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Burns, Cornelia
MAIDEN NAME: Critchlow AKA 1: Evans AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 20 Feb 1843 DIED: 22 Dec 1893 BURIED: 24 Dec 1893 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Pennsylvania
DEATH PLACE: Lewisville, Polk Co., Oregon
Name of father Jos. Critchlow
Name of  mother Eliza Galbreath
1860  IN CENSUS - Cornelia Critchlow, age 17, b. Pennsylvania, is enumerated with Jos., age 47, occupation carpenter, b. Pennsylvania, and Eliza, age 43, b. Pennsylvania, along with Henrietta, age 20, b. Pennsylvania, James M., age 15, b. Pennsylvania, Robert G., age 13, b. Pennsylvania, William J., age 11, b. Pennsylvania, Samuel C., age 9, b. Indiana, and David A., age 3, b. Indiana.  Also enumerated with the family are Eliza Seymour, age 5, b. Ohio and Ben Galbreath, age 35, occupation farming, b. Pennsylvania.
1st MARRIAGE - William V. Evans & Cornelia Critchlow md 21 Feb 1861, Jefferson Co, Indiana
2nd MARRIAGE - John Burns & Cornelia Evans md 3 Oct 1878 at house of & by Pres Holman, MG. Wit: N.J. Ward & I.E. Holman. Bk B, pg 330 
1880 OR CENSUS - C.A. Burns (36y, b Penn) enumerated with husband John (47y, b Ill, occupation farmer) and 5 children, E.F. (Emma, 18y, b Ore), Arthur (16y, b Ore), J.L. (John L., 14y, b Ore), T.M. (Theodore M.; 11y, b Ore) and unnamed dau [Muretta Ruby, 2m, b Mar 1880, Ore)


Mrs. John Burns died at her home on the Luckiamute, Dec. 22, 1893, of consumption. She was aged 50 years, and was a highly respected woman. The funeral occurred on Sunday, and the remains were laid to rest in the Smith burying ground near Lewisville.
Polk County Observer (Thursday) 28 Dec 1893, 3:3

Cornelia, wife of John Burns, died at her home near Lewisville last Friday aged 50 years. She was a sister of the Critchlow brothers.
Polk County Itemizer (Friday) 29 Dec, 1893, 3:4
Cornelia G.
Wife of
John Burns
Born Feb. 20, 1843
Died Dec. 22, 1893
Jefferson Co, Indiana Marriage Records (
1860 IN CENSUS (Jefferson Co., Republican, FA #618)
Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, 1849-1879, page 79
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 107, FA#84)
PCO 28 Dec 1893, 3:3
PCI 29 Dec 1893, 3:4
ROW: 44-1  

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