Cyrus Burdick

22 October 1834–18 October 1905 (Age 70)
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Cyrus

When Cyrus Burdick was born on 22 October 1834, in Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Burdick, was 38 and his mother, Anna Higley, was 27. He married Amanda M. Chapman on 18 January 1859, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1853 and lived in San Jose Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900. He died on 18 October 1905, in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Cyrus Burdick
Amanda M. Chapman
Marriage: 18 January 1859
Cyrus Gideon Burdick
Laura Burdick
Anna Catherine Burdick
Lucretia Burdick

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  • Marriage
    18 January 1859Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 16
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex): nickname from an unrecorded Middle English burre-dokke ‘burdock’, the name of a prickly plant with burrs and dock-like leaves (usually Arctium lappa), common on waste ground. It may have been given to someone of a prickly temperament or perhaps to someone with a hoarse voice.Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Boerdijk: habitational name from a settlement named Boerdijk, composed of boer ‘peasant, farmer, countryman’ and dijk ‘dike’.History: Robert Burdick was a freeman of Newport, RI, in 1655.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Cyrus Burdict in entry for Anna K B Teague, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Cyrus Burdich, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Cyrus Burdick in entry for Thomas J. Mote and Mary Burdick, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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