Augusta O BURCH

1853–
Maryland, United States

The Life of Augusta O

When Augusta O BURCH was born in 1853, in Maryland, United States, her father, James Washington BURCH, was 38 and her mother, Susan Rebecca Carpenter, was 30.

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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 10

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

Age 10

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.
1886

Age 33

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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