Lenard Burchet

about 1834–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lenard

When Lenard Burchet was born about 1834, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Green Burchett, was 29 and his mother, Priscilla Bowers, was 23. He lived in Granville, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Tally Ho Township, Granville, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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Green Burchett
Priscilla Bowers
Lenard Burchet
Anny Burchett
Katharine Burchet
Joseph Green Burchett
James Frederic "Fred" Burchett
Ellen Burchet
John Nathaniel Burchett

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 19

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove of birch trees, from Old English byrcet ‘birch copse’, a derivative of birce ‘birch’. Compare the northern English equivalent Birkett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard Burchet in household of Green Burchet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lenard Burchet in household of Green Burchet, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lenard Burchet in household of Joseph Burchet, "United States Census, 1880"

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