Joseph Burgess

Male 1887 -


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  • Name Joseph Burgess 
    Born 17 Mar 1887  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Roosevelt Memorial Park, Gardena, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I878  Bakewell Burgess | Confirmed relationship between Graham and Eric
    Last Modified 7 May 2014 

    Father John Burgess,   b. 22 Mar 1841, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1919, Watts, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Annie Oliver,   b. 17 Aug 1853, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1908, Wallace, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude Alma Solander,   b. 30 Sep 1890, Santa Ana, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1977, Fountain Valley, Orange Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Albert George Burgess,   b. 22 May 1908, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1993, Napa County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Luella Alma Burgess,   b. 02 Jul 1913, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 1987, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 9 May 2009 
    Family ID F304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roosevelt Memorial Park, Gardena, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Joseph Burgess 1917
    Joseph Burgess 1917
    In his blacksmith shop Watts, California
    Joseph Burgess Blacksmith shop
    Joseph Burgess Blacksmith shop
    Joseph Burgess (left), blacksmith shop, Watts, CA c. 1917

    Documents
    1880 Census Wallace
    1880 Census Wallace
    Wallace, Chester County, Pennsylvania
    1900 Census Wallace
    1900 Census Wallace
    Wallace, Chester County, Pennsylvania
    1910 census Los Angeles
    1910 census Los Angeles
    Joseph Burgess and Family
    San Antonio, Los Angeles, California
    Telegram John's death
    Telegram John's death
    Telegram from Joe to Arthur regarding John's death
    Black Book, John Burgess P16-17
    Black Book, John Burgess P16-17
    Peter Burgess
    north Church St., Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

    Mrs. Laura Statham
    Kirkham House, Waterloo Rd, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England

    Arthur Burgess
    Glen Moore, Penna.

    Geo Burgess
    23498 Cumberland St. Philadelphia PA.

    Joe Burgess
    Watts, Calif Box 83

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    Black Book, John Burgess P32-33
    Black Book, John Burgess P32-33
    Account of Arthur Burgess Act?
    ? of Annie Burgess. Late of Wallace Township
    Chester co. deceased
    The accountant charges himself as follows
    Each paid for letters $7.00
    " " E G Manger Undertaker 65.00
    " " ? Tomb Stones 58.00
    " " Daily local Ad Letters 2.00
    " " Fairview C. Burial Lot 13.50
    " " " Digging grave 5.00
    " " Hampton Baker 1.33
    " " Annie Shingle Services 2.50
    " " Kate Rice " 2.50
    " " Dr. Corson medical services 16.50
    " " W H Miller Groceries 5.78
    " " E Spackman Passing Ac 10.25
    " " J Newt Wynn Attorney 25.00
    " " Arthur Burgess Compens 30.00

    By Balance due Estate and paid out under intestate law 500.00
    745.21


    To amt. on deposit in Phila 500.03 Savings fund 7th ad Walnut St
    ? received from John Burgess,
    to pay funeral expenses 245.78

    745.21

    Paid John Burgess .25 125.00
    " Arthur Burgess .25 125.01
    " Geo Burgess .25 125.01
    " Jos Burgess .25 125.01

    $500.03

    We the undersigned being all partis named above, do hereby acknowledge that we have received our shares of the estae of annie Burgess, deceased.
    Died Oct 3rd 1908
    Aged 54 years.
    Letter John Burgess Sep 17, 1911 P1-3
    Letter John Burgess Sep 17, 1911 P1-3
    Letter From John to Arthur and Ella,

    Dear Son and Daughter,

    You will no doubt be surprised to hear from me.
    but I could not leave without writing to you I am here in Philadelphia
    last Sunday Geo and Joe came to Los Angeles to see me off they want me to come back to Calif but I do not know how it will be. I am sailing from here next Saturday 23rd I go on board at 8AM. I shall stay this winter and by that time I shall see how I like it would very much like to see you both if it where possible before I leave, if not write to Keystone hotel room 39.
    I am well but tired out having been on the train from last Sunday.