Sharmene Welch Brough

22 May 1927–7 January 2013 (Age 85)
Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Sharmene Welch

When Sharmene Welch Brough was born on 22 May 1927, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, her father, Harold Eugene Brough, was 32 and her mother, Louisa Welch, was 36. She married John Allan Burger on 1 August 1952, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1962. She died on 7 January 2013, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Allan Burger
1928–2004
Sharmene Welch Brough
1927–2013
Marriage: 1 August 1952
David Allan Burger
1953–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 August 1952
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 1

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1950

Age 23

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places called Brough, of which there are several in Yorkshire and Derbyshire as well as elsewhere. The place name is from Old English burh ‘fortress’ and in most cases these are the sites of Roman fortifications. The pronunciation is usually ‘bruff’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Brauch .

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

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Story Highlight

Autobiography Chapter 4 (1945-1947) of Ruth Marie Dahlen Thomas

All too soon it came to an end. On Tues., May 15, 1945, I turned 18 and spent the evening baby-sitting, of all things. When I got home that night Mom presented me with a beautiful Bulova wristwatch. S …

Sources (3)

  • Sharmene Welch Brough Burger in household of John Allen Burger, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sharmane Welch Burger in household of John Allan Burger, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sharmene Brough Burger in household of John Allan Burger, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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