Joseph Frederick Burt

11 June 1848–23 March 1926 (Age 77)
Franklin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joseph Frederick

When Joseph Frederick Burt was born on 11 June 1848, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph John Burt, was 23 and his mother, Nancy Catherine Smith, was 18. He married Martha Ann Frailey on 25 April 1877, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Civil District 2, Franklin, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 1, Franklin, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 23 March 1926, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Frederick Burt
Martha Ann Frailey
Marriage: 25 April 1877
James T Burt
William A Burt
Thomas Darnell Burt
David Arthur Burt

Spouse and Children

25 April 1877
Franklin, Tennessee, United States


    James T Burt


    William A Burt


    Thomas Darnell Burt



Parents and Siblings

    Joseph John Burt


    Nancy Catherine Smith




    James Hoard Burt



    Nancy Elizabeth Burt


    William Daniel Burt


    Thomas E Burt


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 14

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert .2 German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.3 Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Burt in household of Arthur Burt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph F Burt in household of John J Burt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph F Burt in household of J J Burt, "United States Census, 1850"

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