Kate Maud Burkhart

Brief Life History of Kate Maud

When Kate Maud Burkhart was born on 16 July 1873, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, her father, John Baltzell Burkhart, was 35 and her mother, Malinda Ann Burdick, was 23. She married George Shults on 23 August 1893, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in San Bernardino Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1900 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died on 15 May 1963, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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George Edward Wallin
Kate Maud Burkhart
Marriage: 15 October 1911

Sources (17)

  • Kate Lehman in household of Chas Lehman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • K Burkhardt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Kate M Wallin, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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

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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