Elsie L. Burdick

8 January 1890–12 June 1973 (Age 83)
Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Elsie L.

When Elsie L. Burdick was born on 8 January 1890, in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Albert F. Burdick, was 40 and her mother, Martha L. Huntington, was 36. She married James L. Buddo on 20 February 1909, in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Wisconsin, United States in 1973. She died on 12 June 1973, in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in North Pittsfield Cemetery, Pulaski, Brown, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

James L. Buddo
Elsie L. Burdick
Marriage: 20 February 1909

Spouse and Children

20 February 1909
Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Albert F. Burdick


    Martha L. Huntington




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World Events (8)

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 7

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Burdett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elsie Floyd in household of Russell Floyd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie Burdick in household of Albert Burdick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elsie L. Burdick, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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