Harry Vernon Burch

13 April 1906–12 April 1985 (Age 78)
Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States

The Life of Harry Vernon

When Harry Vernon Burch was born on 13 April 1906, in Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, his father, Humphrey Marion Burch, was 49 and his mother, Cora Verena Miller, was 28. He married Edith Marie Sweet on 3 September 1937, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. He lived in Plainfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1985 and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 2001. He died on 12 April 1985, in Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rockford, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Harry Vernon Burch
Edith Marie Sweet
Marriage: 3 September 1937

Spouse and Children

3 September 1937
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Humphrey Marion Burch





World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 3

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Birch .2 North German: habitational name from any of several places called Burg, in northern Germany originally denoting a fortified town or a fortified residence within a town. The form reflects the north German pronunciation of Burg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry V Burch in household of Louis M Rittenberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Burch in household of Humphrey Burch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Burch in household of Marion Burch, "United States Census, 1910"

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