Ralph Orlando Burris

19 October 1898–3 May 1980 (Age 81)
Arcanum, Darke, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ralph Orlando

When Ralph Orlando Burris was born on 19 October 1898, in Arcanum, Darke, Ohio, United States, his father, William David Burris, was 36 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Idel, was 33. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Boneda Heckman. He lived in Twin Township, Darke, Ohio, United States for about 30 years and Darke, Ohio, United States in 1980. He died on 3 May 1980, in Greenville, Darke, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ithaca, Darke, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Orlando Burris
1898–1980
Mary Boneda Heckman
1898–1982
Kenneth Eugene Burris
1918–2015
Thurman Byron Burris
1924–1992
Sharon Eileen Burris
1939–2012

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1885–1967Female

    Sarah Jane Burris

    Female1887–1973Female

    Lola Ines Burris

    Female1889–1907Female

    Emma Burris

    Female1893–Female

    Male1898–1980Male

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1920

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Burrows .2 Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es ( see Burress ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Burris in household of William Burris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph Burris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Burris, "United States Census, 1920"

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