Charles Fletcher Burd

27 January 1882–13 February 1951 (Age 69)
Auglaize, Ohio, United States

The Life of Charles Fletcher

When Charles Fletcher Burd was born on 27 January 1882, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States, his father, Uriah Burd, was 48 and his mother, Barbara Ann Teters, was 43. He married Grace Downey on 25 October 1904, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Neptune, Center Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 13 February 1951, in Celina, Mercer, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hamilton Bethel Cemetery, Mendon, Mercer, Ohio, United States.

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Charles Fletcher Burd
Grace Downey
Marriage: 25 October 1904
Paul Lewis Burd
Barbara Alas Burd
Lenore B. Burd
Cecile Mae Burd

Spouse and Children

25 October 1904
Auglaize, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Uriah Burd


    Barbara Ann Teters




    William Burd


    Julia Bertha Burd


    Amanda S. Burd



    Jasper Burd


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bird .2 Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname for a man with a notable beard, from a southern Yiddish pronunciation of Yiddish bord ‘beard’

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Burd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Burd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Burd, "United States Census, 1910"

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