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Mrs. Anna Burns
Born 1835
MRS. ANNA BURNS, farmer, Blocks 30, 31, 32 and 40, near the village of Langworthy; P.O. Langworthy; born in Ireland in 1835; came to America in 1845, and to Jones Co. in 1859. Her husband, Thomas Burns, died in February, 1875; they were married February 17, 1855; Mrs. Burns has raised two children (not her own), and has one of them with her now; the other one is married and moved away; the one with her now is named Dennis Doyle. Mrs. Burns owns twenty-four acres of land. She is a Catholic; as was also Mr. Burns; he was also a Democrat.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 622.


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