Harriet Emma Burgess

3 July 1856–22 September 1912 (Age 56)
Orcheston, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harriet Emma

When Harriet Emma Burgess was born on 3 July 1856, in Orcheston, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Burgess, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 24. She married Josiah Draper on 18 August 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 22 September 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Draper
1848–1926
Harriet Emma Burgess
1856–1912
Marriage: 18 August 1873
William Henry Draper
1874–1874
Charles William Draper
1874–1875
Henry Josiah Draper
1876–1910
Harriet Elizabeth Draper
1877–1897
Andrew George Draper
1879–1953
Sarah Louise Draper
1881–1947
Annie Amelia Draper
1883–1906
Reuben Samuel Draper
1885–1962
Edith Emeline Draper
1887–1962
Walter Draper
1890–1891
Alma LeRoy Draper
1892–1977
Eleanor Katherine Draper
1895–1930
Mary Leona Draper
1898–1985
Albert Draper
1901–1970

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1859: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *renamed Salt Lake in 1868
    1863
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 16
    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

    English: status name from Middle English burge(i)s, burgis, borgeis ‘inhabitant of a borough’ (strictly one possessing full municipal rights), ‘freeman of a borough’. Burgesses generally had tenure of land or buildings from a landlord by burgage. In medieval England burgage involved the payment of a fixed money rent (as opposed to payment in kind); in Scotland it involved payment in service, guarding the town. The -eis ending is from Latin -ensis (modern English -ese as in Portuguese). Compare Burger .Americanized form of French Bourgeois .History: Thomas Burgess came from England to MA c. 1630 and eventually settled in Sandwich, MA.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Burger
    Burges
    Burgis

    Story Highlight

    Died of Blood Poisoning - like all the women in the family

    Davis County Clipper, 1912-10-04 Mrs. Josiah Draper Passed Away https://newspapers.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1160451&q=%22josiah+draper%22&page=1&rows=50&fd=title_t%2Cpaper_t%2Cdate_tdt%2Ctype_t&sort=da …

    Sources (31)

    • Emma Draper in household of Josiah Draper, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Emily Birch in entry for Albert Draper and Florence Olsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Emma Burgess in entry for Ella Katherine Park, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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