Tillman Lazarus "Laz" Burch

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

The Life Summary 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 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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Tillman Lazarus "Laz" Burch
Nancy Ann Offield
Marriage: 16 September 1898
John Henry Burch
Barney Lee Burch
Harry Louis Burch
Robert Monroe Burch
Ruby Nell Burch
Odessa Mae Burch
Fred Tillman Burch

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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 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.

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Sources (13)

  • Tillman L Burch, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Tillmon L Burch in household of T Burch, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Tilmon L Burch, "United States Census, 1920"

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