William Russell Burdette

21 March 1806–1871 (Age 64)
Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Russell

When William Russell Burdette was born on 21 March 1806, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, Spencer Burdette, was 33 and his mother, Jemima Holtzclaw, was 32. He married Elizabeth Coleman about 1831, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1871, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

William Russell Burdette
1806–1871
Elizabeth Coleman
1811–1865
Marriage: about 1831
John Burdette
1832–
Melissa Burdette
1834–
Coleman Burdette
1836–
Nannie Burdette
1840–
Allen Burdette
1842–
John Burdet
1843–
Melissa Birditt
1845–1875
Catherine Burdet
1845–
William Coleman Burdett
1847–1932
Francis M Burdett
1851–
Francis Anderson Burdette
1852–
Nancy J. Burdett
1853–
Nancy J Burdett
1853–
Allen Green Burdette
1854–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1831
Kentucky, United States
children

(14)

    John Burdette

    Male1832–Male

    Melissa Burdette

    Female1834–Female

    Coleman Burdette

    Male1836–Male

    Nannie Burdette

    Female1840–Female

    Allen Burdette

    Male1842–Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810

Age 4

On 1 Apr 1810, Rockcastle County was formed from Knox, Lincoln, Madison and Pulaski Counties. The county was named for the Rockcastle River, the boundary between Rockcastle and Laurel County.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Burdett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William R Burdett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • W R Burdett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William R Burdet, "United States Census, 1850"

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