Burton Dudley Persse

23 August 1883–June 1964 (Age 80)
New York, United States

The Life of Burton Dudley

When Burton Dudley Persse was born on 23 August 1883, in New York, United States, his father, Dudley Persse, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Alida Schuyler, was 35. He married Beulah B Kelsey on 11 November 1912, in Oswego, New York, United States. He died in June 1964, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fulton, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Burton Dudley Persse
Beulah B Kelsey
Marriage: 11 November 1912

Spouse and Children

11 November 1912
Oswego, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Dudley Persse


    Margaret Alida Schuyler




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

French (Pérusse): from Occitan perussa ‘wild pear tree’, hence a topographic name, or a habitational name from La Pérusse in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.

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

Sources (3)

  • Burton D Persse, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Burton D. Persse, "New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935"
  • Burton D. Persse, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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