James Jackson BURNS
- Born: 19 May 1818, Clintonville, Greenbrier Co., VA
- Marriage (1): Adaline J. McFARRIN
- Marriage (2): Sarah F. ?
- Died: 15 Jun 1905, Clintonville, Greenbrier Co., VA at age 87 2712
- Buried: Burns Cemetery, Clintonville, Greenbrier Co., WV
The Greenbrier Independent, Volume 39, Number 51, Thursday Evening, June 22, 1905
J. Jackson Burns, Esq., died at his home near Clintonville, this county, last Saturday, the 17th inst. aged 87 years, and was buried at the burying ground near his home on Monday. His wife preceded him to the grave some years ago, but he leaves two sons--Marshall Burns and L R Burnes--and two daughters--Mrs. T. Crane and Mrs Laura McClung--surviving. Mr Burns was a prominent man in the Meadows, and was always regarded as an excellent citizen. He had been a member of the Methodist Church for many years. He was the last of the old men who lived on the Kanawha turnpike between Lewisburg and Mountain Cove in 1861. Mr. Burn's grandfather, James Burns, was killed by the Indians in the fight at Fort Donnelly, in Rader's Valley, in 1777.
Noted events in his life were:
• Military: Civil War: Private, Co. 3, 79 VA Mil.
James married Adaline J. McFARRIN. (Adaline J. McFARRIN was born on 14 Mar 1820 in Clintonville, Greenbrier Co., VA, died on 10 Mar 1894 in Greenbrier Co., WV and was buried in Sunrise Chapel Cemetery, Clintonville, Greenbrier Co., WV.)
James next married Sarah F. ?. (Sarah F. ? was born in 1820.)