William Burns, son of David Burns, was born in what is now Ashland County in the year 1821. In the fall of 1849 he was married to Miss Jane McKibben, by whom he had six children: Mary B., Tirza L., David M., Bartlett, Maggie C., and Ida M., all of whom are living but J. Bartlett and Maggie C. Mary married Albert M. Shriver. Tirza L. married William C. Shriver, and lives in Iowa. David Burns died at the ripe old age of seventy-three years in 1863.
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