Margaret Matilda Burch

29 December 1855–27 April 1924 (Age 68)
Solsberry, Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Margaret Matilda

When Margaret Matilda Burch was born on 29 December 1855, in Solsberry, Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, her father, Hiram Phillip Burch, was 29 and her mother, Selina Woody, was 28. She married Edward Joseph Crane on 4 September 1874. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ray Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Jefferson Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 27 April 1924, in Indian Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Edward Joseph Crane
1855–1890
Margaret Matilda Burch
1855–1924
Marriage: 4 September 1874
John Freulinghausen Crane
1875–1935
Phoebe Ann Crane
1878–1952
Victor Edward Crane
1879–1917
Nathaniel Crane
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 September 1874
Greene,Indiana
children

(4)

    John Freulinghausen Crane

    Male1875–1935Male

    Female1878–1952Female

    Victor Edward Crane

    Male1879–1917Male

    Male1879–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 1

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Birch .2 North German: habitational name from any of several places called Burg, in northern Germany originally denoting a fortified town or a fortified residence within a town. The form reflects the north German pronunciation of Burg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Burch in household of Hiram T Burch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margarett M Whitesitt in household of William H Whitesitt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margret M Burch in household of Hiram P Burch, "United States Census, 1860"

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