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William A. Burgus/Margaret Brumm (F7829)

Family: William A. Burgus/Margaret Brumm (F7829)

m. 21 Jun 1877

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  • William A. BurgusFather | Male
    William A. Burgus

    Born  20 Apr 1853  Pomer, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Sep 1937  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 Sep 1937  Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  21 Jun 1877  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]  Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Friedrich H. Burgus | F7830 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Henrietta "Henriche" Wagner | F7830 Group Sheet 

    Margaret BrummMother | Female
    Margaret Brumm

    Born  May 1857  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jan 1946  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  Jan 1946  Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Carl "Charles" Brumm | F12 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eva Juliana Osswald | F12 Group Sheet 

    Charles Edward BurgusChild 1 | Male
    > Charles Edward Burgus

    Born  22 Sep 1878  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Aug 1971  rural Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  19 Aug 1971  North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Lyde Workman Kellogg | F7538 
    Married  24 Feb 1904  Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    William Frederick BurgusChild 2 | Male
    > William Frederick Burgus

    Born  7 Mar 1880  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Mar 1929  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  26 Mar 1929  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elnora Mary "Ellen" Schuler | F16117 
    Married     
    Spouse  Grace Viola Upton | F8254 
    Married  29 Mar 1911  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Louis D. BurgusChild 3 | Male
    > Louis D. Burgus

    Born  27 Jun 1884  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Mar 1959  Saint Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  25 Mar 1959   
    Spouse  Margaret Ann Dreckmeier | F16118 
    Married  4 Oct 1911  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Ida Henrietta BurgusChild 4 | Female
    > Ida Henrietta Burgus

    Born  20 Apr 1886  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Feb 1939  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Morris John Henry Schmidt | F11716 
    Married  1 Dec 1909  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Fredrick Emil "Fred" BurgusChild 5 | Male
    > Fredrick Emil "Fred" Burgus

    Born  10 Aug 1888  Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Sep 1936  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  5 Sep 1936  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Laura Minnie Wedertz | F16135 
    Married  24 Jun 1914  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Harry August BurgusChild 6 | Male
    > Harry August Burgus

    Born  3 Oct 1893  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jan 1977  Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 Jan 1977  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Agnes Marion Heffner | F8603 
    Married  9 May 1917  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos

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    The Family of William and Margaret Burgus
    The Family of William and Margaret Burgus
    This photograph, kindly provided by researchers John and Marjorie "Marge" (Burgus) Peterson, is of the family of William A. Burgus and his wife, Margaret (Brumm) Burgus. Those in the photograph are, back row left to right: William Frederick, Charles Edward, Ida Henrietta, and Louis D. Burgus. Front row, left to right: William A., Frederick E., Harry August, and mother Margaret Burgus.
    The 50th Wedding Anniversary of William A. and Margaret (Brumm) Burgus
    The 50th Wedding Anniversary of William A. and Margaret (Brumm) Burgus
    This photograph was taken in 1927 at the 50th wedding anniversary of William A. and Margaret (Brumm) Burgus. This particular photograph is of them and five of their children that day. From left to right, back row, pictured are: Charles E., Harry A., Louis D., and William F. Burgus. Front row: William A., Margaret, and Ida (Burgus) Schmidt.
    Photograph From the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Margaret (Brumm) and William A. Burgus
    Photograph From the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Margaret (Brumm) and William A. Burgus
    This photograph was taken in 1927 at the 50th wedding anniversary of William and Margaret (Brumm) Burgus. There are two photographs that John and Marge (Burgus) Peterson have kindly provided from that event. The other photograph was taken of William, Margaret, and their children. This picture is of William, Margaret, and other relatives attending who weren't in the "immediate" family. These are identified as follows, back row left to right: Gustav Bengamen "Gus" Burgus, Johann Karl "John" Ries, Mary C. (Gorr) Burgus (wife of a deceased brother, August William), Mary Elissa Melzina (Burgus) Ries (sister of William). Front row, left to right: Anna Marie "Emma" (Wiegert) Burgus (wife of Gustav), (apparently) Fredericka Rachel (Brumm) Nantz (sister of Margaret), Margaret (Brumm) Burgus, William A. Burgus and Mary Katherine "Kate" (Knotts) Burgus (wife of John B. Burgus, William's half brother).
    Four Burgus Generations
    Four Burgus Generations
    Taken on the Burgus family farm near Sperry, Iowa, in about 1939, this photograph highlights the following members of the extended family of William A. and Margaret (Brumm) Burgus. In the back are Charles Edward Burgus holding his granddaughter, Delores Lavon Burgus. The next row are Marvin Edward Burgus, Margaret Burgus, and somewhat in front of her on her left, Marjorie Ann Burgus. Stnading on the right is Cecil William Burgus. Cecil was the father of the three children. Charles was his father, Margaret was the mother of Charles. Photo provided courtesy of Marge and John Peterson

  • Notes  Iowa Marriage Records:
    • Groom's Name: William Burges; Groom's Birth Date: 1853; Groom's Age: 24; Bride's Name: Margaret Brumm; Bride's Birth Date: 1857; Bride's Age: 20; Marriage Date: 21 June 1877; Marriage Place: Des Moines, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02685-9; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1675730; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992

    Alt. Marriage:
    • According to son Fredrick's 1925 Iowa state census, William and Margaret were married in Kingston, Iowa; according to Fredrick's brother, William's census information, they were married in Burlington. Their marriage record at Family Labs simply lists it as Des Moines County, which could be either one.

    Headstone Photograph:
    • William and Margaret Burgus's grave is located at the Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery in Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Burgus: William, 1853-1937; Margaret, 1957-1946"

    Anniversary Announcement:
    • Mr. and Mrs. William Burgus of near Kingston celebrated their golden anniversary this week with their six children and families, and intimate friends at the party.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1496] World Connect - Burgus Family tree: burgus, (last updated: 2007-12-23 12:25:02 UTC (Sun), contact: John) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 2, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 8B, page number: 13; enumeration date: June 20, 1900

    3. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1691

    4. [S3056] Stang Family Album, Robert A. Stang, (Published in 2003, 2007 on data CD) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S2799] World Connect - My WEST connection: shawn62, (last updated: 2010-07-27 02:11:10 UTC (Tue), contact Shawn) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S2330] Burgus, William A. - Obituary (Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette), (originally published in The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 3, September 14, 1937; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).