Helen Burt

Brief Life History of Helen

When Helen Burt was born on 6 December 1865, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Burt, was 32 and her mother, Marion Ramsey, was 33. She married George William Kaye Duncan in 1894, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Somerset, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Plainfield, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1940.

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George William Kaye Duncan
Helen Burt
Marriage: 1894
Leonard Ramsay Duncan
Stewart Mauer Duncan
George William Duncan
Eric A Duncan

Sources (9)

  • Helen Duncan in household of George Duncan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Burt, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • George William Kaye Duncan in the New Zealand, Marriage Index, 1840

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Post office est. April 1, 1800 1869: Formed within Plainfield township 1871: Boundary with Piscataway township, Middlesex County 1878: Part from Plainfield township


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Name Meaning

English (southern): variant of Bird , Bright , or Burd .

German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.

Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd .

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

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