Tillman Lazarus "Laz" Burch

30 April 1875–16 September 1939 (Age 64)
Bosque, Texas, United States

The Life 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 48. He married Nancy Ann Offield on 16 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, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tillman Lazarus "Laz" Burch
1875–1939
Nancy Ann Offield
1883–1955
Marriage: 16 September 1898
John Henry Burch
1900–1975
Barney Lee Burch
1901–1974
Harry Louis Burch
1903–1934
Robert Monroe Burch
1905–1907
Ruby Nell Burch
1908–1923
Odessa Mae Burch
1911–2004
Fred Tillman Burch
1913–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 September 1898
Coke, Texas, United States
children

(7)

    Male1900–1975Male

    Male1901–1974Male

    Harry Louis Burch

    Male1903–1934Male

    Robert Monroe Burch

    Male1905–1907Male

    Ruby Nell Burch

    Female1908–1923Female

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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.
1876

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1876: Yavapai, Arizona Territory, United States; 1879: 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

1 English: variant spelling of Birch .2 North German: habitational name from any of several places called Burg, in northern Germany originally denoting a fortified town or a fortified residence within a town. The form reflects the north German pronunciation of Burg.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tillmon L Burch in household of T Burch, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Tilmon L Burch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Tillman Lazarus Burch in entry for Fred Tillman Burch, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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