Adam Gideon Burkhart

1856–1943 (Age 87)
Pike, Indiana, United States

The Life of Adam Gideon

When Adam Gideon Burkhart was born in 1856, in Pike, Indiana, United States, his father, Peter Burkhart, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Snider, was 32. He married Margaret Ann Gladish on 26 September 1878, in Pike, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Madison Township, Pike, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1943, in Pike, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Adam Gideon Burkhart
1856–1943
Margaret Ann Gladish
1858–1948
Marriage: 26 September 1878
Noah Everett Burkhart
1879–1941
Nora Alice Burkhart
1882–1973
Susan Elizabeth Burkhart
1885–1987
Carrie Ethel Burkhardt
1887–1977
Fannie Burkhart
1889–
Irena Burkhart
1892–
Quillis Adams Burkhart
1895–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 September 1878
Pike, Indiana, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Harriet Ann Burkhart

    Female1844–1912Female

    Harriet Burkhart

    Female1845–1891Female

    Salena Jane Burkhart

    Female1846–1933Female

    Caroline Margaret Burkhart

    Female1849–1930Female

    Susannah A. Burkhart

    Female1852–1911Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 0

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Adam G Burkhart in household of Peter Burkhart, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Adam G Burkhart, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adam Burkhart, "United States Census, 1900"

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