John Burgen Sullivan

MaleMarch 1854–1919

Brief Life History of John Burgen

When John Burgen Sullivan was born in March 1854, in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States, his father, John Thornton Sullivan, was 34 and his mother, Lucineth Alley Ramsey, was 30. He married Annabell Lee Petrie on 20 November 1879, in Harrison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1919, in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65.

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John Burgen Sullivan
Annabell Lee Petrie
Marriage: 20 November 1879
Harriet Mae Hattie Sullivan
Anna Lela Sullivan
Mary Lucinda “Lou” Sullivan
John Sinclair Sullivan

Sources (8)

  • John Sullivan in household of John T Sullivan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Sullivan in entry for Walter Patten and Mary Sullivan, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John Sullivan, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1879Harrison, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 9

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 18

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Donal, James Patrick, Michael Patrick, Aileen, Brigid, Paddy, Siobhan, John Patrick, Kevin Patrick, Parnell.

    Irish (Cork and Kerry): shortened form of O'Sullivan .

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

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