Edgar Annesley Burton

21 October 1900–21 May 1981 (Age 80)
New Zealand

The Life of Edgar Annesley

Edgar Annesley Burton was born on 21 October 1900. He had at least 1 son with Eileen Marjorie Coates. He immigrated to Auckland, North Island, New Zealand in 1966. He died on 21 May 1981, in New Zealand, at the age of 80.

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Edgar Annesley Burton
1900–1981
Eileen Marjorie Coates
1908–1983
Geoffrey John Burton
1934–2014

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1908

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 13

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edgar Annesley Burton, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973"
  • Edgar Annesley Burton, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • Edgar Annesley Burton, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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