklea.10 Alice Lenora Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: John L. Finklea.11

Alice Lenora Burns was widowed on 13 Mar 1940 in Gadsden Co., FL.1,12 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1945 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: John L. Finklea.13

Alice Lenora Burns died on 22 Mar 1958 in Jefferson Co., FL, at age 85.1,12 She was buried in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1

Children of Alice Lenora Burns and Andrew Thomas Finklea

Citations

  1. [S24] Cemetery Marker in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located north of Havana, turn right off Hwy 27 onto McNair Road (dirt road). First gated drive on left. Leave car at gate and walk about 200 yards, cemetery will be on left inside chain link and wrought iron fences. Cemetery located on property leased for hunting).
  2. [S496] US1880.
  3. [S498] FL1885.
  4. [S1034] Family Search, Florida Marriages 1837-1974 (Original data: Church records and civil registration were official sources).
  5. [S555] US1900.
  6. [S663] US1910.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S679] US1930.
  9. [S1811] Gadsden County Times, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL, Concord, issue of week of August 21, 1930. Hereinafter cited as Gadsden County Times.
  10. [S920] FL1935.
  11. [S1399] US1940.
  12. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  13. [S916] FL1945.

Mary Emma Burns

F, #243, b. 10 Sep 1874, d. 30 Sep 1891
     Mary Emma Burns was born on 10 Sep 1874 in FL.1 She was the daughter of Thomas L. Burns and Mary A. F. Geddie. Mary Emma Burns was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns.2 Mary Emma Burns was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Thomas L. Burns.3

Mary Emma Burns died on 30 Sep 1891 at age 17.1 She was buried in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S24] Cemetery Marker in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located north of Havana, turn right off Hwy 27 onto McNair Road (dirt road). First gated drive on left. Leave car at gate and walk about 200 yards, cemetery will be on left inside chain link and wrought iron fences. Cemetery located on property leased for hunting).
  2. [S496] US1880.
  3. [S498] FL1885.