Elizay Burdgess (1888 - 1969)



Elizay Burdgess’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Elizay so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Elizay’s biography.

Elizay Burdgess Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Elizay Burdgess and their immediate Burdgess family. Add to Elizay Burdgess's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.



Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Elizay.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Elizay Burdgess? Add burial and funeral information.


Last Known Residence

Walls, De Soto County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy


Add family members


Did Elizay finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Elizay attend? Add education.


Share what Elizay did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Elizay Burdgess is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name



Unknown. Add Elizay's ethnicity.


Unknown. Add Elizay's nationality.


Unknown. Was Elizay a religious person? Add Elizay’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Elizay during various points of their life.


1888 - In the year that Elizay Burdgess was born, on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

1891 - Elizay was only 3 years old when from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

1897 - When this person was just 9 years old, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

1899 - By the time this person was just 11 years old, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1969 - In the year of Elizay Burdgess's passing, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

Elizay Burdgess Family Tree

Who was Elizay’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Elizay’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Elizay's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Elizay Burdgess
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Elizay's family tree by clicking here.


This obit of Elizay Burdgess is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Elizay Burdgess passed away on February 15, 1969 at age 80. No cause of death has been entered. Elizay was born on July 10, 1888. There is no information about Elizay's immediate family. We know that Elizay Burdgess had been residing in Walls, De Soto County, Mississippi.


What do you remember about Elizay Burdgess? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Elizay is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Elizay Burdgess