29 October 2009

Henry P. Burghard

Henry Peter
Son of F. H. & M. C. Burghard
1860 - 1920

Macon Weekly Telegraph
2 August 1920


Henry P. Burghard, aged 60 years, died at the home of his mother, Mrs. M. C. Burghard, Vineville avenue, Sunday morning at 7:30 o'clock after an illness of five months.

Mr. Burghard was born and reared in Macon, but for the past thirty-five years had been a resident of Birmingham, Ala., and was engaged in the wholesale salvage business.

Surviving him, besides his mother, are one brother, L. H. Burghard; two sisters, Misses Annie and Minnie Burghard, of Macon.

Funeral services will be held from Burghard's chapel this morning at 11 o'clock. Bishop W. N. Ainsworth will conduct the service. Interment will be in Rose Hill cemetery."

3 August 1920

Funeral services for Henry P. Burghard, aged 60 years, who died Sunday morning at the residence of his mother, Mrs. M. C. Burghard on Vineville avenue, were held yesterday morning at 11 o'clock from Burghard's Chapel, 718 Cherry street, Bishop W. N. Ainsworth officiating. Interment was in Rose Hill cemetery. The following acted as pallbearers: L. H. Burghard, W. W. Jones, Sr., A. W. Jones, W. W. Jones, Jr., Louis R. Jones and Clarence Jones, all relatives of the deceased."

[Note: L. H. Burghard, Henry's brother, was an undertaker and operator of Burghard's Chapel.]

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