Burnes Family Genealogy Forum
I think William John was born in 1810 in Ireland of Scottish parents. Migrated to America. Married Mary Hutchison in Tazewell Co. Illinois about 1829.Fopught in the Black Hawk War. Re-located to Grant Co. Ky. In 1835 left Kexington Ky traveling up the Cumberland to the Mississippi to the Missouri to the Osage. In 1840 he and their four boys showed up in Mo. but w/o her. Sons:John A.,David,Thomas,and James.
Later in life he married Nancy Sanders McQuillan,a divorced lady with two children,and then together they had more children. ANY info would really be appreciated!!!!!Thanx!!