Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt (1862 - 1945)

Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt
1862 - 1945
updated June 11, 2019
Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt, father to 6 children, was born in 1862 in Portland, VIC Australia. He was born to Richard Burkitt and Martha (Charter) Burkitt, with siblings Harriet, Rebecca, Anna, Annie, Mary, and Eva. He married Anne Boardman, and they gave birth to Raymond Burkitt, Donald Burkitt, Harley Burkitt, Constance Pearl Burkitt, Catherine Burkitt, and Lesley Victoria Burkitt. Thomas died on July 11, 1945 in Box Hill, VIC Australia at 83 years of age. We know that Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt had been residing in Omeo, Australia.
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Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt
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Arthur Wentworth
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Burkitt
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Omeo, Australia
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Thomas Burkitt was born in in Portland, Glenelg Shire County, VIC Australia 3305
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Thomas Burkitt died on in Box Hill, Whitehorse City County, VIC Australia 3128
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Thomas Burkitt was born in in Portland, Glenelg Shire County, VIC Australia 3305
Thomas Burkitt died on in Box Hill, Whitehorse City County, VIC Australia 3128
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Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt Family Tree

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Parents:

1825 - Nov 3, 1875
1823 - Apr 18, 1907

Siblings:

April 1847 - Nov 24, 1917
April 1848 - Jan 11, 1927
January 1850 - Unknown
June 1856 - 1861

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Aug 10, 1879 - Jan 2, 1974

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May 24, 1910 - Unknown
Nov 29, 1906 - Jan 16, 1957
1909 - 1985
Jun 5, 1912 - Apr 22, 2010
1915 - 1974
Nov 17, 1917 - Jul 5, 2007

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Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt, father to 6 children, passed away on July 11, 1945 in Box Hill, VIC Australia at age 83. Thomas was born in 1862 in Portland, VIC Australia. He was born to Richard Burkitt and Martha (Charter) Burkitt, with siblings Harriet, Rebecca, Anna, Annie, Mary, and Eva. He married Anne Boardman, and they gave birth to Raymond Burkitt, Donald Burkitt, Harley Burkitt, Constance Pearl Burkitt, Catherine Burkitt, and Lesley Victoria Burkitt. We know that Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt had been residing in Omeo, Australia.
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In 1862, in the year that Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt was born, on February 22nd, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America. His term was to be for 6 years.

In 1877, at the age of merely 15 years old, Thomas was alive when on January 8th, the Battle of Wolf Mountain occurred in southern Montana Territory. Crazy Horse, Two Moon, and their warriors fought the United States Cavalry. The battle was a tactical draw and by May, Crazy Horse and his followers had surrendered at Camp Robinson.

In 1880, at the age of 18 years old, Thomas was alive when in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

In 1924, at the age of 62 years old, Thomas was alive when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1945, in the year of Thomas Arthur Wentworth Burkitt's passing, on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

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