Caroline Josephine Gillette

Brief Life History of Caroline Josephine

When Caroline Josephine Gillette was born on 3 August 1845, in Mifflin Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States, her father, Lt Joseph Gillett Jr., was 41 and her mother, Candace Hamilton, was 32. She married Francis Rudolph Burnham on 28 November 1867. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Election District 6 Carter, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Mountain View, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1910. She died on 18 February 1923, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Francis Rudolph Burnham
Caroline Josephine Gillette
Marriage: 28 November 1867
Byron Bee Burnham
Arthur Lee Burnham
Ora Lenora Burnham
Myrtle Juliette Burnham
George Herbert Burnham

Sources (34)

  • Caroline J Burnham in household of Francis R Burnham, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Carrie Gillette, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Carrie Gilette Burnham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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Historical Boundaries: 1851: Montgomery, Iowa, United States

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Gillett , with spelling altered and stress shifted as if it were a modern French name (see 2 below).

French: variant of Gillet and, in North America, a variant of its altered form Gillett .

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

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