Biography of Michael Burns of Bethany, NY

Michael Burns, father of James, was born in Wicklow, on the east coast of Ireland, about 1833, and married Elizabeth Duffy, of the same place. They had 10 children. He came to America in 1852 to prepare a home for his family; his wife and three of his children followed in 1854. James, who was born at the old home June 25, 1843, came to America about 1856, and located in the town of Bethany. About November 1, 1872, he married May Frolicker, of East Bethany, and they had one son, Frank M., born October 23, 1873. Mrs. Burns died October 24, 1887. Mr. Burns and his son reside on road 14 in this town.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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