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Terry Mason's Family History Site

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Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


John Borden Anderson

Information sent to T.Mason on 6 Apr 2013 by Hugh Anderson. "Jack served in the Navy during World War II. He was on board ship or stationed nearby in the Aleutian Islands during the invasion by the Japanese."


George Frank McRae

Information sent to T.Mason on 29 Jan 2008 by Teri Birt. "May married my great grandfather: Frank Randall Shearer, son of Robert Shearer & Elizabeth D Randall, on or about Oct 1891 in California. They had a number of children, one of which was my grandmother Margaret Grace Shearer. She married my grandfather G.F. McRae in Bisbee, Arizona, on May 10, 1916. They moved to Prince Edward Island, Canada, (GF McRae's birth place in 1891) the fall of that same year. Their son (my father) Vernon Role McRae was born in PEI in 1917; & their daughter Mae Matilda was born in PEI in 1919."


James Pilcher

COURT RECORD:
Clinton Co Oh, {Court Record's}  yr 1839.
{Burden, Joseph} vs. James Pilcher v8-269.
Burden, Mary Jane vs James Pilcher/}, defendant--Bastardy case.
Complaintant unmarried woman. 3/11/1839 Clinton Co. Samuel Miller JP.
James Pilcher, Joshua Pilcher, George McKay surties: $300

She made solemn oath that she is now pregnant with a child which if born alive may be a bastard and that James Pilcher is the father of said child and also that the said James Pilcher promised to marry me and further this defendant saith not. A warrent issued on the above complaint directed to Andrew Painter (sheriff) this 19th day came the defendant James Pilcher give himself up and the plaintiff appeared all parties being present and entered into trial.

Questions ask by Justice: Is James Pilcher the father of the child that you are pregnant with? Ans: he is.
#1 Question ask by defendant: at what time was damage done? Ans: about 6 months ago.
#2 question: Was it since harvest or before? Ans: about harvest.
#3 question: Did I promise to marry you before or after the damage was done? Ans: it was before.

Bond--{James Pilcher, Joshua Pilcher} and {George McKay} ask to owe the State of Ohio $300 each to be leived on their goods and chattels, lands and tenements--case discontinued and cost charged to complaintant. Vol 8-164

{a. Burden, Joseph vs. Pilcher, James} 6/17/1839. Harland Haines, attorney for Joseph sued James Pilcher for tresspass on the case damage $1000--summons for James Pilcher if he may be found within your bailwick so that he may and appear before our Court of Common Pleas of the County of Clinton aforesaid Wilmington forth with to answer unto Joseph Burden in an action of tresspass on the case to the damage of the said Joseph Burden $1000 as it is said and have then writ. This suit is brought to recover damages from the defendant for uttering and publishing of concerning the plaintiff false slanderous and deflamitory words to the damage of the plaintif $100 6/21/1839.
Continued til Sept 16-Plantiff did not show up. Case closed? Vol 8-269

{b. Joshua Pilcher} represented by Harland Haines. wants return of a bay mare with a blaze in the face which is wrongfully held by James & $100 for damages. Sheriff returned horse and sorrel colt and summoned James to ct. James claims the opposite--case dropped by Joshua.


Mary Jane Burden

Clinton Co Oh, {Court Record's}  yr 1839.
{Burden, Joseph} vs. James Pilcher v8-269.
Burden, Mary Jane vs James Pilcher/}, defendant--Bastardy case.
Complaintant unmarried woman. 3/11/1839 Clinton Co. Samuel Miller JP.
James Pilcher, Joshua Pilcher, George McKay surties: $300

She made solemn oath that she is now pregnant with a child which if born alive may be a bastard and that James Pilcher is the father of said child and also that the said James Pilcher promised to marry me and further this defendant saith not. A warrent issued on the above complaint directed to Andrew Painter (sheriff) this 19th day came the defendant James Pilcher give himself up and the plaintiff appeared all parties being present and entered into trial.

Questions ask by Justice: Is James Pilcher the father of the child that you are pregnant with? Ans: he is.
#1 Question ask by defendant: at what time was damage done? Ans: about 6 months ago.
#2 question: Was it since harvest or before? Ans: about harvest.
#3 question: Did I promise to marry you before or after the damage was done? Ans: it was before.

Bond--{James Pilcher, Joshua Pilcher} and {George McKay} ask to owe the State of Ohio $300 each to be leived on their goods and chattels, lands and tenements--case discontinued and cost charged to complaintant. Vol 8-164

{a. Burden, Joseph vs. Pilcher, James} 6/17/1839. Harland Haines, attorney for Joseph sued James Pilcher for tresspass on the case damage $1000--summons for James Pilcher if he may be found within your bailwick so that he may and appear before our Court of Common Pleas of the County of Clinton aforesaid Wilmington forth with to answer unto Joseph Burden in an action of tresspass on the case to the damage of the said Joseph Burden $1000 as it is said and have then writ. This suit is brought to recover damages from the defendant for uttering and publishing of concerning the plaintiff false slanderous and deflamitory words to the damage of the plaintif $100 6/21/1839.
Continued til Sept 16-Plantiff did not show up. Case closed? Vol 8-269

{b. Joshua Pilcher} represented by Harland Haines. wants return of a bay mare with a blaze in the face which is wrongfully held by James & $100 for damages. Sheriff returned horse and sorrel colt and summoned James to ct. James claims the opposite--case dropped by Joshua.


Edmund Franklin Burden

Edmund's father according to court record's did not marry Mary Jane, so he carried on the Burden surname.

OBITUARY: Journal Republican, Wilmington, Wed, 26 1913.
    Edmand Burden died Sunday morning at the home of his son, Frank Burden, near Gurneyville. He was 73 year's old. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. John Hawkins, were held at Center Church at 10 o"clock Tuesday morning, and burial was made in Center Cemetery.

DIVORCE: Following information sent to T.Mason on 25July2018 by Charles Burden.
"Edmund filed for divorce Aug. 11, 1886 against Malissa A. Burden.  Defendant: Malissa, residence - [unknown].
Cost of Divorce notice in the Shelby County Democrate - $6.25--"Ohio"

MARRIAGE: Obit - Shelby County Democrate:  Carrie Burden passed away at her brother-in-law, Finley Albright at 10:30 Monday morn.  Funeral was held at 2 O'clock Wednesday at the home.  Ed Burden, and two children preceeded her in death.
Burial: February 11, 1928, Cedar Point/Lot 1-A
Cause of Death: Broncho Pneumonia
Census: 1900, Shelby Co., Perry TWP. - OH.
Medical Information: Conributory: Advance Age.
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Marriage: August 02, 1888, Shelby County
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NANCY CALLIE BELT August 02, 1888 in Shelby County, daughter of WILLIAM BELT and MATILDA DICKENSHEETS.  She was born December 07, 1858 in Bellebrook, Greene Co., OH, and died February 06, 1928 in East Sidney, OH./Clinton Twp..


John General Burden

Information from Charles Burden to T.Mason on 18 Jun 2010. "My Dad is a WW 2 Vet, serving in Europe, as did my grandfather John Burden {General Sherman}. John was in the First World War, both served in the same area 27 years apart with each wounded severely and survived."

John G. Burden
Serial Number: 2431705
Race: W
Residence: R. F. D. 2, Wilmington, O.
Enlistment Division: National Army
Enlistment Location: Wilmington, O.
Enlistment Date: 26 Apr 1918
Birth Place: Gurneyville, O.
Birth Date / Age: 23 1/12 Years
Assigns Comment: 9 Co 3 Training Battalion 158 Depot Brigade to 2 May 1918; Co E 329 Infantry to 1 Aug 1918; Headquarters 83 Division 2 Depot to 5 Aug 1918; Co M 28 Infantry to Discharge Private Meuse-Argonne. Wounded In Action severely about 17 Oct 1918. American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918 to 24 Nov 1918. Honorable discharge 27 Jan 1919. Cited in General Order 1 Division dated 1 Jan 1920.
Volume #: 3 Ohio Military Men.

OBITUARY: July 11, 1973, Wilmington News Journal, Clinton Co., Ohio
    John Sherman Burden, 78,of Wilmington Route 3,died at 10:05 am. Tuesday,at Clinton Memorial Hospital.He had been in failing health for four year's.
    Born in Gurneyville on March 23 1895, he was the son of Frank and Laura Conger Burden. A retired carpenter,he was a member of the Eagles Lodge,and a World War 1 Veteran.
    Surviving are two daughter's, Mrs. Glenna {Norman} Venard of New Port Richey,Florida and Mrs. Mildred {Dwight} Fenner of Hillsboro; three son's Eugene and Warren of Wilmington; and Charles D, OF Apopka,Fla. 14 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren
    Services will be held at 10:am. Friday at Fisher Funeral Home with burial in Springfield Church Cemetery. Friend's may call at the funeral home Thursday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm. Graveside Veteran's memorial services will be held.