Burzie Maurine Wardle

15 June 1928–13 November 1983 (Age 55)
Altonah, Duchesne, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Burzie Maurine

When Burzie Maurine Wardle was born on 15 June 1928, in Altonah, Duchesne, Utah, United States, her father, William Wallace Wardle, was 36 and her mother, Verda Elora Allred, was 32. She married Daniel Stapley Pendleton on 27 April 1958, in Elko, Nevada, United States. She lived in South Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 13 November 1983, in Washington, United States, at the age of 55.

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Daniel Stapley Pendleton
Burzie Maurine Wardle
Marriage: 27 April 1958

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World Events (8)

Age 1
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1940 · Galloping Gertie
Age 12
Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 16
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from places in Cheshire and Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire) called Wardle, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Warden 2 and Wardlaw . 2. regional name from Weardale in County Durham, which takes its name from the Wear river (named with a Celtic word probably meaning ‘water’) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Burzie Maurice Wardle in household of William Wallace Wardle, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Burzie Marine Wardle in household of William W Wardle, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bursie Wardle in household of Wallace Wardle, "United States Census, 1940"

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