Jonas Burns

M, #7011, b. circa 1794
     Jonas Burns was born circa 1794 in GA.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Thomas Burns and Elizabeth Roberts.
Jonas Burns was given a deed of gift by Thomas Burns, his father, 2 Nov 1801 in Screven Co., GA.5

Jonas Burns married Mary Conner, daughter of Lewis Conner and Susannah <...>, as implied in her father's will "my daughter, Mary Burns."6 Jonas Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1820 in Screven Co., GA.1

Jonas's second marriage was to Mary Townsend, daughter of Mary <...>, on 10 May 1826 in Screven Co., GA.7 Jonas Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Leon Co., FL.2 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1840 in Decatur Co., GA.3 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Jackson Co., FL with others in the household: Mary Townsend and Mary <...> (his wife, and probably his mother-in-law.)4 Jonas Burns was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Jackson Co., FL with others in the household: Mary Townsend.8

Child of Jonas Burns and Mary Conner

Citations

  1. [S595] US1820.
  2. [S657] US1830.
  3. [S285] US1840.
  4. [S414] US1850.
  5. [S1948] Screven Co., GA, Deeds: Book A, 2-P, p. 30, Screven County Clerk of Courts, Sylvania, GA. Hereinafter cited as Screven Co., GA, Deeds.
  6. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Citing Screven Wills, Vol 1, 1810-1929, p. 73.
  7. [S353] "Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944," Database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 Apr 2006), Citing information originating on courthouse marriage licenses in various Georgia counties.
  8. [S402] US1860.

Mary Conner

F, #7012, b. between 1794 and 1800, d. before 10 May 1826
     Mary Conner was born between 1794 and 1800.1,2 She was the daughter of Lewis Conner and Susannah <...>.

Mary Conner married Jonas Burns, son of Thomas Burns and Elizabeth Roberts, as implied in her father's will "my daughter, Mary Burns."3
Mary Conner was given a deed of gift by Lewis Conner and Susannah <...>, 30 Mar 1820 in Screven Co., GA.4

Mary Conner died before 10 May 1826.5

Mary Conner was mentioned in the will of Lewis Conner (Mary is deceased and her son James T. is an heir), dated 23 Oct, Screven Co., GA.6

Child of Mary Conner and Jonas Burns

Citations

  1. [S595] US1820.
  2. [S285] US1840.
  3. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Citing Screven Wills, Vol 1, 1810-1929, p. 73.
  4. [S1948] Screven Co., GA, Deeds: Book 4, p. 197, Screven County Clerk of Courts, Sylvania, GA. Hereinafter cited as Screven Co., GA, Deeds.
  5. [S353] "Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944," Database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 Apr 2006), Citing information originating on courthouse marriage licenses in various Georgia counties, the date of Jonas' second marriage.
  6. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 103.

James Thomas W. Burns

M, #7013, b. circa 1820, d. after 1870
Relationship
1st cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Lewis Conner Descendants
James Roberts Descendants
     James Thomas W. Burns was born circa 1820.1,2 He was the son of Jonas Burns and Mary Conner.

James Thomas W. Burns married Amelia Frances Anderson on 2 Aug 1841 in Screven Co., GA.2

In the will of Lewis Conner, dated 23 Oct in Screven Co., GA, James Thomas W. Burns, his grandson, was named as an heir.3 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Screven Co., GA with others in the household: Amelia Frances Anderson.1

James Thomas W. Burns died after 1870.1

Citations

  1. [S497] US1870.
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Screven County Marriage Book, 1837 - 1851, p. 20.
  3. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Citing Screven Wills, Vol 1, 1810-1929, p. 103.

Thomas H. Burns Sr

M, #7015, b. 1 Jan 1792, d. 17 Nov 1852
Relationship
3rd great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
James Roberts Descendants
     Thomas H. Burns Sr was born on 1 Jan 1792.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Burns and Elizabeth Roberts.
Thomas H. Burns Sr was given a deed of gift by Thomas Burns, his father, 2 Nov 1801 in Screven Co., GA.3

Thomas H. Burns Sr married ? <...> Thomas H. Burns Sr was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1820 in Screven Co., GA.4

Thomas H. Burns Sr was a successful drawer in the 1827 Georgia Land Lottery. He was living in Screven Co., GA. He drew land in Lee Co., GA. The land was in Captain Poytress' District, Number 92, District 15; 23rd day's drawing, April 2nd.5 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Screven Co., GA.6

Thomas's second marriage was to Mary Ann Lovett, daughter of Thomas Fenns Lovett and Rebecca Bonnell, on 26 Dec 1839 in Screven Co., GA.7

Thomas H. Burns Sr was named administrator of David Conner's estate on 10 Jul 1848 in Screven Co., GA. He was David's sister's brother-in-law. The previous administrator, Lewis Conner, died in 1848.8 Thomas H. Burns Sr was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Screven Co., GA with others in the household: Mary Ann Lovett and John M. Burns.9

Thomas H. Burns Sr died on 17 Nov 1852 at age 60.10,1

Thomas H. Burns Jr was named administrator of Thomas H. Burns Sr's estate on 12 Jan 1853 in Screven Co., GA. He was Thomas, Sr.'s son. He also posted bond. Bondsman: John M. Burns.11

Children of Thomas H. Burns Sr and ? <...>

Citations

  1. [S1936] John R. Peavy, "Burns-Conner Family History Papers", Nov 1998 (private address). John R. Peavy posts on RootsWeb, Screven County, The Burns Cemetery in Screven Co GA includes: "In Memory of Thomas H. Burns Died Nov. 17 1852 Age 60 years, 10 mos, 16 days My father" (b 1 Jan 1792, calculated). Hereinafter cited as "Burns-Conner Family History Papers."
  2. [S1943] Cemetery Marker in Burns Cemetery, Screven Co., GA, Not noted on FindAGrave.
  3. [S1948] Screven Co., GA, Deeds: Book A, 2-P, p. 30, Screven County Clerk of Courts, Sylvania, GA. Hereinafter cited as Screven Co., GA, Deeds.
  4. [S595] US1820.
  5. [S726] "Georgia Land Lottery, 1827," Transcriptions, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 Sep 2001), Citing State of Georgia. Recorder Office. Official Register of the Land Lottery of 1827. Milledgeville, GA: Grantland & Orme, 1827.
  6. [S657] US1830.
  7. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Screven County Marriage Book, 1837 - 1851, p. 10.
  8. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), citing Screven Administrators Bonds, 1838-1827, p. 79.
  9. [S414] US1850.
  10. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com.
  11. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 14.

Mary Townsend

F, #7016
     Mary Townsend was the daughter of Mary <...>.

Mary Townsend married Jonas Burns, son of Thomas Burns and Elizabeth Roberts, on 10 May 1826 in Screven Co., GA.1 Mary Townsend was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Jackson Co., FL in the household of Jonas Burns.2 Mary Townsend was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Jackson Co., FL in the household of Jonas Burns.3

Citations

  1. [S353] "Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944," Database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 Apr 2006), Citing information originating on courthouse marriage licenses in various Georgia counties.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.

Lewis Conner

M, #7017, b. before 1775, d. before 10 Jul 1848
     Lewis Conner was born before 1775.1,2,3

Lewis Conner married Susannah <...>.4,3,2,1 Lewis Conner was awarded land, as follows: Warrant dated 7 Oct 1805 and surveyed 7 Feb 1806, 250 acres on Little Ogeechee River in Screven Co., GA; Warrant dated 3 Mar 1806 and surveyed 12 Mar1806, 250 acres on Little Ogeechee River in Screven Co., GA.5

He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1820 in Screven Co., GA.1 He and Susannah <...> gave a deed of gift to David Conner, Thomas Conner, Wilson Conner, Mary Conner, Nancy Conner and Susan Conner, "Lewis Conner and his wife, Susannah to our loving sons David Conner and Thomas Conner, our loving son Wilson I. W. Conner, our daughter Mary Burns, and the heirs of her body, our children, namely, David Conner, Thomas Conner, Nancy Conner, Susannah Conner and Wilson I. W. Conner. Witnesses: Isaac Waters J.P., David O'Bryan and James Scott." This took place, 30 Mar 1820 in Screven Co., GA.6 Lewis Conner was awarded land, as follows: Warrant dated 5 Jun 1826 and surveyed 16 Nov 1826, 402 acres on Black Creek in Screven Co., GA; Warrant dated 5 Jun 1826 and surveyed 4 Jan 1828, 176.5 acres on Brier Creek in Screven Co., GA; Warrant dated 3 Mar 1828 and surveyed 12 Feb 1830, 224 acres on Large Creek in Screven Co., GA; Warrant dated 5 Jan 1830 and surveyed 25 Jul 1831, 103 acres on Brier Creek in Screven Co., GA.7

He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Screven Co., GA.2 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1840 in Screven Co., GA.3

Lewis Conner was named administrator of David Conner's estate on 4 Jan 1841 in Screven Co., GA. He was David's father.8

Lewis Conner was named administrator of John Conner's estate on 4 Jan 1841 in Screven Co., GA. Lewis was John's father.9

Lewis's second marriage was to Lucretia <...> on 30 Jun 1842 in Screven Co., GA.10

Lewis Conner left a will dated 23 Oct in Screven Co., GA. Heirs: Sarah Conner, Susan Conner, James Thomas W. Burns, Charles Marion Conner and Anthony Lafayette Conner, two daughters, a grandson, and two minor sons. Heir and Executor: Lucretia <...> and Wilson Conner, his wife and his son. Mentioned: Mary Conner, David Conner and John Conner, his deceased daughter and two deceased sons. No year was written on the will.11

Lewis Conner died before 10 Jul 1848 in Screven Co., GA.12 His estate was probated on 7 Aug 1848 in Screven Co., GA.13

Lucretia <...> was named administrator of Lewis Conner's estate on 7 Aug 1848 in Screven Co., GA. Lucretia also posted bond. Bondsman: Wilson Conner.14

Children of Lewis Conner and Susannah <...>

Children of Lewis Conner and Lucretia <...>

Citations

  1. [S595] US1820.
  2. [S657] US1830.
  3. [S285] US1840.
  4. [S1936] John R. Peavy, "Burns-Conner Family History Papers", Nov 1998 (private address). John R. Peavy posts on RootsWeb, Screven County, Screven Co GA Part I (to 1839); Date: 06 Nov 1998 22:32:48. Hereinafter cited as "Burns-Conner Family History Papers."
  5. [S1935] Headright and Lottery Loose Plat File: Vol. ZZ, p. 33, Vol. WW, p. 199, Georgia Surveyor General, RG 3-3-26, Atlanta. Hereinafter cited as Headright and Bounty Plats.
  6. [S1948] Screven Co., GA, Deeds: Book 4, p. 197, Screven County Clerk of Courts, Sylvania, GA. Hereinafter cited as Screven Co., GA, Deeds.
  7. [S1935] Headright and Bounty Plats: Vol. HHHH, p. 265, Vol. HHHH, p. 319, Vol. WWWW, p. 36, Vol. WWWW, p. 37.
  8. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), citing Screven Administrators Bonds, 1838-1827, p. 15.
  9. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 16.
  10. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Screven County Marriage Book, 1837 - 1851, p. 21.
  11. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Citing Screven Wills, Vol 1, 1810-1929, p. 103.
  12. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 79.
  13. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 104.
  14. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 83.

Susannah <...>

F, #7018, b. between 1775 and 1780
     Susannah <...> was born between 1775 and 1780.1,2,3

Susannah <...> married Lewis Conner.4,3,2,1 Susannah <...> and Lewis Conner gave a deed of gift to David Conner, Thomas Conner, Wilson Conner, Mary Conner, Nancy Conner and Susan Conner, "Lewis Conner and his wife, Susannah to our loving sons David Conner and Thomas Conner, our loving son Wilson I. W. Conner, our daughter Mary Burns, and the heirs of her body, our children, namely, David Conner, Thomas Conner, Nancy Conner, Susannah Conner and Wilson I. W. Conner. Witnesses: Isaac Waters J.P., David O'Bryan and James Scott." This took place, 30 Mar 1820 in Screven Co., GA.5

Children of Susannah <...> and Lewis Conner

Citations

  1. [S595] US1820.
  2. [S657] US1830.
  3. [S285] US1840.
  4. [S1936] John R. Peavy, "Burns-Conner Family History Papers", Nov 1998 (private address). John R. Peavy posts on RootsWeb, Screven County, Screven Co GA Part I (to 1839); Date: 06 Nov 1998 22:32:48. Hereinafter cited as "Burns-Conner Family History Papers."
  5. [S1948] Screven Co., GA, Deeds: Book 4, p. 197, Screven County Clerk of Courts, Sylvania, GA. Hereinafter cited as Screven Co., GA, Deeds.

Lucretia <...>

F, #7019, b. circa 1814, d. before 5 Nov 1855
     Lucretia <...> was born circa 1814.1

Lucretia <...> married first William K. Daniels.

Lucretia's second marriage was to Lewis Conner on 30 Jun 1842 in Screven Co., GA.2

In the will of Lewis Conner, dated 23 Oct in Screven Co., GA, Lucretia <...>, his second wife, was named as an heir, and executor of the estate.3

Lucretia <...> was named administrator of Lewis Conner's estate on 7 Aug 1848 in Screven Co., GA. Lucretia also posted bond. Bondsman: Wilson Conner.4 Lucretia <...> was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Screven Co., GA with others in the household: Mary A. Daniels, John Daniels, Emily Daniels, Charles Marion Conner and Anthony Lafayette Conner (her children by her first and second husbands.)1

Lucretia <...> died before 5 Nov 1855 in Screven Co., GA.5 Her estate was probated on 5 Nov 1855 in Screven Co., GA, by Franklin Lowell, unknown relationship.5

Children of Lucretia <...> and William K. Daniels

Children of Lucretia <...> and Lewis Conner

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Screven County Marriage Book, 1837 - 1851, p. 21.
  3. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Citing Screven Wills, Vol 1, 1810-1929, p. 103.
  4. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), citing Screven Administrators Bonds, 1838-1827, p. 83.
  5. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 61.

David Conner

M, #7020, b. between 1810 and 1815, d. before 4 Jan 1841
     David Conner was born between 1810 and 1815.1 He was the son of Lewis Conner and Susannah <...>.
David Conner was given a deed of gift by Lewis Conner and Susannah <...>, 30 Mar 1820 in Screven Co., GA.2

David Conner married Catherine Rawls, daughter of John Rawls and Franky <...>, on 25 Jul 1825 in Screven Co., GA.3 David Conner was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Screven Co., GA.1

David Conner was mentioned in the will of John Rawls (his father-in-law), dated 6 Sep 1830, Decatur Co., GA.4

David Conner died before 4 Jan 1841 in Screven Co., GA.5

Lewis Conner was named administrator of David Conner's estate on 4 Jan 1841 in Screven Co., GA. He was David's father.6

David Conner was mentioned in the will of Lewis Conner (his father. David is deceased and his heirs inherit), dated 23 Oct, Screven Co., GA.7

Thomas H. Burns Sr was named administrator of David Conner's estate on 10 Jul 1848 in Screven Co., GA. He was David's sister's brother-in-law. The previous administrator, Lewis Conner, died in 1848.8

Children of David Conner and Catherine Rawls

Citations

  1. [S657] US1830.
  2. [S1948] Screven Co., GA, Deeds: Book 4, p. 197, Screven County Clerk of Courts, Sylvania, GA. Hereinafter cited as Screven Co., GA, Deeds.
  3. [S1555] "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," Index and Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2013), citing information from marriages recorded in Georgia counties for the years 1785 to 1950.
  4. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Book AA 1828-1838: pp. 19-20.
  5. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Citing Screven Wills, Vol 1, 1810-1929, p. 73.
  6. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), citing Screven Administrators Bonds, 1838-1827, p. 15.
  7. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 103.
  8. [S1933] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com, p. 79.

Catherine Rawls

F, #7021, b. between 1804 and 1810
     Catherine Rawls was born between 1804 and 1810.1 She was the daughter of John Rawls and Franky <...>.

Catherine Rawls married David Conner, son of Lewis Conner and Susannah <...>, on 25 Jul 1825 in Screven Co., GA.2

In the will of John Rawls, dated 6 Sep 1830 in Decatur Co., GA, Catherine Rawls, his daughter, was named as an heir.3

Catherine Rawls was widowed before 4 Jan 1841.4 She became the guardian of her children Susan A. Conner, Thomas A. Conner, Lewis H. Conner Jr, Sarah A. Conner, Catherine Conner and Ann Conner on 6 Mar 1843 in Decatur Co., GA. Bondsman: Benjamin T. Rawls.5

Children of Catherine Rawls and David Conner

Citations

  1. [S595] US1820.
  2. [S1555] "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," Index and Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 2013), citing information from marriages recorded in Georgia counties for the years 1785 to 1950.
  3. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Book AA 1828-1838: pp. 19-20.
  4. [S1934] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Citing Screven Wills, Vol 1, 1810-1929, p. 73.
  5. [S1932] "Georgia, Wills and Probate Rcds, 1742-1992," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 12 Nov 2016), Decatur Bonds, 1841-1856, p. 24.