John Fraley Borger

15 November 1902–9 September 1974 (Age 71)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Fraley

When John Fraley Borger was born on 15 November 1902, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Conrad William Borger, was 30 and his mother, Lutie Clay Fraley, was 20. He married Elizabeth Celecta Chatburn on 3 July 1935, in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States. He died on 9 September 1974, in Citrus Heights, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Citrus Heights, Sacramento, California, United States.

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John Fraley Borger
Elizabeth Celecta Chatburn
Marriage: 3 July 1935

Spouse and Children

3 July 1935
Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States

Parents and Siblings





    James Conrad Borger


    Mary Catherine Borger


World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: variant of Burger .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish borger ‘borrower’ or ‘lender’.3 Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name for someone from a place called Borg or topographic name for someone living by a fortification or near a hill resembling a fortification.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Borger in household of Conrad W Borger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John F Borger in household of Conrad W Borger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Fraley Borger, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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