Elizabeth Desalme

17 October 1877–1 November 1915 (Age 38)
Castroville, Medina, Texas, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Desalme was born on 17 October 1877, in Castroville, Medina, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Desalme, was 44 and her mother, Rosina Buser, was 43. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with John E. Burkett. She died on 1 November 1915, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John E. Burkett
1878–1920
Elizabeth Desalme
1877–1915
Arnold Burkett
1903–
Nellie Edna Burkett
1906–1908

Spouse and Children

    John E. Burkett

    Male1878–1920Male

    Female1877–1915Female

children

(2)

    Arnold Burkett

    Male1903–Male

    Nellie Edna Burkett

    Female1906–1908Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 13

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

Origin unidentified; perhaps a reduced form of French Delasalle, a topographic name for someone ‘from the (de la) hall (salle)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Burkett in household of John Burkett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eliza Desalme in household of Joseph Desalme, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Desalme in household of Arnold Desalme, "United States Census, 1900"

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