Lizzettia Magdaline Bostick

2 May 1868–5 September 1953 (Age 85)
Glace, Monroe, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lizzettia Magdaline

When Lizzettia Magdaline Bostick was born on 2 May 1868, in Glace, Monroe, West Virginia, United States, her father, Robert F. Bostick, was 32 and her mother, Parmelia June Foster, was 27. She married John Andrew Burns on 17 August 1886, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Union, Monroe, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Sweet Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 5 September 1953, in Hollywood, Monroe, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Gap Mills, Monroe, West Virginia, United States.

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John Andrew Burns
Lizzettia Magdaline Bostick
Marriage: 17 August 1886
Cora Edith Burns
Telford Raymond Burns
Garrett Hayes Burns
Hernando M. Burns
James Conjo Burns
Gladys Roosevelt Burns

Spouse and Children

17 August 1886
Monroe, West Virginia, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert F. Bostick


    Parmelia June Foster




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Bostock .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Bostic .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie M Bostic in household of Robert Bostic, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lizetta M Bostick in household of Robert Bostick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizzie A Burns in household of John A Burns, "United States Census, 1910"

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