Gertrude Elizabeth Pugmire

1887–1955 (Age 67)
Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States

The Life of Gertrude Elizabeth

When Gertrude Elizabeth Pugmire was born on 27 November 1887, in Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States, her father, William Liffon Pugmire, was 26 and her mother, Alice Christie Gordon, was 27. She married Arthur Melbourne Burke on 5 December 1905, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States for about 25 years and West Montpelier Election Precinct, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 25 February 1955, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gertrude Elizabeth Pugmire
Arthur Melbourne Burke
Marriage: 5 December 1905
Arthur Wayne Burke
Morrel Kenneth Burke
Allan Thomas Burke

Spouse & Children

5 December 1905
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Lots for sale

Age 4

The city lots were disposed of at an auction sale, which made way for new houses, commercial buildings and manufacturing plants to be erected and caused an increase of people moving to the region.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place in Yardley, Birmingham, recorded in 1645 as Puggmyre Farm. This derives from the name of its 13th-century landlord, Robert Pugg , whose surname is of unknown etymology, + Middle English myre ‘mire’, ‘bog’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gertrude E Burke in household of Arthur M Burke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gertrude E Burke in household of Arthur M Burke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrude Burke in household of Arthur Burke, "United States Census, 1910"

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