Ralph Burbridge

19 February 1920–3 February 2013 (Age 93)
Louisiana, Pike, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Burbridge was born on 19 February 1920, in Louisiana, Pike, Missouri, United States, his father, Ivan Burbridge, was 26 and his mother, Polly Anne Bassnett, was 27. He lived in Buffalo Township, Pike, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1998. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 3 February 2013, in Des Moines, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Ivan Burbridge
Polly Anne Bassnett
Ralph Burbridge
Gloria Burbridge

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 11

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Burbage , altered by folk etymology, or possibly a habitational name from a lost place so named.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Burbridge in household of Ivan Burbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Burbridge, "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946"
  • Ralph Burbridge in entry for Mrs Gloria B Silvey, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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