Frances Burge


Brief Life History of Frances

Frances Burge was born in 1915, in Marion, Illinois, United States. She lived in Raccoon Township, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died in 1926, in Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in Burge Cemetery, Raccoon Township, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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Leander Thomas Burge
Alpha Fae Moore
Reese Edwin Burge
Wright Bill E Burge
Frances Burge
Cynthia Vergene Burge
Mary Alice Burge

Sources (4)

  • Frances Burge in household of Thomas Burge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Francis E. Burge, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Frances Burge, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)

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.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 4

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge , Old English brycg, with metathesis of u and r, as exemplified in several placenames of this origin in various parts of southern England.

Swiss German and German (Bürge): from Middle High German bürge ‘bailsman, guarantor’. Compare Buerge .

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

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