John H Burnet

Born: March 03, 1863

JOHN H. BURNET. Born in the city of Manitowoc, March 3, 1863, son of Esther Sibree and Gilbert W. Burnet. His boyhood days were spent in the city of Manitowoc where he attended the public schools, graduating from the Manitowoc High School. In 1882 Mr. Burnet began Railroad work for the old Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western railroad out of Manitowoc. He has followed railroading for a period of forty years. June 30, 1890, Mr. Burnet married Lona Morse, of Jay, Vermont. Two boys and two girls were born to this union. One girl died in infancy.The Burnet family sent two to participate in the World War. Gilbert W. served in the aviation with credit and Anne served as a government nurse at Camp McClellan, Alabama. John, Jr., was not old enough to enter the war. Mr. and Mrs. Burnet moved to Antigo in March 1888, and make their residence at 303 Superior street. Mr. Burnet is a member of the Masonic lodge. Gilbert and John Burnet are now engaged in horticulture and bee raising at Prineville, Oregon.

p.295 History of Langlade County Wisconsin Dessureau. Berner Bros. Publishing CO. 1922.