Thursday, February 1, 2024

Randy's Cousins -- 7th Cousin 2X Removed Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950), the Noted Author

 This week's famous cousin is Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950). the noted author.  

Here is the FamilySearch Family Tree Brief Life History biography:

When Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on 1 September 1875, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, George Tyler Burroughs, was 41 and his mother, Mary Evaline Zieger, was 34. He married Emma Centennia Hulbert on 31 January 1900, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920 and Representative District 4, Oahu, Hawaii, United States in 1940. He died on 19 March 1950, in Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tarzana, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
His Wikipedia entry is here.

The FamilySearch Family Tree indicates that I am his 6th cousin three times removed. Here is the closest relationship path from Relative Finder:

My most recent common ancestors with cousin Edgar Rice Burroughs are my 7th great-grandparents Moses Barron (1643-1699) and Mary Learned (1647-????).

My daughters and my grandkids will be thrilled, I think.  I am!  My mother would have been too.

Are you related to Edgar Rice Burroughs?  Check it out on FamilySearch Family Tree by clicking the "View Relationship" link at the top of the page.  Note that you have to be a profile connected to the FamilySearch Family Tree in order for this to work.


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