Researching Downeast Maine and Maritime Canada Families Together
William Bruce Burns was born 14 Feburary 1880, the son of Francis Wesley Burns and Eliza Nichols (Slocomb) Burns. His paternal grandparents were William Henry Burns, born in Ireland, and Adelaide (Murphy) Burns. His maternal grandparents were Caleb Edgar Slocomb and Adeline (Baker) Slocomb.
On 24 September 1902 at Fort Fairfield, William Bruce Burns married Cora Mabel White, who was born 10 November 1880 at Fort Fairfield, the daughter of William J. White and Emmeline Barnes) White. Her paternal grandparents were William White of England and Bridget (possibly Cane) White.
Following are a reprint of a post at the blog Heirlooms Reunited which features what is probably a college graduation photo of William Bruce Burns, identifying him as a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity at University of Maine, Orono, and family trees for William and Cora.
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