Wright Clear Burdick

4 September 1841–9 February 1927 (Age 85)
Charleston Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life of Wright Clear

When Wright Clear Burdick was born on 4 September 1841, in Charleston Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, Harlow Merrill Burdick, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Miranda Millar, was 25. He married Marcia Hannah Wilson on 3 October 1866, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wilson Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 9 February 1927, in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wright Clear Burdick
Marcia Hannah Wilson
Marriage: 3 October 1866
Alice Harriet Burdick
Noble Wilson Burdick
Nigel Bruce Burdick
Perley Victor Burdick
Arloa Emily Burdick

Spouse and Children

3 October 1866
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Harlow Merrill Burdick


    Sarah Miranda Millar




    Charles Burdick


    Augusta Michigan Burdick


    Brenan Burdick


    Bruce Remington Burdick


    Alan Burdick


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 6

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Burdett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wright Burdick in household of Harlan M Burdick, "United States Census, 1850"
  • C Wright Burdick in household of V Parley Burdick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wright Burdick, "United States Census, 1910"

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