was born in Christian County, Missouri, October 12, 1866, where she grew to womanhood, and removed to Taney County with her parents in 1884. On November 8, 1886 she was united in marriage with James Burns, and to this union eleven children were born, nine of whom survive their mother, four boys and five girls. Mrs. Burns united with the Baptist church in 1903. She was one of the good christian women of the country, and was held in the highest esteem by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance. She was a kind and loving wife and mother, and her death is mourned by a host of friends in this county. She was laid to rest in the Lone Pilgrim cemetery.
Source: The Taney County Republican, Forsyth, Mo, Oct. 19, 1911
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