I am looking for information on my Great Grandfather. I have never met him, and he has vanished in records.I know of him being alive in the 1940s.There is no maching record for death in SSDI or Massachusetts Vital Records.Robert had been married to Eva Louise Wheeler-Day in 1914 in Berlin, Massachusetts.I know he lived in Berlin and Princeton, MA.What I do know is bellow:
Robert J. Burness (son of Joseph Charles Burnes and Amy Hope French) was born January 1892 in Northboro, MA, and died date unknown. He married Eva Lenora Wheeler on May 06, 1914 in Berlin, Worcester Co., MA (MC on file), daughter of Simon Wheeler and Nancy Elvira Bliss.
More About Robert J. Burness:
Census 1: 1900, Enumerated at 6 Hildreth Street, Marlboro, MA in house of Joseph C. Burnes, born Jan1892, 8yo, born in MA, both parents born in MA, in school..
Census 2: 1910, Enumerated in Berlin, Worcester Co., MA as Robert Burns, age 18, as Hired Man in the home of John L. Day, born in MA, both parents born in MA.
Census 3: 1920, Enumerated on 1 January 1920 on Quaker Church Road, Bolton, MA, as a teamster age 26, with Eva L. Day, Julia A. Burness, and John Walter Burness in his household..
Occupation: Farmer in Princeton, MA.
Residence: 1914, Princeton, Worcester Co., MA per Princeton MC 1914.
More About Robert J. Burness and Eva Lenora Wheeler:
Marriage: May 06, 1914, Berlin, Worcester Co., MA (MC on file).
Marriage Notes for Robert J. Burness and Eva Lenora Wheeler:
Eva Lenora Wheeler was born 4-18-1876 to Simon Wheeler and Nancy Elvira (Bliss) Wheeler. She was later adopted and renamed Eva Lenora Day. Her adopted parents were John L. Day and Julia Ann Wheeler.
Children of Robert J. Burness and Eva Lenora Wheeler are:
Harold Burness, b. 1913, d. 1913.
Amy Burness, b. 1914, d. 1915.
Julia Ann Burness, b. August 17, 1915, Berlin, Worcester Co., MA (BC on file)65, d. February 21, 1995, West Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA (DC on file)65.
Walter John Burness.