George Burgum

21 October 1885–August 0009
Littledean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Burgum was born on 21 October 1885, in Littledean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Timothy Burgum, was 42 and his mother, Mary or Polly Walding, was 41. He married Ethel Goldsworthy about 1915, in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in August 0009, and was buried in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.

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George Burgum
Ethel Goldsworthy
George Walding Burgum
William Arnold Burgum
Winnifred Knella Burgum

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Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Bergum, from the dative plural of berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Burgum, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Burgum, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • George Burgum, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"

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