Harvey Lawyett Burns Family Harvey Lawyett Burns Family Group Sheet

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Harvey Lawyett Burns & Mary Melvina Riley
Family Group Sheet


Husband
Name: Harvey Lawyett BURNS (1, 2, 3)
Born: Jun 1837 Alabama
Died: 18 Aug 1914 Sandywoods, Scott County, MO (4)
Buried: Old Morley Cemetery, Morley, Scott County, MO
Father: James P. BURNS (4)
Mother: Elizabeth HUBBARD (4)

Wife
Name: Mary Melvina RILEY ( 1, 2, 3, 5, 9)
Born: 19 Apr 1844 Crittenden County, KY
Died: 13 Feb 1926 Morley, Scott County, MO
Buried: Old Morley Cemetery, Morley, Scott County, MO
Father: Thomas RILEY
Mother: Malinda Rhoda MILLER
Marriage date: about 1863 Place: unknown

CHILDREN
1st Child
Name: James Thomas BURNS Male (1, 3, 9)
Born: 27 Aug 1864 Hardin County, Illinois
Died: 08 Jun 1935 Richland, Scott County, MO (7)
Buried: Old Morley Cemetery, Morley, Scott County, MO
Spouse: Julia Ann BURKLOW
Married: 08 Mar 1888 Livingston County, KY
Spouse: Nettie ESTES
Married: 19 Jul 1911 Scott County, MO (19)

2nd Child
Name: Martha Jane BURNS Female (1, 9 )
Born: 05 Oct 1866 Crittenden County, KY
Died: 26 Nov 1945 Illmo, Scott County, MO (8)
Burial: Old Morley Cemetery, Morley, Scott County, MO
Spouse: Alvin Elbert CURNEL
Married: 28 Sep 1884 Crittenden County, KY (18)

3rd Child
Name: Amanda Ann BURNS Female (1, 9)
Born: Nov 1867 Crittenden County, KY
Died: 27 Aug 1920 Blytheville, Mississippi County, AR (10)
Buried: Unknown
Spouse: James Thomas GREENLEE (11)
Married: 14 Aug 1889 Livingston County, KY (11)

4th Child
Name: Susan Elizabeth BURNS Female (9)
Born: 20 May 1871 Livingston County, KY
Died: 04 Sep 1935 Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, MO (12, 13, 14)
Buried: Old Morley Cemetery, Morley, Scott County, MO
Spouse: John Harvey HENSLEY
Married: 06 Dec 1885 Smithland, Livingston County, MO (15)

5th Child
Name: Ambrose Finnel BURNS Male Twin (9)
Born: 01 Mar 1874 Crittenden County, KY
Died: 04 Feb 1939 Fornfelt, Scott County, MO (16)
Buried: Pollard Cemetery, near Sikeston, Scott County, MO
Spouse: Anna Laura GROVES
Married: 07 Aug 1896 Crittenden County, KY

6th Child
Name: Amos B. BURNS Male Twin (9)
Born: 01 Mar 1874 Crittenden County, KY
Died: Between 1880-1900 Unknown (17)


SOURCES:

1. 1870 Hurricane, Crittenden Co, KY page 18 line 11
2. 1900 Tolu, Crittenden Co, KY ED 34 page 2A line 32
3. 1910 Morley, Scott Co, MO Ed 168 page 12 B line 59
4. Missouri Death Certificate 28192 Middle Name on death certificate is Lawyett
on death certificate of son Ambrose, fatherís middle name is listed as Lafayette.
5. 1860 West Half of Crittenden Co, KY page 80, line 13
Mary M. Riley living with parents Thomas and Rhoda Riley.
6. Missouri Death Certificate 6868
7. Missouri Death Certificate 21837
8. Missouri Death Certificate 38726
9. 1880 District 57, Crittenden Co, KY Ed 57 page 34 line 20
Mary M. Burnes is listed as divorced. However, no divorce record has been found and by 1900 Mary Melvina and Harvey BURNS are living together as a couple.
10. Arkansas Death Index Vol. 43 #840
11. Livingston County, KY Marriage Records Book 6 page 237
12. Tombstone Old Morley Cemetery, Morley, Scott, MO
13. Hensley Family Bible
14. Obit in Sikeston Newspaper
15. Livingston County, KY Marriage Records
16. Missouri Death Certificate 4031
17. 1900 Tolu, Crittenden Co, KY census Mary Melvina is listed as having only 5 children still alive.
Since all other children are accounted for on census records, I assume Amos is dead.
18. Crittenden Co, KY Marriage License
19. Scott Co, MO Marriage License Book 9 page 79