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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Family Time Line

Jacob Muffley
1843–
Matilda Abel
1848–
Burton Muffley
1866–
Anna Muffley
1870–
Simon Peter Muffly
1870–1926
Aaron Muffly
1872–1933
Jacob Muffle
1875–1970
Sarah Katherine Muffley
1876–1933
George L Muffley
1877–1963
Ellen Mae Muffley
1882–1975

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Muffley

    Male1843–Male

    Matilda Abel

    Female1848–Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1866–Male

    Anna Muffley

    Female1870–Female

    Simon Peter Muffly

    Male1870–1926Male

    Aaron Muffly

    Male1872–1933Male

    Male1875–1970Male

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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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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