Joseph Kennington Burchfield

30 July 1907–19 December 1968 (Age 61)
Cordell, Washita, Oklahoma Territory, United States

The Life of Joseph Kennington

When Joseph Kennington Burchfield was born on 30 July 1907, in Cordell, Washita, Oklahoma Territory, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Burchfield, was 29 and his mother, Lucy Emily Brown, was 23. He married Annie Adel Alsup on 3 October 1931, in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States. He lived in Seger Township, Washita, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 December 1968, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 61.

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Joseph Kennington Burchfield
Annie Adel Alsup
Marriage: 3 October 1931

Spouse and Children

3 October 1931
Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 12

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.

Age 20

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)

  • Kennie J Burchifield in household of Thomas J Burchifield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph K Burchfield in household of Thomas J Burchfield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Burchfield in entry for Thomas Joseph Burchfield and Elizabeth Ann Klem, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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