Howard Edward Burgett

19 April 1890–31 October 1964 (Age 74)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Howard Edward

When Howard Edward Burgett was born on 19 April 1890, in North Dakota, United States, his father, George Burgett, was 35 and his mother, Mary Belle Grosvenor, was 30. He married Lida Mason on 16 August 1911, in Fargo, Cass, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States for about 30 years and Lake View Township, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 31 October 1964, in Becker, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Howard Edward Burgett
Lida Mason
Marriage: 16 August 1911
Donald Howard Burgett

Spouse and Children

16 August 1911
Fargo, Cass, North Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Belle Grosvenor




    Zella G Burgett


    Lena Lyle Burgett



    Emma Bell Burgett


    Miles Burgett


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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 3

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a castle or city gate, Middle English burgate, or a habitational name from a place named Burgate, from Old English burh-geat with the same meaning, examples of which are found in Hampshire, Suffolk, and Surrey.

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

Sources (3)

  • Howard Burgett in household of S* Burgett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Howard Burgett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard E Burgett, "United States Census, 1940"

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