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M.M. Burger


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Date: 5/12/2007 at 19:56:42

M. M. BURGER, farmer, P. O. Seneca, was born in 1816 in Niagara County, N. Y. Reared in Genesee County, N. Y., and Crawford County, Pa., which county he left In 1850 for the West; settling in Allamakee County, Iowa, locating on Indian land, he improved a farm. Twelve years later moved to Illinois, where he started a fruit farm; this Egyptian venture proved failure. He came to Kansas in 1870, locating on his present farm. Has 180 acres, 25 of timber, and a fine 3-acre grove of black walnut. A tasteful farm home and an ample barn were built by himself. Mr. Burger married in Crawford County, Pa., Miss Emily Scoville, by whom he has seven children - Emma, now Mrs. H. Allison; Cora, Mrs. M. Taylor; Ida, Mrs. C. Sheperd; Melissia, Mrs. Dr. Snyder; Ella, Mrs. P. Johnson; Harry D. and Minnie. Both or the youngest are with the parents. Mr. Burger is a Republican political in political faith.

~source: History of the State of Kansas, edited by William G. Cutler, 1883; Nemaha county

History of the State of Kansas, 1883

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