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 Emma Jane <I>Cantonwine</I> Burgman

Emma Jane Cantonwine Burgman

Birth
Hardin County, Iowa, USA
Death 13 Feb 1942 (aged 78)
Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, USA
Burial Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 12139542 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Ann Koch
  • Added: 23 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12139542
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Jane Cantonwine Burgman (29 Oct 1863–13 Feb 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12139542, citing Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Ann Koch (contributor 46800231) .