Biography of William J. Burnside
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Burnside, William J., a farmer of Kinney's Four Corners, is the owner of a model farm of fifty acres, on which he raises fruit and grain as well as general farm produce. His father, Robert, died August 1, 1872, aged sixty one, and his mother, Margaret, died March 27, 1889, aged eighty nine. They had four children, of whom the oldest, Samuel M., enlisted August 25, 1862, in Company H, 110th N. Y. Vols., and died in hospital at Baltimore, Md., October 25, 1862, aged twenty five. The second son, William J., enlisted December 1, 1861, in Company F, 81st N. Y. Vols., and was promoted while in service to corporal and to sergeant, receiving an honorable discharge at Chaffin's farm, Va., December 6, 1864. Mary A., the third child, married Samuel H. Cook, February 19, 1872. Robert J., the fourth child, enlisted in Company H, 110th N. Y. Vols., August 25, 1862, was promoted to corporal and sergeant, and died in hospital at Baton Rouge, La., August 25, 1863, aged twenty years.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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