Adam Kurtz Burkholder

27 June 1917–23 July 1994 (Age 77)
Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Adam Kurtz

When Adam Kurtz Burkholder was born on 27 June 1917, in Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Weber Burkholder, was 41 and his mother, Ida Wenger Kurtz, was 37. He married Elsie Bauman Gingrich on 11 May 1940, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ephrata Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 23 July 1994, in Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Martindale, Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Adam Kurtz Burkholder
Elsie Bauman Gingrich
Marriage: 11 May 1940
Earl Gingrich Burkholder
Galen Gingrich Burkholder

Spouse and Children

11 May 1940
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Burkhalter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adam K Burkholder in household of David W Burkholder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adam Burkholder in household of David W Burkholder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adam Burkholder in household of David Burkholder, "United States Census, 1930"

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