Bessie E Burnham

about 1886–
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Bessie E

When Bessie E Burnham was born about 1886, in New Hampshire, United States, her father, Fred W Burnham, was 25 and her mother, Estella M Burnham, was 29. She married Herbert Emerson King in 1906, in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Emerson King
1874–1935
Bessie E Burnham
1886–
Marriage: 1906
Harold Edgar King
1907–1995
King
1909–1908

Spouse and Children

    Herbert Emerson King

    Male1874–1935Male

    Female1886–Female

MARRIAGE
1906
Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Fred W Burnham

    Male1861–1929Male

    Estella M Burnham

    Female1857–Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1886–Female

    Ernest P Burnham

    Male1887–Male

    Dorothy Mae Burnham

    Female1899–Female

World Events (8)

1886

Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 19

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1917

Age 31

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places called Burnham. Those in Buckinghamshire (Burnham Beeches), Norfolk (various villages), and Essex (Burnham-on-Crouch) are named with Old English burna ‘stream’ + hām ‘homestead’. In the case of Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset, however, the second element is Old English hamm ‘water meadow’, while Burnham in Lincolnshire is named from brunnum, dative plural of Old Norse brunnr ‘spring’, originally used after a preposition, i.e. ‘(at) the springs’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie B King in household of Herbert E King, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie Kenniston in entry for King, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Bessie Kenniston in entry for King, "New Hampshire Birth Certificates, 1901-1915"

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