Doris Burdeshaw

5 January 1919–9 December 2010 (Age 91)
Butler, Taylor, Georgia, United States

The Life of Doris

Doris Burdeshaw was born on 5 January 1919, in Butler, Taylor, Georgia, United States. She died on 9 December 2010, in McDonough, Henry, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Max Burdeshaw
1910–1970
Doris Burdeshaw
1919–2010

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 3

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Badertscher, an occupational name for a barber, from Middle High German bart ‘beard’ + scher ‘cutter’, ‘shearer’, an agent derivative of scheren ‘to clip’.

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

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