Gertrude Burman

Brief Life History of Gertrude

When Gertrude Burman was born on 5 April 1890, in Brigg, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Alfred Burman, was 32 and her mother, Emma Wilkinson, was 30. She married Samuel Whitworth Pierrepont on 14 June 1911, in Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She immigrated to Canada in 1912 and lived in Manitoba, Canada in 1916 and Port Nelson, Manitoba, Canada in 1926. She died on 2 March 1987, in Swan River, Swan Valley West, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 96, and was buried in Bowsman, Minitonas-Bowsman, Manitoba, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Whitworth Pierrepont
Gertrude Burman
Marriage: 14 June 1911
Ernest Pierrepont
Frederick William Pierrepont
George Pierrepont
Harry Burman Pierrepont

Sources (16)

  • Gertrude Pierrefront in household of Samuel Pierrefront, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Gertrude Burman, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Gertrude Burman, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: status name, from Middle English burghman, borughman (Old English burhmann) ‘inhabitant of a (fortified) town’ (see Burke ), especially one holding land or buildings by burgage (see Burgess ).

English: variant of Bowerman .

Americanized form of German Buhrmann or Bührmann.

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

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