Anna Rebecca Burkhart

25 June 1867–6 January 1961 (Age 93)
California, United States

The Life 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

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9 August 1885
San Bernardino, California, United States


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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 and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Burkhard, composed of the elements burg ‘fort’, ‘castle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Rebecca Burkhart in household of J B Burkhart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annie Foley in household of John W Foley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie Sweezey in entry for John J Jensen and Marguerite M Foley, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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