Susan BURCH

1858–
Maryland, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan BURCH was born in 1858, in Maryland, United States, her father, James Washington BURCH, was 43 and her mother, Susan Rebecca Carpenter, was 35.

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James Washington BURCH
1815–1864
Susan Rebecca Carpenter
1823–1863
Susan Rebecca Burch
1842–1927
Thomas A. Burch
1848–1921
Augusta O BURCH
1853–
James W Burch
1855–1918
Alice Victoria Burch
1856–1910
Victoria BURCH
1857–
Susan BURCH
1858–
James B Burch
1863–

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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