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James Edward Burns

Male 1867 - 1959  (91 years)


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  • Name James Edward Burns 
    Nickname Jim 
    Born 12 Feb 1867  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1959  Oakland, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I183  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2009 

    Family Maria Constantina Wiser,   b. 31 Dec 1871, Aarau/AG, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1961, Merritt Hospital, Oakland, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Record ID Number MH:F75 
    Children 
    +1. Loraine Florence Burns,   b. 1 Oct 1896, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1974, Walnut Creek, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Virginia Loretta Burns,   b. 18 Jun 1900, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1940, Oakland, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +3. Gilbert Charles Burns,   b. 1908, Oakland, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1992, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Documents
    James E. Burns and Family - 1920 United States Census
    James E. Burns and Family - 1920 United States Census
    The 1920 U.S. Census shows James E. Burns, age 54 born in New Jersey circa 1866 (father born in England, mother born in New York), a waiter in a cafe, living with his wife Mary C., age 46 born in Switzerland circa 1874 (father born in Switzerland, mother born in Germany). With them is their son Gilbert C., age 11 born in California circa 1909. Also in the household is Otto Wiser/Wyser, age 37, James Burns' brother-in-law. Otto was born in Australia circa 1883 (father born in Switzerland, mother born in Germany). Otto is a machinist's helper at a shipyard.

    They are living at 821 20th Street, Oakland, California 94607. Otto and Mary C. were naturalised as U.S. citizens in 1895.

    Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Oakland, Alameda, California; Roll T625_89; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 91; Image: 789.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009
    James E. Burns - 1930 U.S. Census
    James E. Burns - 1930 U.S. Census
    The 1930 U.S. census shows James E. Burns, age 62, born in New Jersey, a waiter in a restaurant, living with his wife Mary C. Burns, age 54, born in Switzerland. They own their home, with an estimated value of $4,000. Living with them is "Gus Wise," age 45 born in Australia, a machinist in a factory. This is Otto Wyser, whose nickname was Gus.

    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Oakland, Alameda, California; Roll 101; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 708.0.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
    James Edward Burns [misspelled Burke] and Family - 1910 United States Census
    James Edward Burns [misspelled Burke] and Family - 1910 United States Census
    The 1910 census shows James E Burns (age 42, born in New Jersey, married 17 years) living with his family at 573 Jones Street, Oakland, California. He was a machinist with Union Iron Works. Living with him: his wife Mary C., age 35; daughter Florence, age 13; daughter Eugenia [Virginia?] age 3, and son Gilbert, age 1 1/2. Also living in the household is Annie Wyser, sister-in-law, age 24 [possibly Fannie Wyser, b 1884], a cashier at a dry goods store.

    Located, despite spelling mistake on surname, by Cathy Key.
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F74  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary for Mary C. Burns from the 23 March 1961 issue of the Oakland Tribune, page 51
    Obituary for Mary C. Burns from the 23 March 1961 issue of the Oakland Tribune, page 51

  • Sources 
    1. [S4898] California Death Index.