Naomi Burnett

Brief Life History of Naomi

When Naomi Burnett was born on 19 February 1914, in Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States, her father, Granville M. Burnett, was 40 and her mother, Millie Eleanor Sullivan, was 40. She married Allan W McGhee on 22 April 1944, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. She lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1950. She died on 29 December 2001, in Overland Park, Johnson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Overland Park, Johnson, Kansas, United States.

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Allan W McGhee
1916–2013
Naomi Burnett
1914–2001
Marriage: 22 April 1944

Sources (6)

  • Naomi B McGhee, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Naomi B Burnett McGhee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Naomi Burnett in entry for Allan W Mc Ghee, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Tyrone and Antrim): descriptive nickname of Norman origin, from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brown ), or possibly in some instances a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of burnete, a high quality woolen cloth, originally dark brown in color.

Probably also an altered form of English Barnett .

In some cases also an altered form of French Burnet ; compare Burnette .

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

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