Hiram, son of Thomas and Mary (Woodin) Burnette, was born in the town of Phelps, Ontario county, New York, died March 29. T893. He was a farmer and a member of the local Masonic lodge. He was also a member of the Universalist church and took a great interest in its affairs, being instrumental in building their new church at Newark, New York, of which he was a trustee. He married (first) Mary Ruperts and (second) Eliza Ann, daughter of Milton Parsons, of Columbia county, New York, who died January 13, 1910. Children by first marriage: Andrew J. and Mary L. Children by second marriage : Ada A., married Charles E. Kelly, of Newark, New York; Milton T., died in 1892, married Margaret Van Eetton; Jennie E.: Ulysses Grant, referred to elsewhere; Frank H., referred to elsewhere.