John Alexander Burgoon

19 December 1851–11 February 1941 (Age 89)
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John Alexander

When John Alexander Burgoon was born on 19 December 1851, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Burgoon, was 23 and his mother, Julia A Adams, was 27. He married Susan Ann McMullen on 17 June 1874, in Saint Augustine, Clearfield Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Saint Augustine, Clearfield Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 11 February 1941, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Saint Augustine, Clearfield Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Alexander Burgoon
Susan Ann McMullen
Marriage: 17 June 1874
Alexander Harry Burgoon
Mary Margaret Burgoon
Jane Burgoon
Joseph James Burgoon
James Martin Burgoon
Isadore Burgoon
Bridget Burgoon
Susan Burgoon
Mary Magdalene Burgoon
Margaret Mary Burgoon
Bertha Jane Burgoon
Julia Ann Burgoon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1874Saint Augustine, Clearfield Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 12
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of English Burgoyne .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • John A Burgoon in household of Wm Burgoon, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Burgoon, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Robert Burgoon, "United States Census, 1880"

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