Abraham Burdge

1866–

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Burdge was born in 1866, his father, Thomas T Burdge, was 36 and his mother, Jane Luker, was 43. He lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Thomas T Burdge
1830–1885
Jane Luker
1823–1917
Sarah Eveline Burdge
1854–1932
Edward F. Burdge
1855–1931
George Henry Burdge
1856–1945
James W. Burdge
1858–1911
Burdge
1859–
William Burdge
1861–
Thomas Tilton Burdge
1861–
Thomas E. Burdge
1862–1926
William Harrison Burdge
1864–1937
Mary E. Burdge
1864–
Ella M. Burdge
1865–1941
Abraham Burdge
1866–
Elizabeth A Burdge
1868–1957
Fred S. Burdge
1869–1900
Melven Burdge
1870–1899

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1879

Age 13

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: southwestern dialect variant of Bridge , from a metathesized form of Old English brycg. Compare Burge .

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

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  • Abraham Burdge in household of Thomas L Burdge, "United States Census, 1870"

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