Bio: Burns / Bernes, Thomas M. (1827 - 1882)




----Source: Scrapbook; unknown Clark Co., Wis. paper

THOMAS BURNS (1827 - 1882)

Thomas Burns of Clark county, Wisconsin, was born in Ireland, December 21, 1827 and died November 13, 1882 at the residence of Richard Hawks.


*Thomas M. Burns arrived in Pine Valley, Wisconsin sometime between the 1855 and 1860 Federal Census.  He lived in the area over twenty years and died at the age of fifty-five.  We believe he is buried in the Neillsville, Wis. City Cemetery.


1860 Federal Census, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 7, June & July, Enumerated by W. C. Tompkins/Assistant Marshal


Thomas Burns
Gender Male
Age 32
Race White
Birthplace Ireland

Occupation: Farmer

Value of personal estate: $300


1870 Federal Census July 6th, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin, pg. 24


Thomas Burns, 43 yr. old white male

Dwelling 176, Family 168

Occupation: Farmer

Real Estate Value: $500

Household Members

Thomas Burns M 43 (1827) Ireland, mother and father both foreign born
William C. Allen M 24 (1846) Canada West,  Estate: $400, Personal Estate: $1,000, mother and father both foreign born
S. J. Allen F 22 (1848) Ohio, Keeping House

J. S. Allen M 9 months, (Aug 1869) Wisconsin, at home


1875 Wisconsin State Census, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin


Thos Burns
Number of White Males 1


1880 Federal Census, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, 22 June, Enumerated by E. K. Markey, Line 21


Thomas Burns, 52 yr. old white single male farmer

Dwelling 203, Family 219
Birthplace Ireland
Father's Birthplace Ireland
Mother's Birthplace Ireland

Cannot Read



Family #218 - Hoel--Mathew (49 b. 1831 Germany), Agnes (27 b. Indiana, Father b. Ohio, Mother b. Indiana), Mary (7, b. Wis.), Leonard (6, b. Wis.), Margaret (5, b. Wis.), Elizabeth (3, b. Wis.), Clara (1, b. Wis.)

Family #220 - Hill, Ira W., Gardner (77 b. 1803 NY, Parents b. NY); Mary, keeping house (74 b. Father b. NY, Mother b. Rhode Island); Niles, Ira A., Grandson-Laborer (30 b. Michigan, parents b. NY); Rushford, Frank, Boarder-Laborer (29 b. NY, Father b. PA, Mother b. NY); James, Frank, Boarder-Laborer (29 b. NY, parents b. NY); Burns, Larry, Boarder-Laborer (32 b. 1848 NY, parents b. NY); Johnson, Samuel (38 b. Canada, Father b. parents b. Ireland)



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