Margaret Virginia Ashbrook

1905–1988 (Age 82)
Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret Virginia

When Margaret Virginia Ashbrook was born on 21 March 1905, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Henry Ashbrook, was 45 and her mother, Emma Etta Booth, was 36. She married David Carl Burig in 1928, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. She died in January 1988, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82.

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Margaret Virginia Ashbrook
David Carl Burig
Marriage: 1928

Spouse & Children

Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William Henry Ashbrook


  • Female1868–1944Female



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Estbroce, from Old English ēast + brōc ‘nook’.2 In some instances, the surname may be a literal translation of German Eschbach .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Margaret V Ashbrook in household of William H Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Ashbrook, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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