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Burton Judd Blessing
Name: Burton Judd Blessing Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 11 Mar 1898 Birth Place: Meriden, Connecticut, USA Residence Date: 1919-1920 Residence Place: Connecticut, USA Father: Charles T Blessing Mother: Francis Mary Mesick Spouse: Dorothy E Harris
Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Military Questionnaires, 1919-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Connecticut WWI Military Questionnaires, 1919–1920. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut. ancestry.com
Burton Judd Blessing
The Hartford Courant Hartford, Connecticut Feb 18, 1920
Burton Judd Blessing
Hartford Courant Hartford, Connecticut February 21, 1970
Meriden, Connecticut, USA
Colony Street, Meriden, Conn.
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He married Dorothy E Harris
17 February 1920
in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
Dorothy E Harris
was born 30 January 1901
in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
She died 7 March 1989
in Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Burton Judd Blessing died 8 November 1982
in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA.
Burton Judd Blessing married Dorothy E Harris-- Date: 17 February 1920 Place: Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA WETHERSFIELD Miss Dorothy Harris daughter of Mr and Mrs H. A. Harris of Main street and Burton Blessing son of Mr and Mrs Charles Blessing of avenue were married ...
The Hartford Courant Feb 18, 1920
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Children: Warren Judd Blessing (b.16 July 1922, Hartford, Connecticut, USA d. 12 February 2012, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
1900 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Name Burton J Blessing Titles Residence Hartford city, Hartford, Connecticut Birth Date Mar 1898 Birthplace Connecticut Relationship to Head-of-Household Son Spouse Name Spouse Titles Spouse Birth Place Father Name Father Titles Father Birthplace Massachusetts Mother Name Mother ...Read MORE...
1903 - Silver Workers Make Demands Meriden, Conn., Sept. 30. - A demand for a nine hour day with ten hours' pay has been presented at all the factories of the International Silver company in this city and elsewhere, and it is...Read MORE...
1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan
1903 - October - First World Series The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It matched the Boston Americans of the American League against the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National...Read MORE...
June 28 - A small U.S. workforce arrives in Panama to survey, plan, and continue the excavation begun by...Read MORE...
1906 - Train Wreck MERIDEN, Conn., Nov. 29.- Two light coupled engines, north-bound from New Haven on the main line of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, crashed into a stalled freight train above Yalesville...Read MORE...
1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician promoted Taft as the next Republican president. Taft was elected president in 1908, serving one term. www.americaslibrary.gov - March 4, 1909
1910 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Name Burton J Blessing Birthplace Connecticut Relationship to Head of Household Son Residence Hartford Ward 7, Hartford, Connecticut Marital Status Single Race White Gender Male Immigration Year Father's Birthplace Massachusetts Mother's Birthplace Germany Family Number 102 Page...Read MORE...
1913 - July 10 - The mercury hit 134 degrees at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, CA, the hottest reading of record for the North American continent. Sandstorm conditions accompanied the heat. The high the previous day was 129 degrees, following a morning low of 93 degrees. The Weather Channel -
1914 - New Trial for Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield WETHERSFIELD, Conn., April 16. - Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield was awakened from a sound sleep late to-night and informed by the prison matron that a new trial had been granted to her.
1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.
1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster: In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Of the 36 passengers and 61 crew on board, 13 passengers and 22 crew die, as...Read MORE...
1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City
1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland
September 1, 1939
1940 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Name: Burton Blessing Age: 37 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Connecticut Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Head Home in 1940: Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Street: Main Street House Number: 288 Farm: No Inferred Residence in...Read MORE...
Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1940 Name: Burton J Blessing Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1940 Street Address: 288 Main Weth Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Emp Spouse: Dorothy E Blessing Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1940 ancestry.com Added: 4/3/2012 10:07:55 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/3/2012 10:08:06 AM - Beckie
1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain
May 10, 1940
1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.
1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. The...Read MORE...
MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are tickled pink that their scientists have grabbed the lead from the Americans in the satellite field. But ...Read MORE...
1958 - NASA formed
Hartford Suburban, Connecticut 1960 Name: Burton J Blessing Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1960 Street Address: 12 Warner Weth Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Insp Spouse: Dorothy H Blessing Publication Title: Hartford Suburban, Connecticut 1960 ancestry.com Added: 4/3/2012 10:09:42 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/3/2012 10:09:57 AM - Beckie
1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960 The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established federal inspection of local voter registration polls and introduced penalties for anyone who...Read MORE...
1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall
JFK assassination: Cronkite informs a shocked nation CBS Sunday Morning...Read MORE...
1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City
1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964 This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in public places, provided for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made...Read MORE...
1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam
1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968 Also known as the Fair Housing Act of 1968 Congress passed the act in an effort to impose a comprehensive solution to the problem of unlawful discrimination in housing based on race, color, sex,...Read MORE...
1968 - The ATM is invented (Don Wetzel, United States)
Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing Reading Through History...Read MORE...
1970 Hartford Courant - Feb 21, 1970 Mr. and Mrs. Burton J. Blessing, of. 12 Warner Place, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Tuesday. They were married in Trinity Parish, Wethersfield, ... Added: 4/3/2011 12:19:51 PM - Beckie Updated: -
1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was not addressed in politics or by the media, so he created the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970. An ...Read MORE...
1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio
1972 - Watergate
1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.
March 29, 1973
Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 Equal Credit Opportunity Act passes in the US. Until then, banks required single, widowed or divorced women to bring a man along to cosign any credit application, regardless of their income. They...Read MORE...
1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate
1974 - August 9 - Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) becomes 38th President of the United States after the resignation of Richard M. Nixon
August 9, 1974
Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1977 Name: Burton J Blessing Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1977 Street Address: 12 Warner pi Weth Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Ret Spouse: Dorothy H Blessing Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1977 ancestry.com Added: 4/3/2012 10:10:26 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/3/2012 10:10:35 AM - Beckie
1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
August 16, 1977
1977 - January 20 - Jimmy Carter (1924 - ) becomes 39th President of the United States
January 20, 1977
1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins
1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28
1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain
Vancouver, Wash. (UPI) - Mount St. Helens exploded in a giant, killer eruption Sunday that blew 600 feet off its summit, set off huge forest fires,...Read MORE...
1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley
President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981
1981 - First reported case of AIDS
1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn
1981 - Personal Computer introduced
1981 - January 20 - Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) beomes 40th President of the United States
January 20, 1981
First Name: Burton Middle Name: J Last Name: Blessing Gender: Male Birth Date: Mar 11, 1898 Death Date: Nov 8, 1982 Age: 84 Residence: Wethersfield, Hartfold Connecticut Birth Location: Connecticut Death Location: Wethersfield, Hartfold, CT Zip: 06109 Record Type: Death Record Groom's ...Read MORE...
Death mentioned in 9 Nov 1982 Hartford Courant, but not complete obit "Burton J Blessing, 12 Warner Place, Wethersfield"
Social Security Death Index Name: Burton Blessing Date of Birth: Friday March 11, 1898 Date of Death: November 1982 Est. Age at death: 84 years, 8 months Last known residence: City: Wethersfield Hartford County: Hartford State: Connecticut ZIP Code: 06109 Latitude: 41.7005 Longitude: -72.6721 Social Security details: State of Issue: Connecticut Number: 049-09-9274
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