John Daniel Burkholder

December 1873–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John Daniel

When John Daniel Burkholder was born in December 1873, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Carbaugh Burkholder, was 27 and his mother, Christina Jane Everett, was 22. He married Minnie A. Wilson on 11 August 1897, in Metal Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years and Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Daniel Burkholder
1873–
Minnie A. Wilson
1875–1959
Marriage: 11 August 1897
Evelyn Katherine Burkholder
1900–2003
Jane E Burkholder
Royal Hutchinson
Arthur Raymond Burkholder
1903–1997

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1897Metal Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing
    Age 3
    Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 4
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 32
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    Name Meaning

    German: altered form of Swiss German Burkhalter . The surname Burkholder is rare in Germany.History: This is the most common form of the name of a Swiss Mennonite and Amish family, originally spelled Burkhalter , but in Germany (and in the US) altered to Burkholder and Borkholder .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Burkhalter

    Sources (13)

    • John D. Buckholder in entry for Evelyn Catherine Buckholder, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
    • John Burkholder, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John D in entry for Royal H Hutchinson and Evelyn K Burkholder, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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