Indiana McCaslins

William Melville BurgeAge: 91 years19162007

William Melville Burge
Birth December 13, 1916 32 28
Census 1920 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMinnie E McCaslin (McCasland)
February 21, 1923 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherMyron Mellville Padden
April 25, 1929 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherHarry Lowry Burge
before 1930 (Age 13 years)

Note: Harry Burge's wife Avis is recorded as a widow in the 1930 US Census
Census 1930 (Age 13 years)
Death of a motherHarriet Avis Padden
October 21, 1964 (Age 47 years)
Death December 15, 2007 (Age 91 years)
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Marriage: March 15, 1911, Jackson, Missouri
4 years
elder brother
18 months
William Melville Burge
Birth: December 13, 1916 32 28Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Death: December 15, 2007, San Diego, California
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Marriage: about 1908
Divorce: after April 22, 1910

Shared note
William Melville Burge was born 10 am on 13 Dec 1916 at home (1128 Farwell Ave, Rogers Park, Chicago, Cook Illinois), the third child of 31-year old Harry Lowry Burge (birthplace Niles, Michigan) and 28-year-old Avis Padden (birthplace Nebraska). The doctor delivering the child was MC Bragdon. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 34-year-old, Michigan-born Harry L Burge and his 29-year old Nebraska-born wife Avis [Harriet Avis Padden Hodge] Burge have in their household their Illinois-born sons, 4-year 6-month-old Harry L Jr and 3-year-old William. The family is living in a house that Harry owns (but with a mortgage) at 4601 Clarissa Ave. Harry is a traveling salesman for a trunk company. Harry and Avis are literate and speak English. Harry's parents were born in Michigan. Avis' father was born in Ohio and her mother in Nebraska. The children's father was born in Michigan and their mother in Nebraska. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California,38-year-old Nebraska-born widowed Avis P Burge is head of a household containing her two Illinois-born sons, 14-year old Harry and 13-year old Billy [William]. Both have attended school in the past year. The family is living at 416 Winsor Blvd in a house that Avis owns, worth $11,000. They have a radio. Avis has no profession. Avis' father was born in Iowa [sic] and her mother in Nebraska. The children's father was born in Michigan and their mother in Nebraska. William Melville Burge, born 13 Dec 1916, died 15 Dec 2007. His last residence of record was Spring Valley, San Diego, California 92078. He had applied for his Social Security Number in California before 1951. The San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Dec 2007 County Obituaries A-E WILLIAM MELVILLE BURGE Dec. 13, 1916-Dec. 15, 2007 William Melville Burge, 91, of Carlsbad died Saturday. He was born in Chicago and was a supervisor for Honeywell. He served in the Army Air Corps. Survivors include his wife, Eloise Burge; son, Scott Burge of New York; and three grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday, 180 Pond Field Road, Bronxville, N.Y. Arrangements: California Funeral Alternatives.