Margaret E Burke

1868–1957 (Age 89)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret E

Margaret E Burke was born in 1868, in Illinois, United States as the daughter of James Burke and Long. She married James B. Loomis on 7 October 1885, in Earlville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Greenwood, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Woodstock, McHenry, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1957, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Woodstock, McHenry, Illinois, United States.

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James B. Loomis
Margaret E Burke
Marriage: 7 October 1885
Myrtle Loomis
Jesse Loomis

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  • Marriage
    7 October 1885Earlville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 0
    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.
    Age 3
    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
    1892 · The Chicago Canal
    Age 24
    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    Name Meaning

    1 Irish (of Anglo-Norman origin): habitational name from Burgh in Suffolk, England. This is named with Old English burh ‘fortification’, ‘fortified manor’.2 Norwegian: Americanized form of Børke, a habitational name from any of eight farms in southeastern Norway, named with Old Norse birki ‘birch wood’.3 German: variant of Burk .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Margaret S Loomis in household of James B Loomis, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Margaret S Loomis in household of James B Loomis, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Margaret Loomis in household of James Loomis, "United States Census, 1910"

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