Bethea Burt

25 July 1836–
Bailleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Bethea

When Bethea Burt was born on 25 July 1836, in Bailleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Hutcheson Burt, was 31 and her mother, Bethea Douglas, was 32.

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Hutcheson Burt
Bethea Douglas
Bethea Burt
Mary Burt
Andrew Burt
Elizabeth Burt
Elizabeth Burt
Agnes Burt
Margaret Burt
Bethea Burt

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World Events (3)

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 2

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Age 48

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert .2 German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.3 Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd .

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

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