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
1848–1926
Martha Ann Frailey
1856–1912
Marriage: 25 April 1877
James T Burt
1878–1956
William A Burt
1879–1895
Thomas Darnell Burt
1882–1926
David Arthur Burt
1884–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 April 1877
Franklin, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    James T Burt

    Male1878–1956Male

    William A Burt

    Male1879–1895Male

    Thomas Darnell Burt

    Male1882–1926Male

    Male1884–1978Male

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph John Burt

    Male1824–1873Male

    Nancy Catherine Smith

    Female1829–1887Female

siblings

(13)

    James Hoard Burt

    Male1847–1916Male

    Male1848–1926Male

    Nancy Elizabeth Burt

    Female1850–1927Female

    William Daniel Burt

    Male1852–1934Male

    Thomas E Burt

    Male1854–1889Male

+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.
1863

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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