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Emma Jane Cantonwine Burgman
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1863
Hardin County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1942
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA

Emma Jane (Cantonwine) Burgman was the daughter of Jacob & Christena (Dilling) Cantonwine and granddaughter of Charles & Mary Magdalena (Scholl) Cantonwine.

Charles, the patriarch of the Cantonwine family, immigrated to America from Prussia in 1806, arriving in Philadelphia, Penn., aboard the ship Orlando. The ship's passenger list shows "Chr. Kuntentwine, single man." The name Kuntentwine later evolved to Cantonwine, and Charles appears to be the only surnamed Kuntentwine/Cantonwine to immigrate to America. Eight or so years after his arrival in Philadelphia, in about 1814, Charles married Mary Magdalena Scholl, daughter of Charles Jacob & Margaret (Fuhr) Scholl, in Bedford county, Pennsylvania.

Emma married John C. Burgman, son of John P. & Harriette (Smith) Burgman.


THE DAILY SENTINEL (Grand Junction, Mesa, CO) 2-14-1942, p. 4 c. 8
Extracts from obituary of Emma Jane Burgman:
Emma Jane Cantonwine born 10-29-1863; came to Colorado with her parents and family when she was two. Spent her childhood in the Wet Mountain Valley near Buena Vista. She came to the Grand Junction area in 1884 and married John C. Burgman here 6-1-1884. Children: Mrs. Nettie Eastings [Eastman] and Harry C. Burgman both of Grand Junction; two grandchildren, Leonard Burgman of Grand Junction [d. Oct 29, 1979] and Alvera Burgman of Grand Junction; a son, Fred C. Burgman died in 1920 and another child in infancy. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Cantonwine (1815 - 1887)
  Christina Dilling Cantonwine (1815 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  John C Burgman (1854 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Nettie M Burgman Eastman (1889 - 1975)*
  Harry Clyde Burgman (1891 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry D. Cantonwine (1838 - 1863)*
  George Dillon Cantonwine (1840 - 1862)*
  Mary Ann Cantonwine Coon (1842 - 1879)*
  Susan Cantonwine Stewart (1844 - 1910)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Cantonwine Lamb (1847 - 1919)*
  William Wesley Cantonwine (1849 - 1931)*
  Catherine R. Cantonwine Stipp (1852 - 1869)*
  Martha I Cantonwine (1854 - 1854)*
  Alfred Dennis Cantonwine (1856 - 1926)*
  Nancy Ellen Cantonwine Duckett (1858 - 1951)*
  Emma Jane Cantonwine Burgman (1863 - 1942)
  John David Cantonwine (1863 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Orchard Mesa Cemetery
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Ann Koch
Record added: Oct 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12139542
Emma Jane <i>Cantonwine</i> Burgman
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Emma Jane <i>Cantonwine</i> Burgman
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Emma Jane <i>Cantonwine</i> Burgman
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- Mick from Tx
 Added: Dec. 31, 2005

- Ann Koch
 Added: Nov. 11, 2005
 
 
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