Jay Hurley Burchfield

19 May 1915–28 March 2002 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jay Hurley

When Jay Hurley Burchfield was born on 19 May 1915, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Franklin Burchfield, was 41 and his mother, Anna Belle McCrum, was 40. He married Sarah Grace Gilson on 2 October 1938. He lived in Mifflin, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 28 March 2002, at the age of 86, and was buried in Turbett Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jay Hurley Burchfield
Sarah Grace Gilson
Marriage: 2 October 1938

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2 October 1938

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Birchfield, from Old English birce ‘birch’ + feld ‘open country’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jay H Burchfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jay H Burchfield in household of Wm F Burchfield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jay H Burchfield in household of William F Burchfield, "United States Census, 1930"

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