Rushie Carliece Burchfield

about 5 April 1905–February 1985 (Age 79)
Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rushie Carliece

When Rushie Carliece Burchfield was born about 5 April 1905, in Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, her father, Chance L Birchfield, was 53 and her mother, Ann Jordan, was 49. She married Joseph Milton Harmon , Sr. on 2 September 1923, in Short Creek, Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Election Precinct 5, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died in February 1985, in Mulga, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Alliance, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Milton Harmon , Sr.
Rushie Carliece Burchfield
Marriage: 2 September 1923
Joseph William Harmon
Joseph Milton Harmon , Jr.
James Benton Harmon
Charles Thomas Harmon

Spouse and Children

2 September 1923
Short Creek, Jefferson, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Chance L Birchfield


    Ann Jordan




    Mary J Birchfield


    Adeline "Addie" Birchfield


    May Birchfield




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1907: Jefferson, Alabama, United States

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Birchfield, from Old English birce ‘birch’ + feld ‘open country’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rusha Harmon in household of Melton Harmon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rushie Harman in household of Joseph M Harman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rushia Burchfield in entry for Joseph William Harmon and Betty Frances Higgins, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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