Burton Muffley

about 1866–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Burton

When Burton Muffley was born about 1866, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Muffley, was 23 and his mother, Matilda Abel, was 18. He lived in Stroud Township, Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880.

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Jacob Muffley
Matilda Abel
Burton Muffley
Anna Muffley
Simon Peter Muffly
Aaron Muffly
Jacob Muffle
Sarah Katherine Muffley
George L Muffley
Ellen Mae Muffley

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Muffley


    Matilda Abel





    Anna Muffley


    Simon Peter Muffly


    Aaron Muffly



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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 11

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Muffele, nickname for a surly person, from a diminutive of Muff .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Burton Muffley in household of Jacob Muffley, "United States Census, 1880"

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