Thomas Guy Burch

18 November 1878–20 March 1953 (Age 74)
Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Guy

When Thomas Guy Burch was born on 18 November 1878, in Charles, Maryland, United States, his father, Thomas A Burch, was 29 and his mother, Ella R Dement, was 24. He married Imogene V Simpson on 20 December 1913, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Midlothian District, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1953. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 20 March 1953, at the age of 74, and was buried in Richmond National Cemetery, Richmond Heights, Henrico, Virginia, United States.

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Thomas Guy Burch
Imogene V Simpson
Marriage: 20 December 1913
Phyllis Burch
Geraldine Burch
Robert Guy Burch Sr
Barbara Burch
Constance Clair Burch
William Cecil Burch

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1913Richmond, Virginia, United States
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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 16
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 20
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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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    Sources (21)

    • Thomas J Burch in household of Jarrot L Ryce, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Thomas G Burch in entry for William Cecil Burch and Sylvia Marie Clodfelter, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Thomas Guy Burch, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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