Rebecca Chalner Burkitt (1848 - 1927)

Rebecca Chalner Burkitt
1848 - 1927
updated June 11, 2019
Rebecca Chalner Burkitt was born in April 1848 in Stamford, England United Kingdom. She was born to Richard Burkitt and Martha (Charter) Burkitt, with siblings Thomas, Harriet, Anna, Annie, Mary, and Eva. She died on January 11, 1927 in Cheltenham, VIC Australia at 78 years of age.
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Rebecca Chalner Burkitt
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Rebecca Burkitt was born in in Stamford, Lincolnshire County, England United Kingdom PE9
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Rebecca Burkitt was born in in Stamford, Lincolnshire County, England United Kingdom PE9
Rebecca Burkitt died on in Cheltenham, VIC Australia 3192
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Rebecca Chalner Burkitt died on January 11, 1927 in Cheltenham, VIC Australia at age 78. She was born in April 1848 in Stamford, England United Kingdom. She was born to Richard Burkitt and Martha (Charter) Burkitt, with siblings Thomas, Harriet, Anna, Annie, Mary, and Eva.
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In 1848, in the year that Rebecca Chalner Burkitt was born, on January 24th, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in California. On August 19th, the New York Herald published news of the Gold Rush in California - alerting the east coast. The Gold Rush brought over 300,000 people to northern California from the rest of the US and overseas.

In 1855, she was just 7 years old when on June 29th, The Daily Telegraph began in London. The newspaper began as The Daily Telegraph and Courier and still has the reputation of being a quality paper.

In 1866, Rebecca was 18 years old when on February 13th, the first robbery committed by Jesse James and his gang - a daylight bank robbery - occurred in Liberty, Missouri. Jesse's presence has been disputed but most historians agree that he was there.

In 1873, at the age of 25 years old, Rebecca was alive when on May 27th, German archaeologist and businessman Heinrich Schliemann found what he said was "Priam's Treasure" - confirming the existence of ancient Troy. The find in Hissarlik Turkey is still disputed as being a part of Troy.

In 1927, in the year of Rebecca Chalner Burkitt's passing, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

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