Anna Rebecca Burkhart

Female25 June 1867–6 January 1961

Brief Life History of Anna Rebecca

When Anna Rebecca Burkhart was born on 25 June 1867, in California, United States, her father, John Baltzell Burkhart, was 29 and her mother, Malinda Ann Burdick, was 17. She married John William Foley on 9 August 1885, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in San Bernardino Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1900. She died on 6 January 1961, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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John William Foley
Anna Rebecca Burkhart
Marriage: 9 August 1885
John William Foley
Margurite Foley

Sources (12)

  • Anna Rebecca Burkhart in household of J B Burkhart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annie Burkhart, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Annie Rebecca Burkhart Foley Swezea, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    9 August 1885San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 2

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 29

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    German: from the medieval personal name Burkhard, from ancient Germanic Burghard, composed of the elements burg ‘fort, castle’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. This form of the surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and in Czechia (compare 2 below), but it is very rare there. Compare also Borgardt , Brookhart , Burgert , Burghart , Burkart , and Burkett .

    Germanized form of Polish and Czech Burkert , Czech Purkert or Purkart, and Slovenian Purkart: from a German variant and Slavicized forms of the medieval German personal name Burkhard (see 1 above).

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

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