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View Tree for John Burton KillianJohn Burton Killian (b. 09 May 1888, d. 28 May 1924)

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John Burton Killian (son of Charles P Killian and Mary O. Stansbury) was born 09 May 1888 in Fannin Co. GA, and died 28 May 1924 in Ducktown, Tn. He married Alice Margret Reiordan on Bet. 1914 - 1915 in ?.

 Includes NotesNotes for John Burton Killian:
Tombstone reads J.B. Killian

The spelling of our last name changed somewhere between 1924 and 1961. John B. Killian and Alice Margret (Maw) Reiordan (my great-grandparents) both spelled their names Killian and so had their ancestors before them for many generations. They knew the correct spelling of our name. John B. died in a mining accident in Ducktown, TN in 1924. The death certificate reads John B. Killian. Alice Margret Killian signed her daughter, Frances' report card in 1931 Alice Killian. On Alice Margret Killian's tombstone her name is spelled Alice Margret Killion. So maybe Frances and Clarence changed the spelling. Who knows. We will probably never know. Clarence Killion's family spells their name Killion.

More About John Burton Killian:
Date born 2: 1887, Georgia.3
Military service: 05 Jun 1917, Filed a registration card for the military.
Residence: 1920, District 3, Polk, Tennessee.3

More About John Burton Killian and Alice Margret Reiordan:
Marriage: Bet. 1914 - 1915, ?.

Children of John Burton Killian and Alice Margret Reiordan are:
  1. +Cicle Clarence Killion, b. 12 Jul 1915, Ducktown, Tn, d. 15 Sep 1966, Dalton, GA.
  2. +Francis Reathel Killion, b. 12 Jul 1915, Ducktown, Tn, d. 15 Jun 2004, Ducktown, Tn.
  3. Eva Ma Killion, b. 26 Oct 1919, Ducktown, Tn, d. 29 Jan 1959, Grassy Creek, TN.
  4. Edna Lucille Killion, b. 24 Dec 1921, Ducktown, Tn, d. 02 Feb 1973.
  5. Ethel Irene Killion, b. 26 Jul 1920, Ducktown, Tn, d. 18 Sep 1921, Ducktown, Tn.
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