David's Scottish Ancestry

Burns Passengers Lists

1. David Burns -

He state he had been in the united States before - in New York. This passenger list has not been found as yet. the date could be 1879 or 1899.


he arrived in the United States this time stayed permenantly:

Passenger Lists New York, New York Microfilm Roll: T715_2300, 1914
Name: David Burns
Arrival Date: 21 Apr 1914
Estimated birth year: abt 1864
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: Scottish (Scotish)
Ship Name: California
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Scotland


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David married (MRIN:4543) Elizabeth "Lizzie" Millar *-210

Passenger Lists, Boston, Massachusetts Microfilm Roll Number: 195, 1913.
Name: Elizabeth Burns
Arrival Date: 5 Jun 1913
Age: 48 Years
Estimated birth year: abt 1865
Gender: Female
Ethnic Background: Scotch (Scotish)
Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
Ship Name: Numidian
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Friend's Name: Wm N Burns
Last Residence: Scotland
Birthplace: Dumbarton,


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They had the following children:
    + 2 M i. James Easton Burns *-8 (see below)

    3 M ii. William Millar Burns-211

    Passenger Lists, Boston, Massachusetts Microfilm Roll Number: 135, 1909. Name: William Burns
    Arrival Date: 8 Jun 1909
    Age: 21 Years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1888
    Gender: Male
    Ethnic Background: Scotch (Scotish)
    Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
    Ship Name: Laurentian
    Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
    Friend's Name: John J Wylie (actually cousin)


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    They had the following children:
    + 4 F iii. Lillian Elizabeth Burns-214 see images under her mother above

    Passenger Lists, Boston, Massachusetts Microfilm Roll Number: 195, 1913.
    Name: Elizabeth Burns
    Arrival Date: 5 Jun 1913
    Age: 19 Years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1894
    Gender: Female
    Ethnic Background: Scotch (Scotish)
    Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
    Ship Name: Numidian
    Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
    Friend's Name: Wm N Burns
    Last Residence: Scotland
    Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Scotland


    + 5 F iv. Jessie Easton Burns-217 see images under her mother above

    Passenger Lists, Boston, Massachusetts Microfilm Roll Number: 195, 1913.
    Name: Jessie E Burns
    Arrival Date: 5 Jun 1913
    Age: 12 Years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1901
    Gender: Female
    Ethnic Background: Scotch (Scotish)
    Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
    Ship Name: Numidian
    Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
    Friend's Name: Wm N Burns
    Last Residence: Scotland
    Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Scotland
    Microfilm Roll Number: 195.


    6 M v. David Boswell Burns-213 see images of his first entry under his mother.

    Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943.
    Name: David B Burns
    Arrival Date: 5 Jun 1913
    Age: 22
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
    Gender: Male
    Ethnic Background: Scottish (Scotish)
    Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
    Ship Name: Numidian
    Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
    Friend's Name: Wm N Burns
    Last Residence: Scotland
    Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Scotland
    His second entry into the United states was after military service for Scotland:

    Passenger Lists, New York, New York Microfilm Roll: T715_26, 1919.
    Name: David Boswell Burns
    Arrival Date: 7 Apr 1919
    Estimated birth year: abt 1891
    Age: 28 Gender: Male
    Port of Departure: Southampton
    Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: Scottish (Scotish)
    Ship Name: Mauretania
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Nativity: Scotland
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Second Generation



2. James Easton Burns -8

Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943.
Name: James E Burns
Arrival Date: 1 Dec 1909
Age: 22 years 11 months
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: Scottish (Scotish)
Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
Ship Name: Pretorian
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Friend's Name: Wm Burns [actually brother]
Last Residence: Scotland
Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Scotland."


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Agnes Maxwell Thomas -7 .

Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956
Name: Mrs Agnes Burns
Arrival Date: 29 Jul 1912
Age: 26
Birth Date: abt 1886
Birth Country: Scotland
Gender: Female
Race/Nationality: Scotch (Scotish)
Ship Name: Hesperian
Port of Arrival: Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland.

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    8 M ii. David Boswell Burns - See images under his mother

    Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956.
    Name: David Burns
    Arrival Date: 29 Jul 1912
    Port of Arrival: St Albans, Vermont, United States
    Ship Name: Hesperian
    Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
    Age: 3
    Birth Date: abt 1909
    Birth Country: Scotland
    Gender: Male
    Race/Nationality: Scottish (Scotish)
    Record Type: Manifests."




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