Virginia Burbank

3 March 1910–18 March 1996 (Age 86)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Burbank was born on 3 March 1910, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Perry Franklin Burbank, was 36 and her mother, Josie May Smart, was 32. She married Randolph Tuxbury Bliss. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Washington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1939 and District of Columbia, United States in 1940. She died on 18 March 1996, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Randolph Tuxbury Bliss
Virginia Burbank
Randolph Tuxbury Bliss, Jr.

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Perry Franklin Burbank


    Josie May Smart




    Marguerite Elizabeth Burbank


    Carl Usher Burbank


    Malcomb Smart Burbank



    Perry Franklin Burbank Jr


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Burbank House in Dacre, Cumbria, possibly named with Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘manor’ + Old Danish banke ‘bank’, ‘ridge’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Virginia Burbank in household of Perry F Burbank, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virginia Burbank in household of Perry F Burbank, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virginia Bliss in household of Randolph Bliss, "United States Census, 1940"

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