Sophia Serviah Burdick

19 October 1838– (Age NaN)
Lincklaen, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sophia Serviah

When Sophia Serviah Burdick was born on 19 October 1838, in Lincklaen, Chenango, New York, United States, her father, Horace W Burdick, was 25 and her mother, Eliza Estes, was 28. She lived in DeRuyter, Madison, New York, United States for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

Horace W Burdick
1812–1895
Eliza Estes
1810–1850
Welcome S Burdick
1832–1917
Cynthia E. Burdick
1836–
Sophia Serviah Burdick
1838–
Henry Stillman Burdick
1848–

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World Events (3)

1846
Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863
Age 25
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York
Age 79
Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English (Middlesex): nickname from an unrecorded Middle English burre-dokke ‘burdock’, the name of a prickly plant with burrs and dock-like leaves (usually Arctium lappa), common on waste ground. It may have been given to someone of a prickly temperament or perhaps to someone with a hoarse voice.Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Boerdijk: habitational name from a settlement named Boerdijk, composed of boer ‘peasant, farmer, countryman’ and dijk ‘dike’.History: Robert Burdick was a freeman of Newport, RI, in 1655.

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

Possible Related Names

Burdock

Sources (2)

  • Sophia Burdick in household of Horrace W Burdick, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophia Burdick in household of Horace Burdick, "New York State Census, 1855"

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