Silas Burgess (1918 - 1985)

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Silas Burgess
1918 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Silas Burgess was born on March 9, 1918. He died in March 1985 at age 66. We know that Silas Burgess had been residing in Belton, Anderson County, South Carolina 29627.


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Silas Burgess passed away in March 1985 at age 66. He was born on March 9, 1918. We have no information about Silas's family. We know that Silas Burgess had been residing in Belton, Anderson County, South Carolina 29627.
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In 1918, in the year that Silas Burgess was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1928, at the age of just 10 years old, Silas was alive when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1944, by the time he was 26 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1971, at the age of 53 years old, Silas was alive when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1985, in the year of Silas Burgess's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Silas R Burgess
Born: around 1908
Illinois, United States
Silas M Burgess
Born: around 1918
South Carolina, United States
Silas T Burgess
Born: around 1914
Pennsylvania, United States

Other Burgesses

George H Burgess
Jul 18, 1924 - Sep 3, 1989
Lake City, SC
Grace B Burgess
Oct 29, 1925 - Jul 14, 1997
Union, SC
Walton E Burgess
Dec 19, 1918 - Jan 22, 1991
Gaffney, SC
Robert Dean Burgess
Jul 12, 1927 - Dec 9, 2005
Hayward, California
Grace H Burgess
May 22, 1901 - January 1994
Gaffney, SC
Alma Burgess
Apr 26, 1926 - Apr 16, 2011
Wagener, South Carolina
Judson Burgess
Aug 10, 1899 - June 1966
Union, South Carolina
Leon D Burgess
May 16, 1926 - Aug 22, 1993
Eight Mile, AL
C Burgess
Mar 20, 1961 - October 1990
Mariah A Burgess
Apr 1, 1960 - Sep 23, 2006
Bishopville, SC
Lillian Burgess
Oct 5, 1909 - Oct 2, 1995
Charleston, SC
John Burgess
Dec 21, 1926 - June 1984
Louisville, Kentucky
Joseph Burgess
Jul 24, 1924 - Apr 24, 1992
Annapolis, MD
Herman A Burgess
Sep 18, 1925 - Jan 1, 2002
Lilburn, GA
Howard T Burgess
Oct 29, 1909 - Feb 11, 1996
Belton, SC
Lois Burgess
Oct 18, 1923 - Dec 21, 1999
Taylors, SC
Joe Burgess
Dec 31, 1901 - June 1968
Mayesville, South Carolina
Roscoe Burgess
Dec 2, 1925 - Nov 3, 1988
Selma A Burgess
Dec 1, 1925 - Jan 3, 2007
Trenton, New Jersey
Edward Burgess
Aug 7, 1925 - Oct 18, 2005
Alcolu, South Carolina

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Westminster, SC
Lee R Prince
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Spokane, WA
Robert E Nix
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Violet Powell
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Howard Bates
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Dalton, Georgia
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Elias Burton
Aug 14, 1915 - December 1981
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