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 Mary P <I>Fife</I> Burns

Mary P Fife Burns

Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Mar 1908 (aged 83)
Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
Burial Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
Plot Plat 1 Lot 178 #10
Memorial ID 100116079 · View Source
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Mary P. Fife was born in Cannonsburg, Washington County,Pennsylvania to William John and Mary (Thomas) Fife.

Her siblings were: Lydia, William, Nancy, James, Martha, twins Josiah and Samuel, Margaret, Elizabeth, Catharine and Isabella.

About 1844, Mary was married to John W. Harsha in Pennsylvania. They had five children: Sarah Jennie, William F., John G., Harry S. and Samuel Oscar. John Harsha died shortly after Samuel's birth in 1855 near their home in Ohio.

Mary's second husband was Prof. Elijah Burns, who was a teacher of language. Mr. Burns had several children by his first wife who died. His children and Mary's all lived in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan. Elijah died in 1870 and Mary died 7 Mar 1908.




  • Created by: Patricia Fabri
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100116079
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary P Fife Burns (19 Mar 1824–7 Mar 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100116079, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Patricia Fabri (contributor 47703186) .