Miriam Converse <I>Johnson</I> Burlingame


Miriam Converse Johnson Burlingame

Aberdeen, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Death 21 Jul 2004 (aged 89)
Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Aberdeen, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 35415244 View Source

Burial July 24, 2004, Rev. David Hudson officiating.

Mrs. Burlingame was born in Aberdeen to the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Talbot Johnson. She graduated from Randolph Macon College. She was in charge of the North Carolina Exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair, where she met her future husband, the late Westcott Burlingame Jr. They were married in Aberdeen in 1940. The Burlingames lived in Rochester, N.Y., where she was a homemaker and active in volunteer work. They moved to Forest Hills in Aberdeen in 1977. Mrs. Burlingame was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church, and served as a volunteer at the Southern Pines Civic Club and Moore Regional Hospital. She enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening, playing bridge and traveling. Her sister, Betsy Johnson Allport, preceded her in death.

Surviving are her daughter, Leslie J. Burlingame of Lancaster, Pa.; son, Westcott Burlingame III of Hendersonville; brother, Lawrence Johnson of Aberdeen; two grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews.

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