W Jeremiah Burnett

13 February 1879–9 April 1954 (Age 75)
Burnett, Wayne, Georgia, United States

The Life of W Jeremiah

When W Jeremiah Burnett was born on 13 February 1879, in Burnett, Wayne, Georgia, United States, his father, John Burnett, was 25 and his mother, Anna Jane Burnett, was 27. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Wayne, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 9 April 1954, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in West Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: descriptive nickname from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ ( see Brown ).

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

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  • Jeremiah Burnett in household of John Burnett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1910 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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