BURNS (VETERAN CSA), JAMES P - Benton County, Arkansas | JAMES P BURNS (VETERAN CSA) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

James P BURNS (VETERAN CSA)

Bentonville City Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

Civil War Confederate
May 7, 1838 - January 31, 1929

Mason

*Obituary
Rogers Daily News
Friday, February 1, 1929

BURNS, James P. - James P. Burns, aged 90 years, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. P.P. Curtis, in Bentonville on January 31st, 1929 at ten o'clock in the morning. Mr. Burns was born in Bedford county, Tennessee on May 7th, 1838 where he grew to manhood. When 21 years of age he immigrated to Benton county where he settled on a farm south of town. Here he met Miss Sarah E. Jackson whom he married October 31st, 1867. During the Civil War Mr. Burns served as a Confederate veteran, being a member of the Bentonville troop which formed on the Public Square at the time. In the battle of Prairie Grove he was wounded in both legs. When a young man he united with the M.E. Church, South and was a faithful member till death. He was also a Mason. Surviving are his daughters, Mrs. Etta Paul, Mrs. P.P. Curtis of Bentonville, Mrs. Claude Wakefield of Ozark and his son, J.H. Burns of Toledo, Ohio. Funeral services were held at the M.E. Church, South at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon, the Rev. H.{R?}S. Hayden officiating, assisted by the Rev. A.W. Henderson, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Burial was made in the City cemetery, the Masonic Lodge having charge of the service at the grave.

Contributed on 8/12/08 by wfields55
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Submitted: 8/12/08 • Approved: 7/23/13 • Last Updated: 7/26/13 • R42573-G0-S3

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