Harriet Sarah Burke

June 1858–18 February 1931 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Sarah

When Harriet Sarah Burke was born in June 1858, in New York, United States, her father, Marshall Burke, was 24 and her mother, Angeline Slade, was 18. She married Dolphus Skinner Brown on 13 May 1884, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1900 and Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1920. She died on 18 February 1931, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Dolphus Skinner Brown
Harriet Sarah Burke
Marriage: 13 May 1884
Elmer H Brown
Earl J Brown
Ethel Jenny Brown
S Ruth Brown
Willis Adolphus Brown

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  • Marriage
    13 May 1884New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 5
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Siobhan, Aileen, Brennan, Brigid, Donovan, Liam, Murphy, Ulick, Aidan, Dermot.English and Irish (of Anglo-Norman origin): habitational name from Burgh (Castle) in Suffolk, England. Burk represents an Anglo-Norman pronunciation of Old English burg, Middle English burgh ‘fortification’ (see Burgh ).German: variant of Burk .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Harriet S Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Hattie Burke in entry for George D Beirman and S Ruth Brown, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Hattie Burke in household of Benjamin Slade, "New York State Census, 1865"

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