Anna Dorothea Friday

22 August 1852–10 December 1912 (Age 60)
Scott, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anna Dorothea

When Anna Dorothea Friday was born on 22 August 1852, in Scott, Iowa, United States, her father, John Michael Friday Sr., was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Forgey, was 24. She married Frank E Burnside on 17 September 1874, in Davenport Township, Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Blue Grass, Scott, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 10 December 1912, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Newton Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank E Burnside
Anna Dorothea Friday
Marriage: 17 September 1874
Maggie Hudson
Cordia Sarah Burnside
Elizabeth Ann Burnside

Spouse and Children

17 September 1874
Davenport Township, Scott, Iowa, United States


    Maggie Hudson



    Elizabeth Ann Burnside


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 5

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 16

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Jewish Freitag ; in some cases the surname may be the much rarer English cognate, from Old English friggandæg ‘Friday’, which Reaney suggests may also have been used to denote a person with a gloomy disposition.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy A Fryday in household of John M Fryday, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna D Burnsides in household of Frank E Burnsides, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Anna D Burnside in household of Frank E Burnside, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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