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
Mary Boneda Heckman
Kenneth Eugene Burris
Thurman Byron Burris
Sharon Eileen Burris

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    Sarah Jane Burris


    Lola Ines Burris


    Emma Burris



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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.

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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