Ora A Ayers

April 1877–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ora A

When Ora A Ayers was born in April 1877, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Eleazer Ayers, was 24 and her mother, Eugenia C. Avery, was 26. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Fred C Burgess. She lived in Palmyra, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States in 1920 and Clifton Springs, Manchester, Ontario, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Fred C Burgess
Ora A Ayers
Julia Marie Burgess
Francis Burgess
Fred Burgess
Russell S Burgess

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    Fred C Burgess





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 28

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ara Burgess in household of Fred Burgess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ora A Burgess in household of Fred C Burgess, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora A Burgess in household of Fred C Burgess, "United States Census, 1920"

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