David Burbank (David Burbank)

David Burbank

Businessman. A dentist originally from New Hampshire, in 1867 he bought 4,600 acres of the Rancho La Providencia, and more than 4,000 acres of the Rancho San Rafael. These he combined to form a large and extremely successful sheep ranch. In 1886, he sold his holdings to the Providencia Land, Water, and Development Company for about $240,000. The future development was named “Burbank, California” in his honor. (bio by: Scott G)  Family links:  Spouse:  Clara A. Burbank (1830 – 1903)*  Children:  Adie Burbank (1860 – 1870)*  Flora W. Burbank Griffin (1864 – 1932)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • December, 17, 1821
  • USA

Died

  • January, 01, 1895
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
  • California
  • USA

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