James " Critter" Burdine

Male10 September 1813–12 April 1901

Brief Life History of James " Critter"

When James " Critter" Burdine was born on 10 September 1813, in Missouri, United States, his father, Amos Burdine Sr., was 27 and his mother, Jenny Davison, was 27. He married Nancy Jane Flood in 1859, in Newton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870 and White Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States in 1880. He died on 12 April 1901, in Newton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Smith Cemetery, Vendor, Newton, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James " Critter" Burdine
1813–1901
Nancy Jane Flood
1833–1902
Marriage: 1859
Mary Elizabeth "Bett" Burdine
1861–1936

Sources (4)

  • James Burdine, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Burdine, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Burdyne, "United States Census, 1870"

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  • Marriage
    1859Newton, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 7

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 23

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Bourdin .

    History: This surname is listed along with its original form Bourdin in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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