George Burgum

21 October 1885–9 August 1968 (Age 82)
Littledean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 Walding, was 41. He married Ethel Goldsworthy about 1915, in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 August 1968, in Australia, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

George Burgum
Ethel Goldsworthy
Marriage: about 1915
George Walding Burgum
William Arnold Burgum
Winnifred Knella Burgum

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1915Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 19
    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
    Age 23
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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 (5)

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

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