Alice Harriet Burdick

Female22 August 1867–1 June 1945

Brief Life History of Alice Harriet

When Alice Harriet Burdick was born on 22 August 1867, in Augusta, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, her father, Wright Clear Burdick, was 25 and her mother, Marcia Hannah Wilson, was 24. She married Frederick Russell Newville on 4 September 1902, in Charlevoix, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 June 1945, in Springport, Springport Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Springport, Springport Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Frederick Russell Newville
Alice Harriet Burdick
Marriage: 4 September 1902
Grace M. Newville

Sources (9)

  • Aylia Nawville in household of John A Nawville, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Aylia H Burdick, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Aylia H Newville, "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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  • Marriage
    4 September 1902Charlevoix, Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    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.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 12

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex): nickname from an unrecorded Middle English burre-dokke ‘burdock’, the name of a prickly plant with burrs and dock-like leaves (usually Arctium lappa), common on waste ground. It may have been given to someone of a prickly temperament or perhaps to someone with a hoarse voice.

    Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Boerdijk: habitational name from a settlement named Boerdijk, composed of boer ‘peasant, farmer, countryman’ and dijk ‘dike’.

    History: Robert Burdick was a freeman of Newport, RI, in 1655.

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

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