Sarita June Burley

27 June 1922–27 March 1985 (Age 62)
Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarita June

When Sarita June Burley was born on 27 June 1922, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, Leo Smith Burley, was 25 and her mother, Birdie Earl White, was 22. She married George Griffin Murrah Jr on 21 April 1944, in Parris Island, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States. She died on 27 March 1985, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Zanesville Memorial Park, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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George Griffin Murrah Jr
Sarita June Burley
Marriage: 21 April 1944

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21 April 1944
Parris Island, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Hampshire, Rutland, Shropshire, and West Yorkshire, named Burley from Old English burh ‘fortified manor’, ‘stronghold’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Americanized spelling of Swiss German Bürli, from a diminutive of būr ‘peasant’, ‘farmer’ ( see Bauer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarita Burley in household of Lew Burley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarita Burley in household of Leo Burley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarita J Murrah, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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