John Frederick Burroughs

Male19 August 1859–

Brief Life History of John Frederick

When John Frederick Burroughs was born on 19 August 1859, his father, John R. Burroughs, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Jane, was 27. He lived in North Versailles Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880.

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John R. Burroughs
Margaret Jane
William James Burroughs
Mary Agnes Burroughs
John Frederick Burroughs
Samuel Cashdollar Burroughs
Annie Eliza Burroughs

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  • John F Burroughs in household of Margaret Burroughs, "United States Census, 1880"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 4

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Burrows .

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

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