Tillman Lazarus "Laz" Burch

Male30 April 1875–16 September 1939

Brief Life History of Tillman Lazarus "Laz"

When Tillman Lazarus "Laz" Burch was born on 30 April 1875, in Bosque, Texas, United States, his father, James Tillman Barnabus Burch, was 51 and his mother, Susan Slavin, was 38. He married Nancy Ann Offield on 15 September 1898, in Coke, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 16 September 1939, in Winslow, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Joseph City Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tillman Lazarus "Laz" Burch
Nancy Ann Offield
Marriage: 15 September 1898
John Henry Burch
Barney Lee Burch
Harry Louis Burch
Robert Monroe Burch
Ruby Nell Burch
Odessa Mae Burch
Fred Tillman Burch

Sources (17)

  • ? L Burch in entry for Thos Burch, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Tillman L Burch, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • T L Burch, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1898Coke, Texas, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries 1882: Apache, Arizona Territory, United States 1895: Navajo, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Navajo, Arizona, United States

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 19

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Birch .

    German; Dutch (Van der Burch): variant of Burg .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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