Frances Buger

14 May 1910–11 December 2010 (Age 100)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frances

Frances Buger was born on 14 May 1910, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She died on 11 December 2010, in Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 100.

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Martin Francis Carey
Frances Buger

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 9

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; this surname is recorded in England in the 19th century, also spelled Boot(i)er, suggesting that it could be of French origin, perhaps a respelling of Boutier (or the variants Buthier or Buttier), from the Germanic personal name Bothari.

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

Sources (2)

  • Frances M Burger in entry for Martin F Carey, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Frances Burger in entry for Martin Edward Carey, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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