Emma Elizabeth <I>Jorns</I> Burtis

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Emma Elizabeth Jorns Burtis

  • Birth 5 Jul 1860 Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 2 Feb 1937 Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 5034216

Emma was the daughter of "Gustav" Wilhelm Burghard Jorns and Julia Ann Jones. She married William Thomas "Tom" Burtis 23 October 1879 in Auburn, Sangmon Co., IL. Their children were Jessie Burtis, Frederick "Fred" William Burtis and Minnie Leona Burtis Van Fleet. Their adopted children were Harold Tenny and Adeline "Addie" Tenny English. Emma died from burns during the depression so asked to be buried in Wise Co., Texas, rather than in Perkins, Oklahoma, next to her husband.


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  • Created by: Marca Lee Jennette McInnes Murray
  • Added: 9 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5034216
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Elizabeth Jorns Burtis (5 Jul 1860–2 Feb 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5034216, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Marca Lee Jennette McInnes Murray (contributor 2541787) .