Elizabeth Jane Peirce Burnes

February 12, 1824–January 15, 1906

Born in Loudoun County, Virginia; daughter of Bethsina McGeath and Gainer Peirce. Died at Pima, Graham County, Arizona Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Elizabeth Jane Berns Peirce,” Patriarchal Blessings, 1833–2011 (closed to research), CHL. “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. F, Elizbeth Jane Burnes, June 1, 1867, FHL microfilm 183405, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed July 2015), Elizabeth Jane Peirce KWJ5-C88 . Morena Howell and Marilyn Buist, The History of the McGeath Family (Leesburg, VA: Charles S. Monroe Vocational Technical Center, 1987), 6–6a-1. “Elizabeth J. Burns,” in “Pima Cemetery: Surnames B: Pima, Graham, Arizona,” Rootsweb (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~grahamcem/pima_b.html, accessed Aug. 2015). Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed July 2015), memorial no. 18325382, Elizabeth Jane Burns; Pima Cemetery, Pima, AZ.