Buford Chilton Burge

1892–1954 (Age 61)
Dover, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Buford Chilton

When Buford Chilton Burge was born on 29 July 1892, in Dover, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Elbert R. Burge, was 34 and his mother, Mary Mildred "Molly" Glover, was 34. He married Ora Macy in 1915. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 3 May 1954, in Hennessey, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Hennessey, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States.

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Buford Chilton Burge
Ora Macy
Marriage: 1915
Emerson Burge
Lavere Leland Burge
Atha Mildred Burge
Hazel Lucille Burge
Clifford Dale Burge
Bennie Burge

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 15

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Somerset and Dorset): variant of Bridge , Old English brycg, with metathesis of u and r, as exemplified in several place names of this origin in various parts of southern England.2 German (Bürge): from Middle High German bürge ‘bailsman’, ‘guarantor’.3 In some cases maybe an altered spelling of Swiss Bürgi ( see Burgi ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Buford Bird in household of Albert Bird, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Buford Bird in household of Albert Bird, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Buford C Burge in household of Albert Burge, "United States Census, 1910"

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