Alma Dorothy Burrow

Female17 July 1894–December 1984

Brief Life History of Alma Dorothy

When Alma Dorothy Burrow was born on 17 July 1894, in Illinois, United States, her father, Dudley Charles Burrow, was 23 and her mother, Persia Edna Leach, was 18. She married Harry Winifred Kincaid in 1915, in Clay, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in December 1984, in Louisville, Clay, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Harry Winifred Kincaid
1887–1955
Alma Dorothy Burrow
1894–1984
Marriage: 1915
June A Kincaid
1923–2005

Sources (9)

  • Dotta A Burrows in household of Dudley C Burrows, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alma Dorothy Burroughs - Government record: birth: about 1896; Illinois, United States
  • Alma D Burrows, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1915Clay, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 16

    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 24

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English:

    topographic name for someone who lived by a castle or manor house, or in a town, especially a chartered town or borough (Middle English burgh, Old English burg ‘fortified place, borough, manor’), or a habitational name for someone who came from a place so named because it was a fortified town or near an ancient fort, such as Burrow (Leicestershire, Lancashire), Burrough Green (Cambridgeshire), Brough (numerous counties), and Peterborough (Northamptonshire); see also Burgh .

    topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or near a mound (Middle English bergh, Old English beorg), or a habitational name for someone who came from a place so named, such as Burrow (Devon, Somerset). Middle English bergh became throughly confused with burgh in 1 above. Compare Burrough .

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

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