John Vincent Burns
ID# 5193, (1870-1954)
John Vincent Burns was born on 6 February 1870 in South Crosby Twp, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario.1 He was the son of John Burns and Lydia Nolan.1 He married Selma Pearson on 6 October 1894 in Clatsop County, Oregon.2 He and Selma Pearson had three sons: John Henry (1896-1979), Robert Andrew (1898-1986), and Wallace W (1907- ). John (Jack) was the Sheriff of Astoria, Oregon from 1910-1920, and from 1932-1936. He died on 22 June 1954 in Jackson County, Oregon, at age 84.3
Last Edited=15 Dec 2012
- [S1518] John Burns, Birth Registration 007725 (26 Feb 1870), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
- [S1519] “Oregon, Marriages, 1853-1935” index, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed 2012), marriage of John Burns & Selma Pearson.
- [S1315] “Oregon Death Index 1898-2008” index to death registrations, Ancestry (ancestry.ca : accessed 2011), entry for John V Burns.
- [S1538] John Burns, 1871 Census (South Crosby, Leeds County, Ontario), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
- [S1541] John Burns, 1881 Census (South Crosby, Leeds County, Ontario), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca